It takes more than grueling workouts to become an elite athlete. Mental strength is just as important as physical condition. Our researchers study how athletes can win on the playing fields of the mind.
With 3D GAIT analysis developed at UCalgary, clinicians around the world can help runners solve biomechanical problems that lead to injuries.
Why should we get and stay physically active? UCalgary athletes, alumni and researchers tackle the age-old question and find that the benefits of sports reach far beyond the physical.
Fatigue, injuries, exercise, diet, running shoes – nothing is off-limits when it comes to studying ways to get the most out of the human body.
Are non-human athletes vulnerable to the same ailments as are their human counterparts? Our researchers study such factors as performance stress, cardiovascular health and gastric ulcers in performance horses.
With a focus on prevention, our researchers look at all facets of youth sports injuries, from causes to symptoms to recovery.
A Schulich School of Engineering student looks at how chuckwagon poles respond to the stress of competition.
New technology being developed in the Faculty of Kinesiology provides personalized, on-the-spot performance feedback, taking sports science up a few gears.
Kinesiology research shows a 64% reduction in concussion risk when Peewee players are disallowed from hitting.
After years of pursuing athletic dreams, what are the options when the days of training and competitions are over? Two Olympians share their stories.
Researchers at UCalgary are studying how our online social traits can identify us as certainly as our facial expressions and the way we walk.
Two UCalgary researchers have found that characteristics essential to rock climbing can also contribute to success in business leadership.
Researchers evaluate the economic impact of a youth neuromuscular training strategy on health-care costs.
Women appear to be closing the gap in endurance running, but are they faster than men?
By adapting methods used in elite athletics, UCalgary researchers seek to understand the mechanisms that cause fatigue.
An analysis of medical literature dating back to the 1980s singles out rugby, hockey and football as the highest-risk sports for concussion.
UCalgary’s Running Injury Clinic is taking on osteoarthritis of the knee with a precision medicine approach.
A biomechanics study reveals potential new ways to treat one of the most common running injuries.
Intrigued by differences in athletic ability, one researcher finds that a certain muscle protein plays a role in cardiovascular fitness.
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