Sports & Fitness

Spring 2024

Running Down Questions about Marathons and Fatigue

Podcast: Sports scientist Mike Hahn pursues research that serves elite athletes and the rest of us

Team photo of UO acrobatics and tumbling
Winter 2024

Ducks Leap Into Forefront of a Rising Women’s Sport

Individual athleticism and a strong team ethic draw women athletes to acrobatics and tumbling

illustraiton baseball motion capture
Summer 2023

Academics, Athletics Merge to Improve Performance

Researchers and experts from different fields are crossing campus, joining together, and changing the game

Summer 2023 Duck Life

A Shot in the Dark

Josh Frankel was the backup to the backup when, against USC in 1999, his number was called

Spring 2023

The Solitary Genius Who Sparked a Global Revolution

Legendary coach Bill Bowerman spurred TrackTown USA and a stream of innovations in footwear and performance

Summer 2022

That Old Hayward Magic Gets New Life

Six-time All American runner Rudy Chapa reflects on the legacy and future of Hayward Field