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Leadership
April 17, 2018
Athletic trainer David Csillan has always pictured his athletic department as a playground. And just like on a playground, everyone needs to find a way to get along.   
April 5, 2018
At Ohio University, the Student Senate has passed a bill demanding improved mental health services for student-athletes. 
Sports Medicine
March 29, 2018
A recently published study showed that bananas may help reduce inflammation relating to exercise.
Sports Medicine
March 27, 2018
In North Carolina, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is partnering with four Wilkes County high schools to provide an athletic trainer for each of their athletic programs. 
Sports Medicine
March 23, 2018
A sports medicine physician provides a look into his strategy for helping patients avoid opioid addiction when recovering from surgery or a difficult injury.
Sports Medicine
March 22, 2018
After being diagnosed with Wilson Disease, multi-sport athlete Sam Hill was forced to the sidelines at Fort Defiance (Va.) High School. This spring, athletic trainer Becky Anhold has figured out a way for him to still compete in baseball.
Sports Medicine
March 20, 2018
In Oregon, an athletic trainer has teamed up with a dietician to give high school student-athletes presentations about nutrition.  
Sports Medicine
March 16, 2018
Some years, it’s knees. Some years, it’s shoulders. When a certain issue seems to be plaguing your athletes, Texas Christian University Head Athletic Trainer for Football David Gable says sit down with your staff to figure out why. 
Technology
March 9, 2018
Combining information from the biomechanics lab and wearable tech, a new arm sleeve for baseball pitchers hopes to help with training, injury prevention, and longitudinal studies. 
Nutrition
March 6, 2018
Looking to maximize player performance throughout its minor and major league teams, the Texas Rangers have adopted a hands-on approach to sports nutrition.
Sports Medicine
March 2, 2018
Ever wonder what it takes to become a sports medical provider for U.S. Olympic athletes? Here's an inside look. 
Sports Medicine
February 23, 2018
In exchange for renaming its football venue Logansport Memorial Hospital Stadium, Logansport (Ind.) Community School Corp will receive $500,000 worth of medical care over the next 10 years.
Sports Medicine
February 20, 2018
A behind-the-scenes look at the medical procedures employed by athletic trainers, physicians, and data technicians during an NFL football game. 
Sports Medicine
February 16, 2018
NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers’ Committee Chair Larry Cooper says establishing a relationship with your team physician is the “single most important investment you can make for your professional development.” Here are his tips on how to do it. 
Leadership
February 13, 2018
A year after a fraternity pledge died in the house where Tim Bream served as an advisor, he will step down as Head Athletic Trainer for Football at Penn State University. 
Sports Medicine
February 9, 2018
Using motion capture technology, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center uncovered new solutions to clearing up low-back pain in runners. 
New Research
February 6, 2018
Researchers report that ball velocity from fastballs may factor more heavily on baseball pitchers’ joints than other pitches. 
Sports Medicine
February 2, 2018
After a sports-related emergency identified weaknesses in protocols, athletic trainers and EMS in South Carolina are working together to create a standard for these situations. 
Company News
January 30, 2018
Senaptec, the leader in stroboscopic eyewear, is excited to announce the release of the Senaptec Quad Strobe eyewear.  Quads are the next generation of stroboscopic eyewear designed to improve reaction time, spatial awareness, balance, and visuomotor skills. Using liquid crystal technology, the lenses flicker between clear and opaque, removing visual information and forcing an individual to process more efficiently.  The new Senaptec Quad Strobe eyewear allows the user to select regions of strobing to customize a performance or therapy activity. 
Optimum Performance
January 30, 2018
Rest and recovery are always important for athletes—especially when they’re more than 30,000 feet in the air. Here’s how several pro teams keep their players in top shape during airplane travel.
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