January 29, 2015
When an athlete is diagnosed with Crohn's disease, continuing to compete can seem overwhelming. Here's how to help them tackle this difficult condition.By Lauren Cahoon Roberts Lauren Cahoon Roberts is a freelance writer based in Ithaca, N.Y., who has covered issues in health and wellness for a broad range of publications. She can be reached at: Cahoon.lauren@gmail.com
January 29, 2015
Sometimes the biggest hurdle to better nutrition is simply knowing how to cook. With help from dietetics students, Cal State Fresno is clearing that hurdle.By Dr. Lisa Herzig Lisa Herzig, PhD, RD, CDE, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition and the Director of the Dietetics and Food Administration Program at California State University, Fresno. She can be reached at: lherzig@csufresno.edu.
January 29, 2015
As an athletic trainer or strength coach, helping others is what you do all day. Still, some in the profession have found the energy to do even more. Three of them tell their stories. By Jason Cerkoney Jason Cerkoney, ATC, LAT, is the Head Athletic Trainer at Portage (Wis.) High School and an Athletic Trainer at Divine Savior Healthcare Therapy Services. A specialist in Divine Savior's weight loss and exercise enhancement programs, he can be reached at: jcerkoney@dshealthcare.com.  
January 29, 2015
Following a plan that features sport-specific agility and conditioning drills helps the University of Maryland men's lacrosse team maintain its status as one of the nation's elite programs.By Michael Szemborski Michael Szemborski, CSCS, is the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of Maryland, where he serves as the Head Strength Coach for the men's lacrosse team as well as the women's lacrosse and field hockey squads. He can be reached at: mszembor@umd.edu.
January 29, 2015
A new ligament has been found on the anterior of the knee. It is believed to be involved in ACL tears and could provide insight into how these injuries should best be treated.
January 29, 2015
A new Journal of Athletic Training study examined ACL injuries across muliple sports at the high school level and presented findings that show risk factors for the injury are more sport-specific than gender-specific. In the study, the authors also emphasize prevention techniques.

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