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Concussions
November 29, 2016
The latest news on concussions includes two studies on the significance of head impacts, research on return to play guidelines, and a new consensus on treatment.  
Sports Medicine
November 26, 2016
After urinating in a tub in the athletic training room, an athletic trainer at Drake University was fired. In response, he has filed a complaint with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.
Injury Prevention
November 22, 2016
To help reduce injuries, Gonzaga University is offering a yoga class to its student-athletes.
Sports Medicine
November 22, 2016
Few experiences are as electrifying as a college football Saturday in front of a packed crowd. In this behind-the-scenes article, Texas Christian University Head Athletic Trainer David Gable gives us a glimpse into the sights, sounds, and tasks of game day for the Horned Frogs.
Concussions
November 21, 2016
At a school committee meeting for Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, Mass., a retired physician recommended ending the sport of football in the district in order to help stop “an epidemic in slow motion.”
Leadership
November 18, 2016
You get a different view of the game as an injury spotter for the NFL. Here's an inside look at what the job entails.
Sports Medicine
November 17, 2016
As Texas continues to debate whether to make heart screenings mandatory for high school athletes, a study is looking at the effectiveness of ECG testing among 8,000 participants.
Sports Medicine
November 17, 2016
Similar to cupping, myofascial decompression is making its mark on Duke University’s swimmers.
Concussions
November 9, 2016
New research shows that a blood test has a 90 percent chance to accurately determine if someone has suffered a concussion.
Strength and Conditioning
November 8, 2016
The Citadel's football team credits much of its recent success to Donnell Boucher, who made significant changes to its training program two years ago.
Strength and Conditioning
November 7, 2016
A former rower at Clark University says he suffered debilitating injuries from a workout that was supervised by team members and is now suing the school.
Technology
November 4, 2016
Traditional sign-in sheets are gone in Baker University’s athletic training room, replaced by a finger-scanning system that makes providing care more efficient.
Facilities
November 3, 2016
The University of Wyoming has broken ground on a high altitude performance center, which will focus on the unique advantages of training at an altitude of 7,220 feet.  
Sports Medicine
November 2, 2016
For football players at the University of Nebraska, the athletic training room is their home away from home.
Concussions
November 1, 2016
As head injuries continue to be the hot-button safety issue in football, companies are developing state-of-the-art helmets to aid in prevention efforts. 
Leadership
October 31, 2016
In Connecticut, a high school athletic trainer has won a seat in the state's House of Representatives.
Sports Medicine
October 28, 2016
A new study has found that an experimental heart screening protocol is more effective and less expensive than traditional models. 
Sports Medicine
October 25, 2016
To help Miami Dolphins cornerback Chris Culliver recover from injury, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Dave Puloka needed a different type of strategy.
New Research
October 25, 2016
Traditionally considered to be an issue primarily for female athletes, iron deficiency can plague male athletes too, says new research. 
Sports Medicine
October 21, 2016
A new method of ACL repair enables the torn ligament ends to reattach themselves, improving recovery outcomes in the process. 
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