Feature
October 1, 2018
  Hospital-sponsored performance combines for teenage athletes have become common. However, Thibodaux (La.) Regional Medical Center recently put a new spin on the concept by holding the first-ever Female Athlete Expo on April 12, which featured testing, talks, and empowerment all geared to young women.
Feature
October 1, 2018
  State schools are used to thinking locally—after all, a number of their recruits are often found close to home. The University of Wisconsin has discovered there are benefits to looking nearby in other areas, too—namely nutrition. By fueling athletes from its own backyard, the athletic department has seen a number of positive results.
Sports Medicine
October 1, 2018
  After a middle school football player was knocked unconscious during a game at Clover (S.C.) High School last October, both an athletic trainer and emergency medical services (EMS) responded. But they were at odds over what to do next. The paramedics insisted on removing only some of the player’s equipment, while the athletic trainer wanted to either remove all or none of it.
Web Exclusives
September 28, 2018
A high school football game in Maine was canceled due to concerns over hand, foot and mouth disease.
Concussions
September 28, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new clinical recommendations for healthcare providers treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), often referred to as concussion.
Strength and Conditioning
September 27, 2018
The best ability an athlete can have, the saying goes, is availability. All the athletic talent in the world means little use if an athlete is injured and unable to play. So athletic trainers are always looking for ways to help their athletes return to full health as quickly as possible.

Pages

Stay at the Top of Your Game!
x
Receive articles like this by signing up for our newsletters