Sports drinks are increasingly regarded as an essential adjunct for anyone doing exercise, but the evidence for this view is lcking. Deborah Cohen investigates the links between the sports drinks industry and academia that have helped market the science of ydration
To celebrate London 2012, our latest research, comment and learning content on the Olympics and sports medicine from the BMJ Group is open from now until the end of the Olympic and Paralympic games.

BJSM: Paralympic athlete's health

While sport has value in everyone's life, it is even more important in the life of a person with a disability. This is because of the rehabilitative influence sport can have, on the physical body, and on rehabilitating into society.... read more.

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John Pring: On the Paralympics, DLAs and PIPs
An Olympic legacy for couch potatoes?  
Podcast: Stopping the spread of disease at Wil the BJSMOlympics