January 29, 2015
High school athletic trainers are the unsung heroes of interscholastic sports. That's why T&C and Sports Health are partnering to honor those who go above and beyond in serving their athletes and communities with the recently created Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award. Click here for information on how to nominate a deserving high school athletic trainer for the award and to read a profile of last year's winner, Bob Marley.
January 29, 2015
College men's basketball players lead very busy lives. Between classes, strength workouts, practices, games, and studying, there's precious little time for them to devote serious attention to their nutritional needs. With concerns like these in mind, the University of North Carolina developed a "full-court press" program designed to provide top-notch nutrition education and support to all its student-athletes.
January 29, 2015
University of Alabama Director of Strength and Conditioning Scott Cochran was recently featured in a segment on "60 Minutes Sports." Known for developing NFL talent and teams that play strong through the 4th quarter, Cochran is also famous for a deep gravely voice that motivates his players in the weightroom and on the practice field. This video, which was broadcast on Showtime, examines his methods, philosophy, and role under Head Coach Nick Saban.
January 29, 2015
Florida State University's Caitlin Quinn, CSCS, has been named the 2013 NSCA Assistant Strength Coach of the Year. Quinn, who works primarily with the school's softball team and assists with the volleyball, soccer and swimming and diving strength training programs, will be honored at the NSCA Coaches Conference on Jan. 10.
January 29, 2015
Take Two, Stay Cool Athletes who train in hot conditions are often in search of ways to "beat the heat" and exercise longer. One new answer may be as simple as taking a few pills of acetaminophen. Researchers in England have found that the drug helps athletes improve their time to exhaustion when exercising in the heat, possibly due to its ability to lower body, core, and skin temperature.
January 29, 2015
Xavier UniversityBy Mary Kate Murphy Mary Kate Murphy is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. She can be reached at: mkmurphy@MomentumMedia.com.

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