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Sensor technology is psychologists' latest tool in tackling drug abuse

gigaom.com
The same sensor technology used to track performance of elite athletes and monitor vital signs during childbirth is taking a turn as a tool for fighting drug abuse. At the American Telemedicine Association conference this week, a psychologist at the Baylor College of Medicine described how he’s using the Zephyr...
Sensor technology is psychologists' latest tool in tackling drug abuse

Running with music: the case for and against

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Two runners, journalist Matt Kurton and Sean Blair from Audiofuel, debate whether music offers valuable motivation or a dangerous distractionMatt Kurton: 'I take much more notice of what's going on around me and of the way my body is working'Several years ago, blogging here about training for the London Marathon,...
Running with music: the case for and against
You Can’t Improve What You Can’t Measure

Watch: Nike's new Flyknit Lunar1+ running shoes can be steam-fitted in-store

thenextweb.com
London was at the centre of attention last summer, as Olympians the world over descended upon the UK capital to pit their wits against each other in the quest for gold. If you watched any of the track-and-field events, you probably noticed the neon yellow-green footwear donned by many of...
Watch: Nike's new Flyknit Lunar1+ running shoes can be steam-fitted in-store
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Gorgeous Action Shots Of The America's Cup Races In San Francisco

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This week in San Francisco, the waterfront's been transformed into a race course for the sailing world's elite athletes. The America's Cup, a sailing competition where teams compete for the sporting world's oldest trophy, takes place here next year. But the first of two preliminary contests, the America's Cup World...
Gorgeous Action Shots Of The America's Cup Races In San Francisco

How Jimmy Fallon Uses the Nike FuelBand

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The fitness and gaming industries are getting more and more serious about gathering data about their customers. But that doesn’t mean comedian Jimmy Fallon isn’t going to poke fun at them. Moderating a SXSW panel today called “Digital Sport: Know More, Do More,” Fallon asked a group of execs, as...
How Jimmy Fallon Uses the Nike FuelBand
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