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Sports Medicine
April 21, 2017
When baseball players at the University of North Carolina go to the athletic training room for rehab, they are greeted by Remi, a dog whose job it is to act as a stress reliever for injured athletes.
Injury Prevention
April 20, 2017
After a high school softball pitcher in Kentucky was struck by a line drive and sent to the hosptial, coaches are again discussing whether facemasks should be mandatory.
New Research
April 20, 2017
A new study reveals that the majority of Oregon high schools are not prepared to handle a sports-related catastrophic injury or health event.
Web Exclusives
April 15, 2017
A new study shows that almost 20 percent of parents hold their kids out of all sports because of concussion risk. 
Optimum Performance
April 13, 2017
In their quest to run a marathon under two hours, three athletes from Nike’s Breaking2 project are experimenting with new nutrition plans.
Injury Prevention
April 6, 2017
A school district in Tennessee may hire "safety coaches" to monitor athletic practices.
Sports Medicine
April 6, 2017
  By Mike Matheny Mike Matheny, MS, ATC, is Head Athletic Trainer and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences at Ithaca College. He can be reached at: matheny@ithaca.edu.   Two years ago, an opportunity presented itself that solved several problems we were experiencing in the athletic training department at Ithaca College. It also enabled us to develop a collaboration with our campus health center and help them out.
Concussions
March 30, 2017
A University of Nebraska researcher has created an equation that can potentially help clinicians detect when an athlete is "sandbagging" their baseline ImPACT test.
Sports Medicine
March 28, 2017
Risk management must be ongoing and comprehensive for an athletic department. A veteran athletic trainer explains what areas to focus on.
Sports Medicine
March 24, 2017
Currently, half of the NATA's members are women. But it has been a slow road for female athletic trainers to gain access to the top jobs in their field.
Facilities
March 23, 2017
Thanks to some outside help, Brockton (Mass.) High School was able to transform its weightroom into a state-of-the-art facility.
Concussions
March 20, 2017
At Georgia Tech students have created a device known as the Wobble, which helps determine whether athletes have recovered from a concussion.
Sports Medicine
March 18, 2017
In Pennsylvania, new guidelines for opioids suggest that athletes who are taking painkillers not be allowed to return to play.  
Sports Medicine
March 17, 2017
Veteran Athletic Trainer Larry Cooper provides a case study of rehabbing a female cross country runner who had suffered a significant stress fracture.
Concussions
March 16, 2017
A recent study's findings show a higher rate of concussions among female high school student athletes than males.
Sports Medicine
March 16, 2017
Creating an athletic training student aide program or teaching a sports medicine class can leave a lasting impact on high school students. As Maria Hutsick explains, it can also have a profound effect on the athletic trainer.
Sports Medicine
March 13, 2017
How can a school best respond when an athletic trainer resigns and leaves the staff short-handed? Castleton University recently lived out the scenario.
Nutrition
March 13, 2017
California State University, Northridge has become the first in the Big West Conference to offer student-athletes a fueling station.
Sports Medicine
March 8, 2017
Following complaints that Yale University is not offering its student-athletes proper sports medical care, the school has announced it will add two full-time athletic trainers to its staff. 
Sports Medicine
March 7, 2017
A new meniscus replacement procedure is gaining traction, showing promising results and getting athletes back to activity without lasting knee pain.
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