Concussions
October 1, 2018
Two years ago, the Ivy League changed football kick off rules. Researchers say there's been a significant reduction in concussions since then.
Sports Medicine
October 1, 2018
  When an athlete faces one injury after another, recovery is an ongoing process. But as this athletic trainer discovered, open communication and consistent check-ins can make the journey smoother. By Katherine Lorens Some athletes are fortunate to go their entire careers without so much as a muscle strain, while others seem constantly bitten by the injury bug. When working with the latter group, a deft approach is required to help them navigate setback after setback.
Sport-specific
October 1, 2018
  Dedicated athlete monitoring during the season allows Stanford University women’s volleyball to reach higher in the weightroom and make strength gains. By Tyler Friedrich The best place to start when designing and implementing an in-season training program is having a clear-cut philosophy. This will guide you as you integrate practice and game schedules, lay out exercise selections, and plan your periodization model.
Product News
October 1, 2018
  Blood flow restriction therapy and training has emerged in recent years as one of the most talked about sports medicine practices of the decade. With what seems like endless benefits, it’s no surprise that there are a number of different ways to approach this trend. By Nicole Sorce
Strength and Conditioning
October 1, 2018
  Carolina Panthers strength coach Joe Kenn created the Tier System of strength training to develop athletes from head to toe. To do this, the plan relies on ranked exercises and a total-body approach. By Joe Kenn During the infancy of our profession, strength coaches often came from one of three backgrounds—weightlifting, powerlifting, or bodybuilding. As a result, they trained athletes according to the discipline they were familiar with.
Hydration
October 1, 2018
  Sweat testing can be a springboard for a comprehensive approach to hydration. Here’s a look at the next steps to take after the data is processed. By David Stern So, you’ve run the tests, and you have the results. Now what? Sweat testing analysis can provide lots of valuable information about an individual athlete’s hydration needs. But this information is useful only if you know what to do with it.

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