Facilities
March 23, 2017
Thanks to some outside help, Brockton (Mass.) High School was able to transform its weightroom into a state-of-the-art facility.
Injury Prevention
March 22, 2017
According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, fifteen percent of all sports-related injuries are ankle-related, making it the most common injury. This number is even more staggering for volleyball players, where ankle injuries make up 24% of all reported incidences. These numbers paint a clear picture: ankle protection is imperative for all athletes, especially volleyball players. Volleyball demands quick bursts of movement, and without protection, these actions can become taxing on the ankles.
Concussions
March 20, 2017
At Georgia Tech students have created a device known as the Wobble, which helps determine whether athletes have recovered from a concussion.
Sports Medicine
March 18, 2017
In Pennsylvania, new guidelines for opioids suggest that athletes who are taking painkillers not be allowed to return to play.  
Sports Medicine
March 17, 2017
First comes a sports injury. Then comes a prescription for pain-relieving opioids. Sometimes, the third step is drug abuse. Sports medicine professionals can play a key role in keeping athletes from going down this road. This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning. By David Csillan
Sport-specific
March 17, 2017
Lacrosse players need to move with speed and power, so that’s the offseason focus for the University of North Carolina men’s squad. By remaining dedicated to the program, the team reached the top in 2016. This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning. By Jason Beaulieu Jason Beaulieu, CSCS, USAW, is the Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning for men’s lacrosse and women’s basketball at the University of North Carolina. He can be reached at: jbeaulie@unc.edu.

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