Posts tagged with Sport

  1. Formula 1 Drivers are NOT Athletes

    I’m tired of people telling me that Formula 1 drivers are athletes. How does it even meet the definition of what an athlete is? They have …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/18/formula-1-is-not-a-sport

  2. Stressful sports spectators: Could we be paying the ultimate price for our loyalty?

    As a child growing up in Melbourne, I had to make the most important decision a child could make, which footy team would I barrack for? …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/12/stressful-sports-spectators-could-we-be-paying-the-ultimate-price-for-our-loyalty

  3. Are you destined to be Australia’s next Olympian?

    Have you ever wondered why some people outperform you at sporting events? Why you can’t catch the golden snitch at your weekly Quidditch match? Or why …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2016/08/12/are-you-destined-to-be-australias-next-olympian

  4. Trading money for brain cells.

    “They are trading money for brain cells” was the famous line uttered by Chris Nowinski, a Boston University researcher and former American football player, upon seeing …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2012/10/22/trading-money-for-brain-cells

  5. The weird world of sports injury treatments.

    In my first post on “scientific scribbles”, I detailed a procedure where stem cells derived from fat are injected into injured joints to aid cartilage and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2012/09/20/the-weird-world-of-sports-injury-treatments