Leadership
November 2, 2017
The Coastal Carolina University baseball program recently revamped its structure to unite the coaches, athletic trainers, and strength staff. The result? A collaboration that has reaped rewards on and off the field. This article first appeared in the November 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning. By Barry Lippman
Sports Medicine
November 2, 2017
This article first appeared in the November 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning. The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City is well-known for its work with professional athletes. Its physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists are often on the cutting edge of returning high-profile competitors back to their sport. This past summer, HSS decided to pool that knowledge together for one day at the first HSS Professional Sports Medicine Conference.
Injury Prevention
November 2, 2017
This article first appeared in the November 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning. High school athletes spend countless summer hours in camps and clinics improving their sport-specific skills. But all that work will mean little if they are sidelined by an ACL tear. That’s the reasoning behind the Sportsmetrics injury prevention summer camps that are gaining popularity nationwide.
Strength and Conditioning
November 2, 2017
This article first appeared in the November 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning. If you stepped inside the Xavier University strength and conditioning facility during the men’s basketball team’s workouts this past summer, you wouldn’t notice anything out of the ordinary. Players are working hard, and Matt Jennings, MS, MSCC, now in his ninth year as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, is encouraging them on.
Technology
November 2, 2017
This article first appeared in the November 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning. What happens when an athlete gets injured, but their school doesn’t have an athletic trainer on-site to treat them? Missouri high schools now have a solution for this problem—athletes can simply pull out their smartphones and video chat with a sports medicine clinician. It’s part of a new virtual athletic trainer program offered by the Cox Health network.
Sports Medicine
November 2, 2017
A campaign aimed at high school athletes in New Jersey aims to stop opioid misuse and abuse before it starts.

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