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Concussions
July 28, 2016
An independent study has found the Heads Up Football program not as effective as it claimed in helping to reduce concussions in football players.
Sports Medicine
July 21, 2016
After Tommy Joseph suffered the fifth concussion of his professional baseball career, doctors were able to identify and correct long-standing ocular problems that were holding him back in his quest to reach the big leagues.
Nutrition
July 21, 2016
The Minnesota Vikings recently held a cooking class to help their players learn how to make foods that provide them the nutrition they need to perform well.
Sports Medicine
July 20, 2016
A study suggests that return-to-play rates following surgery in college football players may be related to playing time.
Concussions
July 18, 2016
A new study shows an increase in the number of concussion diagnoses for young people.
Concussions
July 15, 2016
A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a $75 million settlement of a class-action concussions case against the NCAA.
Sports Medicine
July 15, 2016
The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act received unanimous support from the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Sports Medicine
July 14, 2016
A study by researchers at Tufts University has found that the average NCAA Division III football lineman's weight went up 38 percent since 1956, significantly more than the 12 percent increase for the average male's body weight in that time period.
New Research
July 14, 2016
Nobel Prize winning scientist Rob MacKinnon says cramps are based in nervous system messages rather than the muscles themselves.
Optimum Performance
July 12, 2016
After going through two surgeries in 2013, U.S. national women's volleyball team captain Christa Dietzen has changed her training focus.
Sports Medicine
July 7, 2016
Nationally renowned physical therapist and athletic trainer Rob Panariello discusses the importance of mental toughness and the role of excessive fatigue in athletics.
Strength and Conditioning
July 6, 2016
A high school strength coach is interning with the University of South Carolina football team's weight program.
Hydration
July 5, 2016
Hawaii's Department of Water contributed custom-made hydration stations to three school districts as a cheaper and more easily available alternative to similar products.
Strength and Conditioning
July 1, 2016
High school football players, especially linemen, have gotten much bigger over the years.
Sports Medicine
June 27, 2016
Results of a survey suggest that water polo players have a high rate of concussions.
Sports Medicine
June 26, 2016
A new study suggests that athletes with the heart condition catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) may be able to continue participation in sports.
Sports Medicine
June 24, 2016
In order to protect athletes from heat-related illnesses, The Illinois High School Association adopted new safety measures regarding whether to postpone or cancel games due to dangerous levels of heat.
Sports Medicine
June 23, 2016
To improve student-athlete safety, a school district in Illinois will form a concussion oversight committee.
Leadership
June 23, 2016
The University of Denver has announced the launch of a new Pioneer Health and Performance program that will place sports medicine and strength and conditioning into the same subdivision.
Sports Medicine
June 22, 2016
Scientists have found drug-resistant “super bacteria” on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that may potentially pose a threat to athletes who will compete in water-related events at the Olympic Games.
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