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Sports Medicine
February 20, 2018
A behind-the-scenes look at the medical procedures employed by athletic trainers, physicians, and data technicians during an NFL football game. 
Sports Medicine
February 16, 2018
NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers’ Committee Chair Larry Cooper says establishing a relationship with your team physician is the “single most important investment you can make for your professional development.” Here are his tips on how to do it. 
Leadership
February 13, 2018
A year after a fraternity pledge died in the house where Tim Bream served as an advisor, he will step down as Head Athletic Trainer for Football at Penn State University. 
Sports Medicine
February 9, 2018
Using motion capture technology, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center uncovered new solutions to clearing up low-back pain in runners. 
New Research
February 6, 2018
Researchers report that ball velocity from fastballs may factor more heavily on baseball pitchers’ joints than other pitches. 
Sports Medicine
February 2, 2018
After a sports-related emergency identified weaknesses in protocols, athletic trainers and EMS in South Carolina are working together to create a standard for these situations. 
Company News
January 30, 2018
Senaptec, the leader in stroboscopic eyewear, is excited to announce the release of the Senaptec Quad Strobe eyewear.  Quads are the next generation of stroboscopic eyewear designed to improve reaction time, spatial awareness, balance, and visuomotor skills. Using liquid crystal technology, the lenses flicker between clear and opaque, removing visual information and forcing an individual to process more efficiently.  The new Senaptec Quad Strobe eyewear allows the user to select regions of strobing to customize a performance or therapy activity. 
Optimum Performance
January 30, 2018
Rest and recovery are always important for athletes—especially when they’re more than 30,000 feet in the air. Here’s how several pro teams keep their players in top shape during airplane travel.
Leadership
January 26, 2018
For those who work in athletics, there may be nothing more gratifying than being enshired in your alma mater's Hall of Fame. Veteran athletic trainer Maria Hutsick relays what the moment meant for her.
Sports Medicine
January 25, 2018
The athletic trainer and strength coach for University of Central Florida football recently teamed up to diagnose sleep apnea in an offensive lineman, which the player says has drastically changed his life. 
Concussions
January 19, 2018
A new study by Boston University researchers has correlated hits to the head, rather than concussions, to the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
Leadership
January 18, 2018
When faced with the prospect of losing his district’s athletic trainers due to budget restraints, this Colorado high school athletic director launched a fundraising campaign to continue coverage. 
Optimum Performance
January 16, 2018
At Emory University, the athletics department has teamed with the department of mathematics and computer science to study the training of swimmers.
Concussions
January 12, 2018
Studies suggest athletes with learning disabilities face a higher rate of head injuries. In response, many athletic trainers are working hard to better screen these individuals during concussion baseline testing. 
Optimum Performance
January 11, 2018
A look at how the University of North Carolina's men's basketball program works in recovery while traveling during the season.
Sports Medicine
January 4, 2018
Virginia Tech was one of the first schools in the nation to offer a sport psychologist for its athletes—and it continues its proactive approach. 
Sports Medicine
December 27, 2017
A high school in Maine is using a web-based system to track student-athletes' injuries, allowing ease of communication among coaches, parents, and medical staff.
Facilities
December 21, 2017
The Atlanta Hawks have unveiled a new $50-million facility that will house a state-of-the-art sports medicine center along with practice courts. 
New Research
December 19, 2017
The results of a recent study indicate sudden cardiac arrests among athletes are rare. However, the research also found that screenings don’t appear to be an effective way to prevent them. 
Concussions
December 19, 2017
At Moffat County (Colo.) High School, a collaboration between athletic trainers, physical therapists, physicians, and the athletic director has formed to provide comprehensive care to athletes who suffer a concussion.
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