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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.
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.
Optimum Performance
August 12, 2016
The USA Greco-Roman wrestling team is using customized music to help with sleep, relaxation, and focus.
Sports Medicine
August 9, 2016
U.S. swimmers have been seen at the Olympics with noticeable round bruises from cupping, which may help their recovery process.
Nutrition
August 8, 2016
A unique carbohydrate complex could help reduce exercise-induced asthma symptoms.
Strength and Conditioning
August 7, 2016
A study of top athletes found that optimal recovery strategies may vary among individuals.
Hydration
August 4, 2016
Poteet (Texas) High School is using a new fan system to keep its athletes cool during summer football practice.
Strength and Conditioning
August 3, 2016
To get area football players excited for the upcoming season, Rocori High School in Cold Spring, Minn., recently held its fifth annual Spartan Challenge.
Strength and Conditioning
August 2, 2016
As one of the most injury-plagued teams in recent years, the Indianapolis Colts were looking to change up their strength program. Darren Krein is leading the way. 
Sports Medicine
July 29, 2016
A new study, published in the Pediatrics on July 25, reports that teenage athletes are less likely to abuse painkillers than non-athletes, contrary to what prior research has found. 
Concussions
July 28, 2016
An independent study has found the Heads Up Football program not as effective as it claimed in helping to reduce concussions in football players.
Strength and Conditioning
July 24, 2016
A high school strength and conditioning has helped create a fitness culture that extends to faculty and parents.
Sports Medicine
July 21, 2016
After Tommy Joseph suffered the fifth concussion of his professional baseball career, doctors were able to identify and correct long-standing ocular problems that were holding him back in his quest to reach the big leagues.
Nutrition
July 21, 2016
The Minnesota Vikings recently held a cooking class to help their players learn how to make foods that provide them the nutrition they need to perform well.
Sports Medicine
July 20, 2016
A study suggests that return-to-play rates following surgery in college football players may be related to playing time.
Concussions
July 18, 2016
A new study shows an increase in the number of concussion diagnoses for young people.
Concussions
July 15, 2016
A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a $75 million settlement of a class-action concussions case against the NCAA.
Sports Medicine
July 15, 2016
The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act received unanimous support from the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Sports Medicine
July 14, 2016
A study by researchers at Tufts University has found that the average NCAA Division III football lineman's weight went up 38 percent since 1956, significantly more than the 12 percent increase for the average male's body weight in that time period.
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