2013 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.
2012 study on college player performance in the NCAA tournament and relationship with NBA success.
2012 literature review of research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2012 metastudy published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery on skiing and snowboarding injuries and helmet use.
2012 report from a University of Michigan-affiliated policy center that examines how laws promoting women’s opportunities in sports are being adopted.
2012 review of studies relating to prior Olympics games and their local and national impacts.
2011 study from the University of San Francisco on the effects of minor league baseball teams on community per capita incomes.
A 2012 metastudy published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on risks associated with large public events such as stress-related cardiac episodes, heatstroke and stampedes
Paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effects of unemployment on peoples’ level of physical activity.
2011 study in PLoS ONE on rates of psychological problems among athletes by the sport practiced and gender.
2011 study published in Research in Sports Medicine on the severity of injuries in international women’s soccer games.
2010 study in Journal of Neurotrauma on effects of head impacts for a high school football team during one season.
2010 study in Journal of Biomechanical Engineering on limits of football helmet testing methods
2008 Barry Law School paper looking at the relationship between stadiums and local economic activity.
2010 paper by the University of Michigan examining the effect in later life of girls’ participation in sports.
2008 review by the Harvard Family Research Project of available research on the relative benefits and required factors for success of after-school programs.