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Strength and Conditioning
August 26, 2015
The University of Virginia men’s basketball players have made gains in their offseason strength training, according to Strength and Conditioning Coach and T&C contributor Mike Curtis.
Sports Medicine
August 24, 2015
The NBA's first-ever Director of Sports Medicine and Research talks about getting athletic trainers on different teams to collaborate.
Web Exclusives
August 20, 2015
Football players at the University of Tennessee are competing to see who gets the most sleep using technology to track the number of hours they get.
Sports Medicine
August 19, 2015
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say they have produced a thin, lightweight polymer that will change color when exposed to the kind of forces that can cause concussion.
Web Exclusives
August 17, 2015
Trent Williams, currently a member of the Washington Redskins, donated $25,000 to his high school alma mater to help cover the cost of football players' electrocardiogram testing.
Sports Medicine
August 17, 2015
At Kansas State University, the new $65 million Vanier Family Football Complex features a number of state-of-the art amenities including a built-in plyometric ramp and the latest and greatest in hydrotherapy and recovery pools.
Sports Medicine
August 13, 2015
After using active release techniques, a high school football team saw its injury rate decrease 45 percent from previous seasons.
Strength and Conditioning
August 12, 2015
After losing a combined 630 pounds in the first eight weeks of the 2014 season, the Western Kentucky football team has focused on bulking up during the offseason.
Web Exclusives
August 6, 2015
A new study from the University of Missouri links academic stress with a higher rate of injury among NCAA Division I football players.
Web Exclusives
August 5, 2015
Researchers have developed a new sideline concussion assessment tool that tests memory loss, reaction, and response time in 15 minutes.
Web Exclusives
August 3, 2015
A Kansas City hospital is performing suicide prevention screenings in its sports medicine department, after two Olathe Northwest (Kan.) High School soccer players took their lives last November. 
Web Exclusives
July 30, 2015
Among the technological advances being used by the U.S. national field hockey team at the Pan-American Games are training trackers and special compression socks.
Sports Medicine
July 29, 2015
Ryan Shockey, Head Athletic Trainer at Olivet College, has been named Interim Athletic Director at the school, and plans to continue handling his sports medicine duties.
Sports Medicine
July 29, 2015
With summer workouts now in full swing, this article from Training & Conditioning looks at heat acclimization tips to keep your athletes safe. The article is part of T&C's "Digital Guide to Heat Stress Prevention," an interactive tool containing important information about heat stress illnesses, risks and prevention, along with product solutions from leading heat stress prevention companies. It’s a great resource to share with coaches, players, and parents.
Sports Medicine
July 29, 2015
This article from Training & Conditioning looks at definitions of exertional heat illnesses and methods for avoiding and treating them. The article is part of T&C's "Digital Guide to Heat Stress Prevention," which contains important information about heat stress illnesses, risks and prevention. It also features product information from leading heat stress prevention companies.
Strength and Conditioning
July 27, 2015
Following a number of players suffering torn pectoral muscles, some of whom required season-ending surgery, the Minnesota Vikings took a look at their lifting program and made some changes.
Strength and Conditioning
July 27, 2015
Training & Conditioning is pleased to bring you the first installment of our Digital Guide to Strength and Conditioning! Containing seven specific exercises to use in training your athletes, the guide features text and a video showing each exercise being performed. Here, we provide tips on troubleshooting squat technique.
Strength and Conditioning
July 27, 2015
Training & Conditioning is pleased to bring you the first edition of our Digital Guide to Strength and Conditioning! Containing seven specific exercises to use in training your athletes, the guide features text and a video showing each being performed. Here, we look at three cues that are, perhaps, a bit unusual but can quickly clean up deadlift form. They are “pull the sternum to the back wall,” “squeeze oranges under the armpits,” and “grab the floor with the toes.” Each one fixes common flaws that we’ll briefly describe.
Strength and Conditioning
July 23, 2015
New BYU strength coach Frank Wintrich treats recovery as seriously as working out, giving players a week off for every two weeks in the weightroom.
Sports Medicine
July 21, 2015
Coach education and contact restrictions are both effective tools in reducing injury rates among youth football players, according to a recent study.
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