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Sports Medicine
February 20, 2017
The Marshall University Sports Medicine Institute recently held a sports combine as a fundraiser to help local schools get AEDs.
Sports Medicine
February 14, 2017
A procedure called primary repair is gaining steam as a substitute for Tommy John surgery due to its shorter recovery times and better outcomes.    
Leadership
February 14, 2017
After 37 years as an athletic trainer at Cal State Fullerton, Julie Max will retire. Here's a look back on her influence and career.
Leadership
February 10, 2017
To help in the fight against opioid addiction, athletic trainers in Arizona are focused on injury prevention and rehabilitation.  
Leadership
February 9, 2017
Ithaca College Head Athletic Trainer Mike Matheny shares seven tips for making the most out of hiring a new staff member for your sports medicine team.
Sports Medicine
February 3, 2017
Tired of running from sideline to sideline as the sole athletic trainer for freshman and j.v. football games, Maria Hutsick came up with an innovative solution to make her job easier and improve the level of care she was providing.
Wearable Technology
January 31, 2017
Perspiration can reveal much more than the intensity of a workout. In fact, researchers at two universities are developing wearable devices to unlock the secrets of sweat.
Optimum Performance
January 30, 2017
A new study has found that jet lag suffered by traveling long distances east or west can significantly decrease baseball players' performance in areas such as base running and pitching.
Optimum Performance
January 26, 2017
The University of Central Florida is more than halfway toward its goal of opening a nutrition center for student-athletes.
Sports Medicine
January 25, 2017
At a high school in Philadelphia, student-athetes reportedly received physical examinations by a "doctor" with no medical license.
Sports Medicine
January 24, 2017
When parents get involved in an athlete’s injury, it can be tricky. This veteran athletic trainer sorts things out by using good communication and showing how much she cares.
Strength and Conditioning
January 23, 2017
At the University of Texas, football strength coach Yancy McKnight is starting the offseason by splitting players into three groups depending on factors like their character, work ethic, and accountability.
Sports Medicine
January 19, 2017
Two new studies take a closer look at “athlete’s heart” in female athletes and football linemen.  
Injury Prevention
January 19, 2017
Research shows that prevention programs can reduce the risk of hamstring injuries by up to 40 percent in professional baseball players
Strength and Conditioning
January 18, 2017
Irele Oderinde, Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Oregon's football program, has been suspended without pay for a month after three athletes were hospitalized following strenuous training sessions.
Nutrition
January 17, 2017
Move over coffee, energy shots, and gels. Caffeinated gum is the latest sports nutrition craze for endurance athletes.
Leadership
January 13, 2017
By Timothy Neal Timothy Neal, MS, ATC, is Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator of the Athletic Training Education Program at Concordia University Ann Arbor. He can be reached at: timothyneal1957@gmail.com. 
Sports Medicine
January 12, 2017
A hospital and its sports medicine clinic will provide six full-time athletic trainers, along with other perks, to Lakota Schools in Liberty Township, Ohio, in return for marketing opportunities.
Optimum Performance
January 12, 2017
A few years ago, Geoff Clark, ATC, PES, CES, CSCS, Head Athletic Trainer for the Portland Trail Blazers, decided to brighten the team’s game day routine. As a result, along with the standard fare you’d expect with a professional basketball team, the Blazers now use “happy lights” at home and on the road. Installed in the team's home locker room and brought along when traveling, the lights are comprised of four panels. When placed in the middle of the locker room, the lights can fill the whole space with a bright, cool hue. 
Sports Medicine
January 11, 2017
In a lecture last week, Dr. James Andrews said that injuries in youth sports have become an “epidemic" and declared the problem a major health reform issue.
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