Athletes Drinking Too Much Water Can Be Fatal

Athletes Drinking Too Much Water Can Be Fatal

With football practice beginning in the hot August heat, athletes are encouraged to stay hydrated. However, drinking too much can be fatal. In 2017, a football coach from the University of Texas created a urine-based “Longhorn Football Chart,” which designates players with yellow or brown urine and labels them as “selfish” or a “bad guy” respectively. […]

Does Crime Pay for Professional Athletes?

Does Crime Pay for Professional Athletes?

The National Football League (NFL) seems to be laced with players who make a load of money but are not positive role models of society.  The NFL is sending the message that it is okay to be a “Bad Boy” just play well on the field.  Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle is now on […]

Eating Disorders in Female Athletes Assessed

Eating Disorders in Female Athletes Assessed

Though it may seem counter-intuitive, athletes are one of the most at-risk demographics for developing an eating disorder. As with the general population, female athletes are especially at risk. Researchers from Norway recently generated a brief questionnaire specifically for female athletes to assess whether they had already developed an eating disorder. The drive to perform […]