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Football is a winning treatment for elderly people with prediabetes

Playing football is great for your health and could even stave off type 2 diabetes. New study in the Faroe Islands reveals improvements in overall health among middle-aged and elderly prediabetic men and women who enjoy a regular kickabout.

Elite sport: time to scrap the therapeutic exemption system of banned medicines

Scrapping the TUE system would be in the interests of athletes’ short and long-term health, say scientists.

Scientists: football has changed dramatically

New research on the Premier League shows that professional football players are sprinting more and more. And it is changing the way the game is played, say scientists.

Football makes schoolchildren happier

Student health improves when they play football twice a week as part of the school curriculum, shows new study.

The darker side of workouts

Do you exercise to escape from a depressing daily life? If so, think twice next time before putting on those jogging shoes.

The winner takes all – support riders get nothing

Good performances in team cycling are dependent on the cohesion of the riders, established norms and involvement in the decision-making process.

Coaches burn out in top-level sport

One in four top-level coaches suffers a high level of fatigue at the end of the season.

Regular exercise slows the progress of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's grip on the brain and the mind is halted by exercise, new study shows.

Sports help victims of bullying

Boys who are bullied may avoid enduring mental health problems if they participate in sports activities, according to a large Nordic study.

Football clubs generate jobs

A successful soccer team is advantageous for regional employment statistics.

Danish Viking fortresses were designed to fend off other Vikings

After four years, the excavation of the famous Viking fortress, Borgring, is coming to a close and archaeologists can now describe the fortress in a broader perspective: An anti-Viking defence that allowed the Danish King to forge a new, mobile army.