Technology
November 2, 2018
  Incorporating virtual reality helps athletes view rehab in a new way. At the University of Alabama, it has also increased engagement and commitment to the recovery process. By Ryan Vicknair, Jeremy Gsell, and Clay Keith
Optimum Performance
November 2, 2018
  As youth sports has expanded, so has the desire to incorporate sports medicine and strength and conditioning initiatives with these athletes. Here’s how one club kick-started such efforts. By Tim McClellan, Jeff Decker, and Kelsey Kebric Across the nation, millions of boys and girls play youth soccer every year. Those participation numbers don’t come without injuries.
Sports Medicine
November 2, 2018
  When a high school student-athlete sustains a concussion, their successful recovery depends on the efforts of a number of people, both inside the school and out. How do you bridge the gap between school employees who see the injured athlete every day and off-site medical personnel? In Craig, Colo., the Moffat County School District and Northwest Colorado Community Health Center overcame this hurdle by forming the Craig-Concussion Action Team (C-CAT).
Sports Medicine
November 2, 2018
  For any athletic department, the chance to expand its sports medicine facility is a welcome one. But when a renovation is tied into a broader partnership that enhances the level of care provided, all the better. Purdue University Northwest (a recent merger of Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central that competes at the NCAA Division II level), has been the beneficiary of such an opportunity.
Leadership
November 2, 2018
  There’s no way around it—continuing education is necessary to remain up to date as an athletic trainer or strength coach. However, choosing the right avenue to pursue can make the process much more enjoyable. By P.J. Gardner
Feature
November 2, 2018
  Walk into the University of Nebraska volleyball locker room, and you’ll see a wall of portraits that celebrate the squad’s top-ranked players in the Husker Power Performance Index. It’s only fitting, as the index has played a significant role in the program’s four NCAA Division I national championships, one runner-up finish, and three other semifinal appearances since 2000.

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