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Optimum Performance
September 21, 2018
A recent study shows high school athletes are eager for advice on healthy eating and respond to this information by making positive dietary changes.
September 20, 2018
A new study reveals that tense neck muscles and head position prior to an impact can influence concussion risk. 
September 17, 2018
The parents of a high school student who allegedly suffered a concussion while playing football two years ago have filed a lawsuit against the Hermiston (Ore.) School District.
Injury Prevention
September 13, 2018
To increase safety in football, NESCAC, an NCAA Division III conference, is implementing an experimental rule with kickoffs.
Sports Medicine
September 7, 2018
A new rule aimed at improving safety requires all South Dakota high school athletic events to be preceded by a medical time-out.
Optimum Performance
August 29, 2018
To motivate and inspire its female athletes, Centennial (Minn.) High School held its first Female Athlete Symposium.
Injury Prevention
August 28, 2018
Last October, the Seattle Mariners hired Lorena Martin as Director of High Performance to reduce injuries. So far this season, injuries have been cut in half. 
August 27, 2018
Over the past week, several states have held a Safety in Football campaign, organized by high school athletic trainers. Here's a look at the program's effects in Nebraska.
Sports Medicine
August 23, 2018
A look at the use of ingestible thermometers to monitor player temperatures in real time, which the University of Virginia has been using this summer.
August 22, 2018
The results of an annual survey indicate that today's student-athletes have heightened concerns about concussions. 
Sports Medicine
August 21, 2018
Looking back over her 40-year career, there are a few lessons Medfield (Mass.) High School Head Athletic Trainer Maria Hutsick wishes she had learned earlier. She shares them here. 
Sports Medicine
August 17, 2018
When a football player at Texas A&M University suffered heat stroke last spring, the sports medical staff quickly modeled the correct reaction, in contrast to the recent actions at the University of Maryland.
Optimum Performance
August 17, 2018
As part of emphasizing the importance of rest and mental health, the Peach Belt Conference is distributing sleep masks to all student-athletes at its member schools.
Sports Medicine
August 14, 2018
What happens when the person charged with taking care of student-athlete injuries is injured himself? A high school athletic trainer explains how he has managed the situation.
Injury Prevention
August 10, 2018
A first-of-its-kind study shows injury rates are elevated in high schools that don't employ athletic trainers. 
Sports Medicine
August 9, 2018
Shifting attitudes surrounding recreational marijuana are changing the ways some colleges view, test for, and address its use among athletes. 
Optimum Performance
August 9, 2018
With a focus on providing a holistic approach to student-athlete health, Duke University has announced the formation of the Integrative Performance Excellence Group. 
August 8, 2018
Training & Conditioning is launching a new continuing education program stocked with webinars, newsletters, and plenty of CEU opportunities!
Optimum Performance
August 7, 2018
Foot Management is accredited by the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratories Association and is a member of the Pedorthic Footwear Association. Doctors, physical therapists, and professional and collegiate athletic trainers trust Foot Management to provide them with the very best foot care products.  
Sports Medicine
August 2, 2018
To reduce the number of catastrophic sports injuries in secondary schools, Ewing (N.J.) High School Athletic Trainer David Csillan urges athletic trainers to participate in the Korey Stringer Institute’s Raise Your Rank campaign.
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