Knee deep in footy injuries
Sports medicine has made huge advances into treating knee injuries; University of Melbourne experts discuss the prevention of injuries, especially in AFL.
In a league of their own
University of Melbourne students and alumni are at the centre of the massively successful AFL Women's (AFLW) league, launched in early 2017.
Taking the guesswork out of concussion
A simple blood test or scan could give a definitive all-clear for concussed players to return to the field without risking permanent injury from another hit.
Yes, Aussie swimmers ‘choked’ in Rio
Many Australians felt disappointed by the swimming team's performance at the Rio Olympics, but is the criticism just? Or were expectations too high?
A corrupt contest - how sport is fighting the fixers
As corruption becomes increasingly commonplace in sport, how much can fans trust what they see from the grandstand or on TV?
Close to the bone: The case for remodelling racehorse training
Racehorse training regimens are not giving horses' bones enough rest time, leading to poor performance and greater risk of deadly injuries.