UCSF man bicycle

Bicycling's huge costs in America

Billion-dollar toll from injuries suggests a need for safer infrastructure.


Are you training for a marathon?

Tips for getting fit with long-distance running.

Maddie Musselman UCLA

Four Olympians go for blue and gold as new Bruins

Three medalists will start classes this fall, with a fourth Olympian enrolling this winter.

Chloe Anderson UC Santa Cruz

New UC Santa Cruz student challenges assumptions about transgender athletes

Chloe Psyche Anderson is ready to experience what the university and Division III volleyball have to offer.

Dr. Christopher Giza examines Kennedy Dierk, 14, at the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSport Clinic. A new survey shows most parents rely on outdated advice when caring for kids with concussions.

Most parents likely to follow outdated concussion advice

UCLA survey shows majority of parents are apt to heed advice that could worsen symptoms for kids with concussions.


MRI scans may be able to diagnose CTE in living patients

Disease from chronic head trauma, known for affecting football players, has been confirmable only in autopsies — until now.

Usain Bolt UC Davis

Calculating how fast Usain Bolt can run

Just how speedy is the Jamaican gold medalist? UC mathematicians go to work.

Anthony Ervin Olympics winner

UC Olympians strike gold in Rio

UC-affiliated athletes win 18 gold medals at 2016 Summer Olympics, more than all but four nations.

Rio Olympics

Warming world may put most cities off-limits for summer Olympics

Scientists project only three cities in North America could host the games by 2085.

Brenda Martinez Olympics UC

UC Olympians go for the gold

A total of 102 athletes, coaches and staff from eight UC campuses will take part in the Summer Olympics.