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# sports-science - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'Any job I did, no matter how big or small, was a test of my character and ability'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'Any job I did, no matter how big or small, was a test of my character and ability'

Apr 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 19,277 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Owen Tarrant has worked with the Chiefs in New Zealand and is now with the Kobelco Steelers in Japan.

# sports-science - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

The Irish sports tech firm helping soccer, rugby and GAA stars stay in shape during the lockdown
# Sports Science
# Sports Science

The Irish sports tech firm helping soccer, rugby and GAA stars stay in shape during the lockdown

Mar 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 6,832 Views 0 Comments

Newry firm StatSports, valued at over £200m, work with many of the top sporting organisations in the world.

# sports-science - Monday 30 December, 2019

From measurable momentum with Leinster to shaping the future of the Lionesses
# High Performance
# High Performance

From measurable momentum with Leinster to shaping the future of the Lionesses

Dec 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,375 Views 2 Comments

Wickow man Peter Tierney moved away from the heavyweights in his native province to work with the English FA.

# sports-science - Friday 25 August, 2017

'He's a workaholic, a perfectionist': the science behind Zlatan's 'phenomenal' return
# Expert View
# Expert View

'He's a workaholic, a perfectionist': the science behind Zlatan's 'phenomenal' return

Aug 25th 2017, 12:23 AM 17,890 Views 6 Comments

Former Chelsea, Leeds and England physiotherapist Dave Hancock is an expert in the field of cruciate ligament recovery.

# sports-science - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Your ultimate guide to getting the best out of Science Week 2016
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Your ultimate guide to getting the best out of Science Week 2016

Nov 8th 2016, 11:52 AM 9,526 Views 3 Comments

Channel your inner mad scientist and get learning.

# sports-science - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Are penalty shootouts about to change dramatically?
# The Whole Twelve Yards
# The Whole Twelve Yards

Are penalty shootouts about to change dramatically?

Mar 29th 2016, 3:28 PM 13,139 Views 17 Comments

Two academics are proposing a ‘catch-up’ rule to help eradicate the advantages afforded to the team that kicks first.

# sports-science - Sunday 31 January, 2016

'Those that have embraced it are the ones leading the way' - Canavan
# Game Changer?
# Game Changer?

'Those that have embraced it are the ones leading the way' - Canavan

Jan 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 8,410 Views 1 Comment

Performance analysis is changing elite sport and those refusing to keep up to speed are being left behind, according the Tyrone legend.

# sports-science - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan's swimming success
# Long Distance
# Long Distance

Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan's swimming success

Sep 21st 2014, 12:03 PM 10,518 Views 1 Comment

You don’t need to have a degree in sports science to excel in endurance sport, but it helps.

# sports-science - Monday 21 April, 2014

An 18-year-old intern who kept messing up brain surgery on mice accidentally stumbled on a scientific breakthrough
# NFL
# NFL

An 18-year-old intern who kept messing up brain surgery on mice accidentally stumbled on a scientific breakthrough

Apr 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 9,146 Views 0 Comments

The error was important for concussion research.

# sports-science - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Ronan O'Gara was the 35th-best place kicker in world rugby, says study
# Sports Science
# Sports Science

Ronan O'Gara was the 35th-best place kicker in world rugby, says study

Feb 16th 2014, 1:02 PM 24,985 Views 40 Comments

Ken Quarrie’s fascinating study on goal kicking success has shown that David Humphreys delivered between 2002 and 2011.

# sports-science - Friday 27 December, 2013

What it looks like inside a concussed brain
# Health
# Health

What it looks like inside a concussed brain

Dec 27th 2013, 1:01 PM 2,762 Views 1 Comment

Scientists are learning more and more every day about what happens in the brain during concussion.

# sports-science - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Kilkenny hurler flying out for work experience with the Sydney Swans
# Sports Science
# Sports Science

Kilkenny hurler flying out for work experience with the Sydney Swans

Nov 21st 2013, 4:39 PM 7,233 Views 2 Comments

Michael Fennelly hopes to convince the GAA to invest more money in collecting player data.

# sports-science - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Sports science company to create 24 jobs
# Jobswatch
From TheJournal.ie
# Jobswatch

Sports science company to create 24 jobs

Oct 29th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,458 Views 0 Comments

Rugby stars Jamie Heaslip and Kevin McLaughlin have invested in the company, which specialises in pre diagnosis of injuries.

# sports-science - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Technology in rugby: GPS systems continue to grow in importance
# Sports Science
# Sports Science

Technology in rugby: GPS systems continue to grow in importance

Oct 5th 2013, 2:58 PM 84,800 Views 5 Comments

Here’s what the little box on the players’ upper backs actually does.

# sports-science - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Big Data and blood tests: Irish company trying to crack athletes’ performance code
# Sports Science
# Sports Science

Big Data and blood tests: Irish company trying to crack athletes’ performance code

Sep 29th 2013, 12:15 PM 3,828 Views 5 Comments

ORRECO, a Sligo-based company, is making waves in the field of bio-analytics.

# sports-science - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Different class: Michael Fennelly writing thesis on GPS in hurling
# College Man
# College Man

Different class: Michael Fennelly writing thesis on GPS in hurling

Jul 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,439 Views 0 Comments

Kilkenny hurlers never needed a Sat-Nav to find the posts before however.

# sports-science - Saturday 25 May, 2013

'You can't just stop': The science behind the decision to retire (or keep going)
# What's Your Secret?
# What's Your Secret?

'You can't just stop': The science behind the decision to retire (or keep going)

May 25th 2013, 8:14 AM 2,969 Views 4 Comments

One of the world’s leading experts in sports medicine explains the intricacies of what it really means to ‘call time’.

# sports-science - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Jim McGuinness not scared of Glasgow Celtic coaching role
# Ambitions
# Ambitions

Jim McGuinness not scared of Glasgow Celtic coaching role

Oct 9th 2012, 12:38 PM 12,448 Views 26 Comments

The Donegal Football coach wants his side to push on for more All-Ireland titles but would consider a future soccer training position.

# sports-science - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

'Maybe prison is the only way to stop doping', says WADA chief
# Documentary
# Documentary

'Maybe prison is the only way to stop doping', says WADA chief

Jul 17th 2012, 3:51 PM 636 Views 4 Comments

RTE will tonight broadcast a programme which examines the influences of science and technology on sport.

# sports-science - Friday 22 July, 2011

Infographic of the day: athletes and sleep
# Zzzzzzz....
# Zzzzzzz....

Infographic of the day: athletes and sleep

Jul 22nd 2011, 12:57 PM 632 Views 2 Comments

Stop what you’re doing! Waking up at dawn to drink egg yolks and punch frozen beef could actually be counter-productive. If you want to compete, sleep is what you need.