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Sports Medicine
January 19, 2017
Two new studies take a closer look at “athlete’s heart” in female athletes and football linemen.  
Injury Prevention
January 19, 2017
Research shows that prevention programs can reduce the risk of hamstring injuries by up to 40 percent in professional baseball players
Strength and Conditioning
January 18, 2017
Irele Oderinde, Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Oregon's football program, has been suspended without pay for a month after three athletes were hospitalized following strenuous training sessions.
Nutrition
January 17, 2017
Move over coffee, energy shots, and gels. Caffeinated gum is the latest sports nutrition craze for endurance athletes.
Leadership
January 13, 2017
By Timothy Neal Timothy Neal, MS, ATC, is Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator of the Athletic Training Education Program at Concordia University Ann Arbor. He can be reached at: timothyneal1957@gmail.com. 
Sports Medicine
January 12, 2017
A hospital and its sports medicine clinic will provide six full-time athletic trainers, along with other perks, to Lakota Schools in Liberty Township, Ohio, in return for marketing opportunities.
Optimum Performance
January 12, 2017
A few years ago, Geoff Clark, ATC, PES, CES, CSCS, Head Athletic Trainer for the Portland Trail Blazers, decided to brighten the team’s game day routine. As a result, along with the standard fare you’d expect with a professional basketball team, the Blazers now use “happy lights” at home and on the road. Installed in the team's home locker room and brought along when traveling, the lights are comprised of four panels. When placed in the middle of the locker room, the lights can fill the whole space with a bright, cool hue. 
Sports Medicine
January 11, 2017
In a lecture last week, Dr. James Andrews said that injuries in youth sports have become an “epidemic" and declared the problem a major health reform issue.
Leadership
January 10, 2017
After being snubbed by the Senate in December, the Sports Medicine Clarity Act was re-introduced and passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday.
Leadership
January 9, 2017
Three members of the University of Vermont women's swimming and diving team were injured during the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting.
Nutrition
January 9, 2017
A study published in Pediatrics reports that health food stores routinely recommend creatine to teenagers, despite medical organizations discouraging those under 18 from using it.
Sports Medicine
January 6, 2017
If an athlete gets hit in the mouth and loses a tooth, not following proper protocols can result in severe negative long-term repercussions.
Optimum Performance
January 5, 2017
Using vision training, Detroit Red Wings goalie Jared Coreau says his reaction time has been cut in half.
Sports Medicine
January 3, 2017
EKGs serve more than one function for the Virginia Tech sports medicine staff. Not only do they provide a window into an athlete’s cardiac health, but they can also start a conversation about overall wellness. 
Injury Prevention
December 20, 2016
A recent study finds that sports-related eye injuries are much more common than people realize, and athletes are being affected at alarming rates.
Strength and Conditioning
December 19, 2016
Zac Woodfin, who had been serving as the University of Southern Mississippi’s Director of Sports Performance for the past two years, is now the school's interim athletic director.
Sports Medicine
December 16, 2016
A pilot telemedicine initiative in Texas will provide concussion evaluation from athletic trainers and physicians in Houston to football players in rural areas.
Nutrition
December 15, 2016
Though tiny, the microbiomes living in athletes’ guts may play a big role in determining how they respond to certain food.
Strength and Conditioning
December 13, 2016
Boston Celtics Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Bryan Doo explains how he structures warmups to be both effective and fun.  
Sports Medicine
December 9, 2016
A new study finds that high school athletes who focus on one sport experience more injuries than those who participate in multiple sports.
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