Shane Winkenwader, the first full-time athletic trainer at Dillworth-Glyndon-Felton (Minn.) High School, has been deaf since he was two years old. But that has not prevented him from excelling in his position.
Wisconsin representative Ron Kind and two of his colleagues are working on a bill to increase awareness of prescription drug abuse in an effort to prevent student-athletes from becoming addicted to pain medication.
Even the best strength and conditioning program will struggle to be effective if athletes don’t believe in it. Bryan Mann, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Missouri, shares one method he uses to better connect with athletes and incease buy-in.
Sudden cardiac death claims, on average, one competitive athlete in the United States every three days. Often, the cause is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that has gone undetected. Northeastern University Team Physician Gianmichael Corrado is trying to change that.