March 7, 2016 Volume XXVI, No. 2

Considered by many to be the next frontier in athlete analytics, intelligence testing allows strength coaches to see how players learn, process, and apply information.

This article first appeared in the March 2016 issue of Training and Conditioning.

By Dr. Scott Goldman, Dr. James Bowman, and Alex Auerbach


To better meet the demands of the sport, Louisiana State University men’s golf revamped its strength program prior to the 2015 season. The new approach paid off with a national championship.

This article first appeared in the March 2016 issue of Training and Conditioning.

By Eric Donoval


A new way of treating concussions is stopping sports medicine professionals in their tracks. Instead of rest protocols, experts are prescribing active rehabilitation that includes cognitive stimulation and physical exertion.

This article first appeared in the March 2016 issue of Training and Conditioning.

By Dr. Erin Reynolds


This article first appeared in the March 2016 issue of Training and Conditioning. 

Pop Up Privacy

For years, Jeff Allen, MS, ATC, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Head Football Athletic Trainer at the University of Alabama, had searched for a way to provide more privacy during sideline injury evaluations. Failing to find an effective method, he came up with his own solution—a portable, collapsible tent that provides shelter from peering fans and cameras.


As the athletic training profession works to boost its profile, a key player could be residencies. The one at the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute combines mentoring, hands-on experience, and research.

This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Training and Conditioning.

By Amy Hollingworth


Have your athletes expressed an interest in sustainable food practices? If so, it might be time to add some eco-friendly elements to your sports nutrition program.

The article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Training and Conditioning.

By Susan Kundrat