Concussions
November 16, 2017
Published research over the last few years shows neck strengthening to be a proactive approach to reducing concussion risk. Craig Fitzgerald, head strength & conditioning coach for the Houston Texans, who implemented the Iron Neck program earlier this year understands the risks athletes face on the field and takes player safety seriously. “As a coach, your first priority should be safety and the first priority of safety in a contact sport should be your neck.”
Sports Medicine
November 16, 2017
Athletes who suffer from vocal cord dysfunction or exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction can now breathe easier, thanks to new breathing techniques that can help control symptoms. 
Sports Medicine
November 13, 2017
After 57 years on the sidelines at Killeen (Texas) High School, Al “Doc” Wilson will retire in May. The school celebrated the longtime athletic trainer last Friday night during a special halftime ceremony.
Concussions
November 10, 2017
In use for the first time this year, high-tech football helmets that track head impacts are getting positive reviews from athletic trainers and coaches at Omaha (Neb.) Public Schools.   
Optimum Performance
November 8, 2017
Using new testing methods, the University of Nebraska's Athletic Performance Lab is helping Husker student-athletes improve their performances.
References
November 7, 2017
  According to the NCAA®, nearly eight million high school students currently participate in athletics—and 480,000 of those athletes will continue on to the collegiate level. The sheer number of participants requires athletic trainers and coaches to be more and more innovative in how they prepare, protect and rehabilitate these athletes. Struggles with space limitations, transitioning athletes back after injury and providing personalized exercise programs challenge athletic trainers and coaches to find new ways to help athletes succeed.

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