Michael Joyner Says a Sub-2-Hour Marathon is Possible

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October 4, 2018

Michael Joyner, expert on world-record athletes says a sub-2-hour marathon is possible

Thousands of runners will hit the roads of Minneapolis and St. Paul in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 7, an ordeal that takes the vast majority of citizen athletes three, four or five hours to complete. Until recently, the idea that a human could run 26.2 miles in less than two hours was inconceivable.

Football Concussion Rates Plummet After One Simple Rule Change, Study Shows

Concussions plunged in Ivy League football after the kickoff line was moved to thwart the game’s most dangerous play, according to a study.

Monitoring and Analytics Part 2: Front-End Monitoring

Devan McConnell, Head Sports Performance Coach and Division I ice hockey strength coach at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, is back with another installment in his popular series on Monitoring and Analytics. In Part 2, he lays out how he and his coaching staff at UMass Lowell impleme

The Size of the Strike Zone by Count

I recently became fascinated with the strike zone and its effective boundaries. The strike zone laid out in baseball’s rule book is simple; it extends a total of 17 inches across the width of home plate, between the hitter’s knee and midsection and covering the entire depth of the plate.

GAA Statistics: GPS figures revealed and what use are they?

Intercounty players are being assessed like never before – GPS tracker pods are now measuring exactly how far, fast and often they run in a match. But what do the figures actually reveal and which measurements are most important? Kildare footballer Kevin Feely is one of the country’s finest midfielders.

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