Concussions
April 9, 2018
In Iowa, a new bill to address concussions offers an incentive for school districts to have an athletic trainer at sporting events.
Optimum Performance
April 9, 2018
  At the University of Georgia, a three-pillar program enables football players to increase strength as the season progresses. That paid dividends this past fall, bolstering a postseason run to the College Football Playoff National Championship game. By Scott Sinclair I have heard two dominant schools of thought for in-season football training: 1. Athletes can get stronger during the season. 2. There’s no way to get stronger during the season—athletes can only maintain.
Optimum Performance
April 9, 2018
  In high school and small-college settings, strength coaches can find themselves training 30 to 40 athletes without any assistance. What are ways to keep your head above water? By Bryce Patterson
Leadership
April 9, 2018
  By overseeing recreational sports alongside athletic training and strength and conditioning, this author has been able to develop unique partnerships and programs across the University of Delaware campus. By Eric Laudano Inspiring greatness together. Not only is this the mission statement of the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Services at the University of Delaware, but it is also what fuels the collaborative relationship between our varsity athletics and campus recreation departments.
Sports Medicine
April 9, 2018
  As more doors open for athletic trainers, some are choosing to become a surgical assist. Here’s a first-person look at what it entails. By Ken Takenaka
Strength and Conditioning
April 9, 2018
  The request made of Jonathan Lynch, CSCS*D, Director of Performance at the University of Maine, was unique but at the same time familiar. Could he help 20 men and women pass a physical fitness test they had not been able to conquer? And the stakes were high. This was their last chance to pass the test, which was required for their acceptance into the Army National Guard.

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