Students participating in contact sports worse off in learning and memory.
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High school athletes aspiring to become professionals may be in for a disappointment. Fewer than one percent of student athletes make the draft.
Football star Peyton Manning recently received an experimental stem cell therapy in Europe for a neck injury.
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Linebacker Ray Lewis says canceling the football season may increase crime, and he may be correct. Kind of.
The New York State Health Department has made a list of "risky games" including dodgeball, wiffleball, kickball, horseshoes and freeze tag.
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A new breed of fitness apparel equipped with flexible sensors and microchips for measuring heartrate and blood pressure and overall physical health could be less than two years away.
Among the youth of America and England, homophobia is going extinct, according to sociologist Eric Anderson.