Fosbury Flop – The Art of High Jumping

Often players are seen to apply the concepts of physics in order to understand and perform better in games. With the advent and advancement of modern scientific tools, understanding of sports has become more interesting. Beside the modern tools of technology, players use fundamental science to improve performance. Fosbury flop is such an event in the history of high jumping. During the 1968 Olympic, American … Continue reading Fosbury Flop – The Art of High Jumping

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Bone development

Bone development in adolescent male footballers, swimmers and cyclists

Playing football can improve bone development in adolescent boys, new research shows. In a study comparing adolescent footballers to swimmers, cyclists and a control group of boys not involved in a regular sport, scientists at the University of Exeter found football led to significantly better bones after one year of training. Adolescence is the key period for bone development, and poor development at this stage … Continue reading Bone development in adolescent male footballers, swimmers and cyclists