January 29, 2015
It appears that overhydration is the cause of death for a high school football player in Georgia who was recently taken off life support due to a lack of brain activity. Having complained of cramping during football practice on Tuesday at Douglas County High School, 17-year-old Zyrees Oliver reportedly returned home and drank two gallons of water and two more gallons of Gatorade. Hours later, he was rushed to the hospital.
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
This football season, athletic trainers from the University of South Carolina will be following players from a local youth league to treat and track injuries, including concussions. Funded through a $58,000 grant from USA Football, South Carolina is one of six states conducting research on concussions and every team in the Lexington Youth Football League will receive coverage from the University of South Carolina athletic training program.
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
More Rest Needed After Concussion Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have conducted a number of studies that show cerebrospinal fluid can be used to determine the extent of brain injury. Their most recent findings reveal that the biological effects of concussion can last longer than previously thought.
January 29, 2015
Barton CollegeBy R.J. Anderson R.J. Anderson is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. He can be reached at: [email protected]

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