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Respirology reports that suffers of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can reduce their risk of being hospitalized with severe attacks, by maintaining an exercise regime of walking between three to six kilometers a day.
An international team of scientists have identified potentially dangerous amounts of methamphetamine analog in the workout supplement Craze, a product widely sold across the U.S. and online. The study, published in Drug Testing and Analysis, was prompted by a spate of failed athletic drug tests. The results reveal the presence of methamphetamine analog N,α-DEPEA, which has not been safely tested for human consumption, in three samples.
StatisticsViews gains an exclusive interview with political pundit and celebrity statistician Nate Silver
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The Savage Way is the rags to riches story of Frank Savage; how he overcame humble beginnings to become a trailblazer for African Americans in finance, media, academia and more recently, competitive sailing.
Running a Marathon For Dummies gives you exercises, programs, and tips to improve your running stamina, speed, and overall health. It takes you from sitting on the couch through running your first 26.2 mile marathon—and beyond.
Celebrating 25 years, Brandon Steiner shares the philosophies that have built Steiner Sports Marketing into one of the largest sports marketing and memorabilia companies in the industry.
Domestic violence rates rose by an average of 30 percent each time England won or lost their games during the 2010 World Cup, but draws had little impact on the statistics.
The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries: An Illustrated Guide to the Management of Injuries in Physical Activity
Created in collaboration with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, this exciting new book provides an extensive guide to the diagnosis, management, and continued care of patients with sports injuries.
Jon Emmett has succeeded in guiding China’s Xu Lijia to a gold medal in the Laser Radial class in the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth.
In preparation for this year’s 2012 London Olympics, John A. Davis’ book, The Olympic Games Effect: The Value of Sports Marketing in Creating Successful Brands, Revised and Updated, shares how, in recent years, the games have evolved into a seductively attractive vehicle for a wide range of audiences, from consumers to corporations, and the impact each Olympics had on the city and nation where the Games were hosted.
A new study published in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis found that DMAA, a stimulant often found in many nutritional and sports supplements, does not originate from natural substances and is actually comprised of synthetic compounds.
What drives someone to row across the Atlantic or sail, single-handed, around the globe? What does it feel like to be a human, alone, in the middle of a huge ocean? Sailing – it’s an unpredictable and dangerous activity and yet it has woven its way into the hearts and souls of many for centuries.
The only official commemorative chronicle of the Games, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: The Official Commemorative Book will be published by Wiley on 12 October 2012 and is set to become the ultimate keepsake of this magnificent event.
A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine reveals that handlebar position is associated with changes in genital sensation in female cyclists.
Study in the British Journal of Sociology shows fans blame conservative boardrooms and agents for lack of openness
Dummies “In a Day” e-books include unique elements specifically created for this series, such as directions to online practice tutorials and quick 5-minute exercises designed to help readers get a better grasp of the topic.
Feel the need for speed with Asymmetric Sailing.
Asymmetric designs have revolutionized the sport of sailing but require a special set of skills. Now you can learn the secrets of getting the most from your boat - whether you sail an entry level dinghy, high performance skiff, sportsboat or catamaran.
Usain Bolt can achieve faster running times with no extra effort on his part or improvement to his fitness, according to a study published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Cambridge Professor of Mathematical Sciences John D. Barrow illustrates how, based on concrete mathematical evidence, Bolt can cut his world record from 9.58 seconds to 9.45.