Tag Archives: Football

On SAGE Insight: Comparing soccer ball designs in anticipation of the 2018 World Cup in Russia

Article title: Aerodynamic and surface comparisons between Telstar 18 and Brazuca From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology Adidas has provided the match ball for the World Cup since 1970. It has … Continue reading

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The technical evolution of the soccer ball: Using wind-tunnel experiments to compare the World Cup 2014 ball with the one used in 2010

A comparison of Jabulani and Brazuca non-spin aerodynamics From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology                                   … Continue reading

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Evaluating the relationship between altitude and concussion rate in high school sports

Evaluating the relationship between altitude and concussion rate in high school sports Altitude modulates concussion incidence Implications for optimizing brain compliance to prevent brain injury in athletes From Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine As the most common form of traumatic … Continue reading

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Association between football matches and domestic violence

Association between Old Firm football matches and reported domestic (violence) incidents in Strathclyde, Scotland From SAGE Open Domestic violence (typically violence against women) is acknowledged as a “major public health problem and violation of women’s human rights”. Recent data from … Continue reading

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How the US armed forces shaped college football

America and the Garrison Stadium: How the US Armed Forces Shaped College Football From Armed Forces & Society U.S. football fans might not realize the influence that the US military had in the widespread appeal of football. This study reveals … Continue reading

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Football could contribute to strokes in adolescents

American childhood football as a possible risk factor for cerebral infarction From Journal of Child Neurology Young football players may be at higher risk for stroke, according to this study that looks at potential causes to stroke after football injury. … Continue reading

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