athletes
Athletes’ Microbiomes Differ from Nonathletes
Athletes’ Microbiomes Differ from Nonathletes
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2017
Researchers are beginning to uncover a link between activity level and the microbial makeup of one’s gut.
Anti-doping Lab Set for Olympics
Jef Akst | Jan 19, 2012
The most high-tech laboratory in the history of the Olympic Games is prepared to begin athlete testing in London.
Punch Drunk
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
After a concussion forces him to retire, a former pro-wrestler starts an institute to study the neurological effects of repeated brain injuries.
Don’t Dope, Athletes
Jef Akst | Sep 14, 2011
New doping tests that could be used at the 2012 London Olympics should ward off cheaters better than ever before.