"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.
What is 'Field Study'? About the podcast
How has the science of sleep affected the way professional athletes live, train and play?
As artificial intelligence takes on larger roles in modern life, how are professional sports teams using the technology to gain a competitive edge?
From martial arts to tennis, science shows that making noise during physical activity can boost performance. So why don't more athletes do it?
What role does baseball storage play in home run likelihood? For the first time, MLB is paying attention.
What metric should decide whether women with hormonal differences can compete against other women?