Pitching the biomechanics

Pitching the biomechanics
The fate of baseball teams valued at millions of dollars and followed by millions of rabid fans can come down to the elbow. More »

Ultra-endurance athletics

Ultra-endurance athletics

Ultra sports are exploding! Why would anybody bike 508 miles across the desert – or run 135? What are the rigors of training, the More »

Scientists Sock it To Socks

Scientists Sock it To Socks

Think all socks are created equal? Think about socks at all? A few scientists say that choosing the right pair of socks is a major feat More »

Science Meets Sports

Science Meets Sports

The Why Files looks at kinesiology, sports medicine, psychology and some ancient Olympic history, brought to life. More »

Sports Doping

Sports Doping

What is EPO? What are steroids? Do steroids cause aggression? Are steroidal athletes bad role models? Are we over-reacting? More »

Endurance Sports: Training Tips

Endurance Sports: Training Tips

Armstrong wins historic 7th Tour de France. How do endurance athletes prepare for Tour de France? Marathon? Ironman? More »

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

It’s not just football. Hockey and biking are dangerous sports too. What are the real dangers of our athletic obsessions? What is the More »

Baseball Science

Baseball Science

Throw a curve ball. Evade the rainstorm. And don’t get mouth cancer. It’s all in an afternoon’s ball game. More »