Cornell expert available for comments on U.S. probe into Russian doping

Tom Brenna, Cornell University professor of human nutrition and of chemistry, is an expert on laboratory analysis of performance enhancing drugs – known as PED – in sports. He is available for interviews about the U.S. Justice Department’s probe into claims of widespread doping among Russian athletes. Brenna is currently developing and implementing cutting-edge methods […]

Former athletes finish first in race for top jobs

ITHACA, N.Y. – Whether you were a quarterback or point guard, past participation in competitive team sports marks you as a winner in the competition for better jobs, according to a new Cornell University study. Media Note: Paper is available at http://foodpsychology.cornell.edu/op/sports_at_work “Participation in competitive youth sports ‘spills over’ to occupationally advantageous traits that persist across a […]