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Sports Medicine
August 17, 2017
Few athletic trainers are being paid what they are worth, and it’s time to do something about it, says Medfield (Mass.) High School Head Athletic Trainer Maria Hutsick.
Sports Medicine
August 15, 2017
Budget cuts targeting athletic training services have left several Florida high schools scrambling to find coverage before the start of the school year.
Sports Medicine
August 5, 2017
A New Jersey senator says he will propose a law requiring high schools to use Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) monitors to avoid heat-related illnesses.
Sports Medicine
August 4, 2017
Athletes in Levy County (Fla.) will have athletic trainers from the University of Florida this school year, thanks to the revenue generated by a new participation fee. 
Concussions
August 4, 2017
Neurologists have suggested three ways to enhance concussion management from a scientific standpoint: develop a better definition of concussion, improve diagnosis, and bring in additional research models. 
Technology
August 1, 2017
As part of MLB's collective bargaining agreement with players, restrictions have been placed on the use of wearables.
Optimum Performance
July 28, 2017
With a new focus on ensuring its players get proper sleep, Clemson University has provided a nap room in its recently opened $55 million football complex.
Sports Medicine
July 27, 2017
A recently published study suggests that female runners with a low BMI are at an elevated risk of developing stress fractures and may take longer to recover from injuries.
Optimum Performance
July 25, 2017
The need for quality sleep can get overlooked, but several recently published studies highlight its importance.   
Sports Medicine
July 13, 2017
In Florida, a football player for Riverdale High School has passed away. He suffered heat stroke while participating in drills at the school last month and had been on life support.
Sports Medicine
July 11, 2017
Bridgewater State University staged a mock overdose in order to prepare athletic trainers for handling such an event.
Strength and Conditioning
July 11, 2017
At Ohio State University, the men's basketball program has brought Quadrian Banks on board as its strength and conditioning coach.
Sports Medicine
July 11, 2017
Looking for a way to better engage athletes with rehab, the University of Alabama is using virtual reality as part of treatments.
Injury Prevention
July 5, 2017
In Florida, a new rule will require female high school lacrosse players to wear helmets during play. Some coaches disagree with the change.
Optimum Performance
June 28, 2017
Student-athletes at West Virginia University are using WHOOP, a bracelet that monitors sleep, heart rate, and other metrics with the aim of avoiding overtraining and promoting recovery.
Sports Medicine
June 26, 2017
A look at the work of Curtis Self, Athletic Trainer for Creighton University's baseball team, who is serving as medical coordinator during the College World Series.
Leadership
June 22, 2017
The disbursement of the one-time $640,000 fund to NCAA Division I members is being used in a variety of ways. The University of Maine will be launching a new initiative aimed at student-athlete mental health. 
Sports Medicine
June 21, 2017
A new "panic button" app helped save a high school baseball player's life in Arkansas.
Injury Prevention
June 19, 2017
Using 3D motion tracking technology, Watertown (Tenn.) High School recently launched a collaborative program to reduce ACL injuries on its girls' basketball team.
Sports Medicine
June 14, 2017
Arizona State University is furthering its partnership with Adidas through the Global Sport Alliance, which will research issues in sports science and health.
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