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Optimum Performance
The Xavier University men’s basketball team is having a hugely successful season. One of the reasons may be its unique summer training regimen, which pushes players outside their comfort zones while offering careful recovery.

In his late teens, Todd Toriscelli had dropped out of college and was working in the steel mills in Steubenville, Ohio. Today he is Director of Sports Medicine for the Tennessee Titans.

Challenge of the Week
By Maria Hutsick
Broken ice machines, trash on the sidelines, and dirty coolers—Medfield (Mass.) High School Head Athletic Trainer Maria Hutsick delves into some of the daily bumps in the road for athletic trainers.

Injury Prevention
By Keith Doolan & Frederick Purnell
To maximize athlete performance and minimize injury, the sports medicine staff at Virginia Tech conducts detailed preseason medical screenings.

New Research
At Emory University, the athletics department has teamed with the department of mathematics and computer science to study the training of swimmers.

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