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Concussions
May 18, 2018
A new study has found differences between the brains of athletes who play contact sports and those who play noncontact sports.
Leadership
May 17, 2018
Athletic directors and coaches would like the athletic training room to be open all the time. For athletic trainers, that would cause burn-out and a terrible environment. What is the solution?
Concussions
May 11, 2018
A new study says concussion baseline testing can have a high proportion of invalid results, prompting researchers to urge caution when using these evaluations. 
Optimum Performance
May 11, 2018
At the University of Maryland, six student-athletes participated in research on augmented reality and body movements as they relate to increased self-awareness.
Sports Medicine
May 4, 2018
By creating the Athletic Training Research Lab at the University of Alabama, Dr. Lizzie Hibberd is hoping to both conduct evidence-based research and build bridges with her local community.   
Leadership
May 3, 2018
Syracuse University has added a full-time therapist to its sports medicine department to help student-athletes with mental health issues.
Sports Medicine
May 2, 2018
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) recently made a controversial ruling regarding high testosterone levels in female athletes.
Sports Medicine
May 1, 2018
Earlier this week, the Florida High School Athletic Association voted to strengthen heat safety education requirements for students and coaches, but postponed voting on whether to require cold water tubs and wet bulb thermometers.
Nutrition
May 1, 2018
For nearly a decade, experts and athletes at hundreds of professional teams and top-rated colleges across the United States have been taking advantage of the unmatched benefits of NASA-developed, The Right Stuff® hydration drink additive. This week, Wellness Brands, parent company of The Right Stuff, announced the first in a series of new informative videos, in which experts describe the multiple benefits and diverse applications of The Ri
Optimum Performance
May 1, 2018
A tool that is primarily used to detect concussions has been found to also help evaluate player fatigue.
Optimum Performance
April 24, 2018
At Drexel University, through a collaboration between the athletic department and the school's College of Nursing and Health Professions, student-athletes are supplied with custom-made energy gels.
Leadership
April 23, 2018
What's it like to be one of the only female athletic trainers in the NFL? Pittsburgh Steelers athletic trainer Sonia Ruef recently shared her story.   
Leadership
April 17, 2018
Athletic trainer David Csillan has always pictured his athletic department as a playground. And just like on a playground, everyone needs to find a way to get along.   
April 5, 2018
At Ohio University, the Student Senate has passed a bill demanding improved mental health services for student-athletes. 
Sports Medicine
March 29, 2018
A recently published study showed that bananas may help reduce inflammation relating to exercise.
Sports Medicine
March 27, 2018
In North Carolina, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is partnering with four Wilkes County high schools to provide an athletic trainer for each of their athletic programs. 
Sports Medicine
March 23, 2018
A sports medicine physician provides a look into his strategy for helping patients avoid opioid addiction when recovering from surgery or a difficult injury.
Sports Medicine
March 22, 2018
After being diagnosed with Wilson Disease, multi-sport athlete Sam Hill was forced to the sidelines at Fort Defiance (Va.) High School. This spring, athletic trainer Becky Anhold has figured out a way for him to still compete in baseball.
Sports Medicine
March 20, 2018
In Oregon, an athletic trainer has teamed up with a dietician to give high school student-athletes presentations about nutrition.  
Sports Medicine
March 16, 2018
Some years, it’s knees. Some years, it’s shoulders. When a certain issue seems to be plaguing your athletes, Texas Christian University Head Athletic Trainer for Football David Gable says sit down with your staff to figure out why. 
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