January 29, 2015
Concussion Education Not Enough Most high school athletic departments take numerous steps to educate their student-athletes about the dangers of concussions. Changing student-athlete behavior continues to be elusive, however, according to a study presented at the Pediatrics Academic Societies annual meeting in May.
January 29, 2015
New Castle (Ind.) Chrysler High School By R.J. Anderson R.J. Anderson is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. He can be reached at: rja@MomentumMedia.com.
January 29, 2015
From veteran athletic trainers to students, the sports medicine team at the Boston Marathon responded heroically to the bombings on April 15. What preplanning enabled everyone to act with such calm efficiency? And what lessons can we learn about medical coordination from the tragic event?By R.J. Anderson R.J. Anderson is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. He can be reached at: rja@MomentumMedia.com.
January 29, 2015
As running barefoot and with minimalist shoes has taken off, new research is uncovering the pros and cons of the practice, as well as how to shed shoes safely.By Dr. Daniel Cipriani Daniel Cipriani, PhD, PT, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University, where he teaches courses in biomechanics and kinesiology. He can be reached at: cipriani@chapman.edu or follow him on Twitter @danielcip3.
January 29, 2015
Preventing heat illness in football players is a behind-the-scenes team effort. Getting coaches on board requires good communication and persistence.By Patrick Bohn Patrick Bohn is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. He can be reached at: pb@MomentumMedia.com. When Joe Iezzi walked onto the field for his first preseason football practice as Head Athletic Trainer at Downingtown (Pa.) High School West in 1988, he was shocked at what he saw. It was a scorching hot day in August, and all the players were wearing full gear.
January 29, 2015
If you're like many athletic trainers, following a nutritious meal plan during a typical hectic day doesn't easily happen. In response, we offer the ATC Diet.By Dr. Jackie Buell Jackie Buell, PhD, RD, CSSD, ATC, is a Sports Dietitian for the Ohio State University athletic department and Director of Sports Nutrition
in the Medical Dietetics division of the School of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences. She is also an athletic trainer and can be reached at: buell.7@osu.edu.

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