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April 28, 2016
Shane Winkenwader, the first full-time athletic trainer at Dillworth-Glyndon-Felton (Minn.) High School, has been deaf since he was two years old. But that has not prevented him from excelling in his position.
April 26, 2016
Chris Carr, performance psychologist for the NBA's Indiana Pacers, helps his players get into the frame of mind they need in order to win.
April 26, 2016
Wisconsin representative Ron Kind and two of his colleagues are working on a bill to increase awareness of prescription drug abuse in an effort to prevent student-athletes from becoming addicted to pain medication.
April 21, 2016
Russ Richardson, who was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame last year, is one of three finalists for the position of Director of Athletics at the University of Montana Western.
Sports Medicine
April 21, 2016
​New guidelines on preparticipation physical exams for college athletes do not recommend the widespread use of ECGs to check for cardiac abnormalities.
Web Exclusives
April 19, 2016
A biomechanics lab at San Diego State University is the joint effort of a physical therapy professor and the school's head athletic trainer.
Web Exclusives
April 12, 2016
In one of the largest studies of living retired NFL players, findings show signs of traumatic brain injury in more than 40 percent of the participants.
Web Exclusives
April 10, 2016
As part of a new offseason program, the Yale University football team is honing in on improving nutritional intake.
April 8, 2016
North Carolina legislators have chosen to hold off on voting on a bill that would end the requirements for licensing for several professions, including athletic trainers.
Strength and Conditioning
April 6, 2016
Even the best strength and conditioning program will struggle to be effective if athletes don’t believe in it. Bryan Mann, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Missouri, shares one method he uses to better connect with athletes and incease buy-in.
Strength and Conditioning
April 5, 2016
Indiana Pacers Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Shawn Windle discusses how technology has influenced his work in the NBA
Web Exclusives
April 5, 2016
In response to new guidelines from the U.S. Soccer Federation, some youth soccer organizations are banning headers. 
Sports Medicine
April 4, 2016
A new study suggests that the more hits to the head an amateur football player takes, the greater the risk of cognitive impairment in later life. 
April 1, 2016
The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Kelly Boyce as a minor league Athletic Trainer, making her the organization's first female athletic trainer in its 18-year history. 
March 31, 2016
Harvard University has created an app to collect data on former NFL players in order to learn more about the long-term effects of playing football.
March 24, 2016
At the second Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport Conference, sports medicine professionals outlined four steps high schools should consider to increase student-athlete safety.
Sports Medicine
March 23, 2016
DHA, an Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, may help protect athletes' brains from head trauma, according to a recent study by TCU researchers.
March 22, 2016
After 35 years in the profession, Vista Grande (Ariz.) High School Athletic Trainer Stuart Minck is retiring, saying the long hours associated with the job are taking a toll.
Web Exclusives
March 21, 2016
A recently published study shows an increased prevalence of injuries among student-athletes who specialize in one sport.
Sports Medicine
March 21, 2016
​Sudden cardiac death claims, on average, one competitive athlete in the United States every three days. Often, the cause is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that has gone undetected. Northeastern University Team Physician Gianmichael Corrado is trying to change that.
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