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Sports Medicine
October 19, 2018
As a way to quickly put sports medical coverage in place at a variety of locations, a mobile treatment unit is being used in Tyler, Texas.
Sports Medicine
October 17, 2018
On Tuesday, Oct. 30, NFL and NCAA officials will meet in New York to discuss applying consistent standards of safety throughout all levels of football. 
Sports Medicine
October 16, 2018
Saturday morning workshops at one upstate New York clinic are helping high school athletes avoid injuries by focusing on stretching, nutrition, and rest.
Sports Medicine
October 12, 2018
Some people who undergo surgical ACL repairs continue to experience symptoms for months or even years afterward--and others don’t. New research suggests a reason why.
Optimum Performance
October 11, 2018
To put student-athlete well-being front and center, this author suggests developing a mental health work group in your athletic department or conference.  
Sports Medicine
October 8, 2018
President Donald Trump has signed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, a law that protects sports medicine officials when they cross state lines to treat athletes under their care.
October 1, 2018
Two years ago, the Ivy League changed football kick off rules. Researchers say there's been a significant reduction in concussions since then.
Web Exclusives
September 28, 2018
A high school football game in Maine was canceled due to concerns over hand, foot and mouth disease.
September 28, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new clinical recommendations for healthcare providers treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), often referred to as concussion.
Optimum Performance
September 25, 2018
The sports medicine staff for the Navy football team is working to keep players healthy for the long road ahead, as the team travels more than 26,000 miles this season.   
Optimum Performance
September 21, 2018
A recent study shows high school athletes are eager for advice on healthy eating and respond to this information by making positive dietary changes.
September 20, 2018
A new study reveals that tense neck muscles and head position prior to an impact can influence concussion risk. 
September 17, 2018
The parents of a high school student who allegedly suffered a concussion while playing football two years ago have filed a lawsuit against the Hermiston (Ore.) School District.
Injury Prevention
September 13, 2018
To increase safety in football, NESCAC, an NCAA Division III conference, is implementing an experimental rule with kickoffs.
Sports Medicine
September 7, 2018
A new rule aimed at improving safety requires all South Dakota high school athletic events to be preceded by a medical time-out.
Optimum Performance
August 29, 2018
To motivate and inspire its female athletes, Centennial (Minn.) High School held its first Female Athlete Symposium.
Injury Prevention
August 28, 2018
Last October, the Seattle Mariners hired Lorena Martin as Director of High Performance to reduce injuries. So far this season, injuries have been cut in half. 
August 27, 2018
Over the past week, several states have held a Safety in Football campaign, organized by high school athletic trainers. Here's a look at the program's effects in Nebraska.
Sports Medicine
August 23, 2018
A look at the use of ingestible thermometers to monitor player temperatures in real time, which the University of Virginia has been using this summer.
August 22, 2018
The results of an annual survey indicate that today's student-athletes have heightened concerns about concussions. 
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