field study

When East Coast teams struggle out West, this might be why.

field study

"Field Study" is a podcast about the intersection of science, sports and society. Each episode looks at how scientific discoveries or fields of inquiry affect the way we play and live. These stories will lend context to stat sheets, an approachable lens to lab reports and some lessons about the people behind both.

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What is 'Field Study'? About the podcast

How has the science of sleep affected the way professional athletes live, train and play?

COMING SOON: As artificial intelligence takes on larger roles in modern life, how are professional sports teams using the technology to improve coaching?

COMING SOON: From martial arts to tennis, science shows that making noise during physical activity can boost performance. So why don't more athletes do it?

COMING SOON: What role does baseball storage play in home run likelihood? For the first time, MLB is paying attention.

COMING SOON: What metric should decide whether women with hormonal differences can compete against other women?