Topic: sports research

woman running in pool
Research | May 4, 2022

Kinesiology professor John Mercer turned a love of triathlons into a vector for research into wetsuit technology and underwater running.

UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team plays in the 2022 NCAA tournament
Research | March 29, 2022

UNLV sport and gender parity researcher Nancy Lough on four ways social media and technology are changing how female athletes, fans interact with each other, sponsors.

Allegiant Stadium and Las Vegas Strip
Business and Community | August 18, 2021

Las Vegas sport teams, venues to act as living lab for students in UNLV’s new sport management master’s degree program.

Flavia Saraiva partakes in artistic gymnastics at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.
Research | July 23, 2021

Focus on what you’re trying to accomplish rather than what’s going on with your body, says UNLV kinesiology professor Gabriele Wulf.

Three people stand framed by Allegiant Stadium in the background.
Research | November 3, 2020

UNLV's Sports Research and Innovation Initiative gives a home to the university's sports-related research — and is positioned as a crucial touchstone of a burgeoning sports mecca.

cartoon of men standing in a circle looking down at camera with concerned facial expressions
Arts and Culture | March 12, 2019

UNLV sports psychologist Brad Donohue on Netflix docuseries "Losers" and a new mental health approach to helping athletes find the silver lining after loss.