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Sports Medicine
October 20, 2017
A study of female soccer players found that specializing in the sport was related to higher ratings of stress, soreness, and fatigue.
Concussions
October 20, 2017
The data is in: An experimental rule in the Ivy League that moves kickoffs up five yards produced a significant drop in injuries and concussions throughout the 2016 season.
Sports Medicine
October 16, 2017
Three health care professionals in Sturgis, Mich., have established a group that seeks to help injured high school students regardless of whether they compete on a school team.
Concussions
October 14, 2017
To help athletes who are struggling to recover from repeated concussions, a clinic in Southern California is using pulsed magnetic field stimulation (PMFS).
Wearable Technology
October 11, 2017
To help reduce arm injuries, the strength and conditioning staff at Purdue University has started placing arm sleeves on quarterbacks that track the number of throws they make.
Concussions
October 10, 2017
After nine months, preliminary observations from the ConTex concussion registry in Texas are available. Here, we break them down and address some of the challenges faced thus far.  
Sports Medicine
October 9, 2017
While wildfires persist in California, Oregon is creating new air quality guidelines for high school sports, in response to its surge or wildfires last month.
Strength and Conditioning
October 6, 2017
Hiring a professional strength and conditioning coach might seem like a low priority for high schools struggling with finances. But the benefits far exceed the cost.
Hydration
October 3, 2017
Athletes at the University of Missouri have been taking Jell-O shots before and after practice—but it’s not what you think. The shots are meant to hydrate and provide collagen to prevent injuries.
Sports Medicine
October 2, 2017
Mike Bean, Associate Athletic Trainer for the University of Notre Dame, has developed a new ankle brace that fits outside the wearer's shoe.  
Sports Medicine
September 19, 2017
Georgia’s Gwinnett Medical Center is introducing a sports medicine and concussion mobile unit that will travel throughout the state.
Concussions
September 14, 2017
An editorial in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research suggests that orthopedic surgeons should reconsider supporting the game of football and possibly no longer cover games, in light of the danger of concussions.
Concussions
September 14, 2017
Researchers at Ohio State University found that brief, daily use of a gaming app could help teenagers in their concussion recovery.
Sports Medicine
September 8, 2017
The parents of a football player at Sachem East High School in Farmingville, N.Y., who was killed when a 400-pound log fell on him during training, plan to sue the school district and the Sachem East Touchdown Club for $15 million.
Sports Medicine
September 8, 2017
At the University of Arkansas, the new UREC Sports Injury Clinic will offer athletic training services to students participating in recreational and club sports four nights a week.
Sports Medicine
September 6, 2017
The Richmond (Va.) Public School District is scrambling to find coverage for its games after Bon Secours Health System announced it would end its contract that provided five athletic trainers.
Sports Medicine
August 31, 2017
At the U.S. Naval Academy, all students must wear dress shoes throughout the day, which seemed to be causing foot injuries among football players. This fall, the team's athletic trainers are devising solutions.
Sports Medicine
August 31, 2017
A North Carolina high school is testing out an injury spotter program during football games this fall, with hopes it will keep athletes safer on the field.
Concussions
August 28, 2017
Last Friday, Creighton Prep used Riddell SpeedFlex helmets, which announce when players take a hard hit, for the first time in a game.
Sports Medicine
August 25, 2017
Through a new program, high school student-athletes in Missouri are being given access to athletic trainers through videoconferencing.
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