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New Ideas
With the opioid crisis in America deepening, those in athletics may wonder if they have a role to play in prevention efforts. The Tempe (Ariz.) Union High School District is testing out one possibility.

By Maria Hutsick
Looking back over her 40-year career, there are a few lessons Medfield (Mass.) High School Head Athletic Trainer Maria Hutsick wishes she had learned earlier. She shares them here.

Progressive Programs
Combine sports medicine, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, and psychological services, and the result is the newly formed Integrative Performance Excellence Group at Duke University.

Strategic Planning
Instead of handling the upcoming athletic training degree change alone, these two schools teamed up to offer a mutually beneficial solution.

Injury Prevention
This spring marked the first high school baseball season with nationwide pitch count rules. Here's a look at how it went.

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