The elite athlete training for an extreme Arctic race in a fridge
An ultra-marathon runner is training in a University of Melbourne research refrigerator with a team of engineers ahead of a 230-kilometre Arctic race.
Sports coaches make these seven kinds of decisions
Understanding the seven decision types sports coaches make (with strengths and pitfalls) helps us all make better choices, say University of Melbourne experts
Think the best footy players earn too much? Here’s why they should be paid more
The pursuit for competitive balance means teams underpay AFL’s top players, even those sitting on million-dollar contracts, say University of Melbourne experts
The World Cup is a once-in-a-generation chance to inspire Australia’s kids
The Matildas playing in the Women’s World Cup is a unique opportunity to get children – particularly girls – into sport, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Nervous nineties or nerves-of-steel nineties?
During the Ashes, cricketers are often described as being in the ‘nervous nineties’ – a new University of Melbourne study uses data to sort fact from fiction.
Giving everyone the right to sport
Sport and physical activity are human rights, so there needs to be equitable access for young people in the justice system say University of Melbourne experts.
The biometric data that could predict racehorse injury
Linking existing biometric data could help identify and prevent racehorse injuries before they become catastrophic, finds University of Melbourne research.
Sport and that sense of belonging
For young people from disadvantaged and refugee communities in Australia, sport can help to create that sense of belonging says University of Melbourne expert.
Our love of sport is now a gateway to gambling
New multi-million dollar fine on a betting company should spur us to finally disentangle gambling from our beloved sports, argue University of Melbourne experts
What we know about sport after 2021
From broadcasting to betting, players to fans – University of Melbourne experts say COVID-19 in 2021 has permanently changed our sporting landscape.