January 29, 2015
Without a clear understanding of supplementation, high school athletes may easily head down the wrong path. Athletic trainers can point them in the right direction.By Tavis Piattoly
January 29, 2015
A third ACL tear, tibial plateau fracture with severe ligament damage, iliotibial band syndrome. Knee injuries are one of the most common issues faced by athletes, but no two rehabs are ever the same. In this three-part article, athletic trainers share their treatment plans.By Nicole Alexander Nicole Alexander, MS, ATC, is Staff Athletic Trainer at the University of North Carolina, where she works with women's basketball and men's tennis. She can be reached at: nlalexan@email.unc.edu
January 29, 2015
At the University of Mississippi, a new strength and conditioning program challenged the baseball players to get tougher and more competitive, and they responded with a record-breaking year.By Ben Fleming Ben Fleming, MS, SCCC, is entering his second year as Assistant Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Mississippi, where he works primarily with the baseball team. Previously, he trained the baseball teams at the University of Central Florida and Kansas State University. He can be reached at:
January 29, 2015
Why Parent Essential Oils? Our bodies cannot make Parent Essential Oils (PEOs); they must come from food. Unfortunately, food processing, modern farming methods, and even "fresh" food preparation, destroys PEOs and the results can be disastrous to your health. Supplementing with Pure Form Omega's all organic Omega-3 and Omega-6 PEO formulation ensures we get these in the proper form and ratio. Pure Form Omega is a plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acids for the maintenance of good health.
January 29, 2015
In presenting the 2014 Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award to Brian Robinson, MS, ATC, LAT, Head Athletic Trainer at Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Ill., Training & Conditioning, along with Sports Health, were swamped with deserving nominees.
January 29, 2015
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