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Leadership
May 25, 2017
Even the most dedicated athletic trainer can get exhausted by the demands of the job. Maria Hutsick has some tips on ways to keep burnout at bay.
Concussions
May 22, 2017
To help rural school districts in Texas, a Houston-area neuropsychologist is diagnosing concussions remotely as part of a $100,000 telemedicine project.
Sports Medicine
May 22, 2017
The family of Isaiah Langston, a football player at Rolesville (N.C.) High School who collapsed at practice and later died, is suing the Wake County school district and athletic staff.
Concussions
May 19, 2017
Prolonged rest is no longer recommended for recovery from concussion in the latest consensus document from the Concussion in Sport Group.
Sports Medicine
May 18, 2017
In Louisiana, a high school baseball team used its Senior Night to recognize its athletic trainer, who has been at the school 16 years.
Sports Medicine
May 18, 2017
When a Texas high school head athletic trainer retires this summer, he'll be replaced by a familiar face--his wife, who serves as an assistant athletic trainer at the school.
Concussions
May 16, 2017
Twenty-five NFL teams have purchased the new ZERO1 helmet, which is touted as delivering a breakthrough in reducing impact from collisions.
Concussions
May 9, 2017
A former NFL lineman has developed a program that teaches football players how to incorporate martial arts principles to help avoid concussions.
Leadership
May 4, 2017
Athletic trainers at the college level can play an important role in recruiting. Here’s how Texas Christian University Head Athletic Trainer for Football David Gable sells his program to prospects.  
Optimum Performance
May 2, 2017
What does a golden urinal trophy have to do with maximizing athlete performance? For the San Francisco Giants, it’s a symbol of their recent efforts in sports science.
Concussions
May 2, 2017
Starting next fall, the Wisconsin Interscholastic Activities Association will provide student-athletes at member schools with concussion insurance.
Strength and Conditioning
May 2, 2017
An assistant strength coach at Xavier University is headed abroad as the head strength coach for the Chinese National Short Track Speed Skating Team.
Injury Prevention
May 1, 2017
Despite a US Lacrosse measure to allow female high school lacrosse players to wear headgear, players continue to compete without it.
Strength and Conditioning
April 28, 2017
At Virginia Tech, the strength and conditioning staff brings all offseason women's teams together for a night of camaraderie through its Hokie Women’s Ninja Warrior Challenge.
Leadership
April 27, 2017
Medfield (Mass.) High School Athletic Trainer Maria Hutsick provides her insights on how to mentor athletic training student aides.
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.
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