Researchers study the link between imagery and how it impacts motor learning and sports performance.
A new study debunks abstinence theories and suggests athletes should not feel guilty when engaging in sexual activity up to the day before competition.
A new study reports football linemen are more likely to have increased blood pressure along with changes to heart size and structure.
JHU researchers investigated the mindsets of Olympians. The brain activity of medal contenders reveals who will choke under pressure, and who will keep their cool.
Researchers investigate why some people believe in superstitions. They reveal that, for many, superstitions can reduce anxiety and create a positive mental attitude.
A new study, which involved a small sample of former professional athletes, found no evidence of early onset dementia.
Researchers report NBA players who are more skilled than their peers early in their careers remain more skilled as they age. Additionally, they have a slower decline in their performance after the peak of their careers.
Sports participation is associated with increased hippocampal volume in children. For boys, the change of hippocampal volume was linked to a reduction of depressive symptoms. Findings suggest participating in sporting activities could help to reduce depression in adolescent males.
Participating in sports can help to reduce risk factors and improve symptoms of depression and anxiety. Indoor team athletics based sports were associated with lowering depression and anxiety.