January 29, 2015
It may look similar to the indoor game, but sand volleyball requires a very different strength and conditioning strategy. Pepperdine University has been perfecting its program.By Matt Young Matt Young, MEd, CSCS, RSCC, USAW, is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Pepperdine University, where he oversees the strength and conditioning for 17 sports and works directly with sand volleyball, women's golf, and men's basketball. He can be reached at: matt.young@pepperdine.edu.
January 29, 2015
Athletic trainers are usually known for making their presence felt in a positive way when reacting to on-court injuries. Recently, though, longtime Utah Jazz Athletic Trainer Gary Briggs found himself on the wrong side of an official's whistle when he received a technical foul for going on the court to help a player without the referee's permission.
January 29, 2015
With studies drawing startling conclusions about neurological abnormalities in athletes who play contact sports, knowing the facts related to brain injuries is the first step in prevention. A new infographic, produced by Ohio University, discusses Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and highlights the correlation between the disease and sports.
January 29, 2015
When Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard went crashing to the ice and began convulsing after getting hit from behind during a game a week ago, the reaction of the team's medical staff was rapid, concise, and successful. And completely rehearsed.
January 29, 2015
Concussion recovery continues to be one of the most talked about issues in sports medicine. New research shows that the commonly-cited treatment option of prolonged and strict rest may not be optimal for recovery.
January 29, 2015
With much of the focus on student-athlete care centered on the physical aspect, the issue of mental health, including handling stress and depression, sometimes doesn't get the attention it deserves. But a new pilot program at the University of Michigan called "Athletes Connected" aims to make sure student-athlete mental health is not overlooked.According to an article on the University of Michigan website:

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