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July 19, 2018
When athletic trainers and school nurses work together, the level of care provided only improves. Getting to this point requires communication and mutual respect. 
Sports Medicine
July 13, 2018
A group of University of Nebraska at Omaha students recently learned about sports medicine’s global reach on a service-learning trip to Nicaragua. 
July 12, 2018
In Colorado, Fountain-Fort Carson High School opened a new $170,000 weight room, along with hiring two strength and conditioning coaches.
July 12, 2018
A new type of football helmet padding aimed at reducing concussions in the sport could hit the gridiron in the near future.
New Research
July 10, 2018
Recent research suggests that the underhand throwing style used by softball pitchers is not as safe as previously thought.   
Sports Medicine
July 3, 2018
The Big Ten has asked the NCAA to develop a national football injury reporting system in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that allows states to legalize betting on sports.
June 29, 2018
A study of NCAA football players used blood-based biomarker testing to identify when the brain underwent changes as a result of subconcussive head impacts. 
Injury Prevention
June 27, 2018
Starting July 1, all middle and high schools in South Carolina must use a wet bulb globe thermometer during outdoor sports practice or games to ward against heat illness.
Sports Medicine
June 25, 2018
Missouri State University has investigated a cryotherapy-related incident that resulted in season-ending injuries to two men's basketball players.
Strength and Conditioning
June 21, 2018
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has unveiled its annual award recipients, who will be celebrated at the group's national conference on July 11.
June 19, 2018
An athletic trainer and physician teamed up on an app to improve concussion recognition by providing a step-by-step protocol to follow. 
June 14, 2018
This past spring, Pelham (N.H.) High School instituted a rule requiring female lacrosse players to wear helmets.
Strength and Conditioning
June 14, 2018
At its national conference in July, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) will honor three individuals with its 2018 career awards.
Sports Medicine
June 12, 2018
Up until recently, some high schools in Tennessee’s Hamilton County had access to athletic trainers while others did not. Thanks to a new contract with a local hospital system, every school will receive coverage.  
June 8, 2018
The University of Wisconsin recently teamed up with the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research to create a new sports recovery drink for the school's student-athletes.
Sports Medicine
June 8, 2018
A research team at the University of Wisconsin has developed a wearable device that could help with determining return to play following tendon injury. 
Sports Medicine
June 7, 2018
When a young girl experienced a cardiac event on the baseball field, this high school athletic trainer immediately took action. Here, she shares what was going through her mind as she worked to save the victim’s life. 
June 5, 2018
As the football season goes on, the severity of reported concussion symptoms increases, says a study from the Vanderbilt University Sports Concussion Center. 
Sports Medicine
June 1, 2018
In 1993, Hawaii became the first state to require athletic trainers for all high school athletic departments. Since then, the state has become a national leader in collecting injury data. 
June 1, 2018
A look at the UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind initiative, which provides high schools with a comprehensive and state-of-the-art fitness program.
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