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Runners aren't the only athletes who can track their stats with a wearable device — a slew of new wearable sensors are aimed at sports players.
Epson is launching three new GPS watches in North America, the company announced here in Las Vegas today at CES. The "Runsense" watches will be geared towards runners and other fitness buffs.
The field of “big data” analytics has come to sport and athletics, with massive implications for sport as we know it.
While the association between violence against women and elite athletes is not uncommon, it is not sports per se that are the problem.
Falling down and getting hurt is a big problem for older adults. Now, new research from Australia suggests that the only type of exercise that lowers older adults' risk of falling down is swimming.
College athletes who play contact sports, such as football and soccer, are more likely to harbor the superbug MRSA than athletes who play non-contact sports, a new study finds.
New helmet ratings, based on laboratory testing, will let consumers know which hockey protection is best at preventing concussions.
The newest jetpack won't help you realize your dreams of flying across the sky, but it could help you run a mile in just four minutes.
The World Cup is the most-watched sporting event on Earth, and this year's Brazuca soccer ball is a marvel of engineering.
After controversy over the unstable soccer ball used in the last World Cup, players should find this year's version a breeze. New research suggests that the Adidas Brazuca has a stable flight path.
In 2012, nearly 5,000 people in the United States visited the emergency department for injuries from pool chemicals, a new report says.
While many people don't consider basketball a contact sport, 2.5 million student basketball players were treated for injuries between 2005 and 2001.
Peeing in the pool not only has an ick factor, but also produces a surprising health hazard when it combines with pool chemicals, a new study says.
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