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Injury Prevention
September 22, 2016
A new technology claims it can predict if baseball pitchers will be injured. American Sports Medicine Institute Research Director Glenn Fleisig is skeptical. 
Sports Medicine
September 22, 2016
Penn State University has announced the appointment of David Hamilton as Assistant Athletic Director for Applied Health and Performance Science.
Nutrition
September 19, 2016
A recent study suggests post-workout protein consumption amounts should be dependent on the muscles worked out, rather than athlete's size.
Strength and Conditioning
September 16, 2016
Looking for a new way to train the core, increase flexibility, and do soft tissue work, some high school teams are turning to yoga and Pilates.
Sports Medicine
September 13, 2016
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, which protects athletic trainers who travel out-of-state with an athletic team to provide care. Next stop is the Senate.
Concussions
September 12, 2016
All North Carolina schools must implement return-to-learn policies following concussions for the first time this school year.
Nutrition
September 11, 2016
On the University of Alabama football team, watermelon juice has been given a thumbs up by players and the sports nutrition staff.
Facilities
September 9, 2016
Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tenn., will open a sports medicine facility on its grounds in collaboration with Campbell Clinic.
Leadership
September 8, 2016
After nearly 50 years as Head Athletic Trainer at Valparaiso University, Roderick Moore has retired. A member of the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame, his career includes a 33-year stretch in which he did not miss a Crusader football game.
Sports Medicine
September 7, 2016
A football player at El Diamante High School in Visalia, Calif., had emergency surgery for necrotizing fasciitis after contracting an infection, which may have come from his football helmet.
Optimum Performance
September 4, 2016
Keenan Robinson, Michael Phelps’ strength and conditioning coach, explains how using a sleep monitoring system prepared the swimmer for Rio.  
Strength and Conditioning
September 2, 2016
DeMatha High School in Maryland is well known for its powerhouse football program. What is less known is that the squad uses yoga and Pilates to gain an edge.
Sports Medicine
September 1, 2016
Eight Texas Women's University volleyball players were hospitalized. The unofficial diagnosis is rhabdomyolysis.
Facilities
August 30, 2016
At the University of Oregon, the new Marcus Mariota Sports Performance Center combines research on sports performance and medicine with the latest in technology.
Leadership
August 30, 2016
An athletic trainer in Arkansas shares his experience of coming out to his colleagues and student-athletes.
Leadership
August 25, 2016
At the University of Wisconsin, athletic trainers have partnered with medics from the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Leadership
August 19, 2016
Tiffany Morton, hired by the Kansas City Chiefs in March, is the newest of five female athletic trainers in the NFL.
Sports Medicine
August 18, 2016
One of only a few schools to test athletes using an electrocardiogram, the University of Pittsburgh has uncovered heart conditions in two of its football players, who will sit out the season.
Leadership
August 18, 2016
In response to its athletic trainer being arrested for allegedly taking inappropriate pictures and sexual misconduct, a Michigan school district is releasing a set of "Student Rights and Expectations" for its athletic training room.
Concussions
August 15, 2016
Girls' soccer players from two high schools in Ohio are participating in a study on the Q-Collar, a device that is intended to reduce the risk of concussions.
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