A new study shows that almost 20 percent of parents hold their kids out of all sports because of concussion risk.
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According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, fifteen percent of all sports-related injuries are ankle-related, making it the most common injury. This number is even more staggering for volleyball players, where ankle injuries make up... more »
When former professional football player Ray Rice was caught on video assaulting his then-fiancée (now wife) in 2014, it sparked a nationwide conversation about domestic violence awareness. Following the incident, several male athletes at Saint Martin’s University expressed their desire to take a stand against domestic violence to Head Athletic Trainer Alice Loebsack, MA, ATC, LAT, CSCS… more »
When Strength and Conditioning Coach Jake Zauhar introduced the “Spartan Challenge” at Rocori High School in Cold Springs, Minn., five summers ago, it was a small event where local athletes could face off in a variety of exercises before the school year began. With great results and feedback, it’s grown in both size and scope each year since… more »
Over the course of 24 hours in late June, thunderstorms dumped 10 inches of torrential rain across West Virginia, resulting in catastrophic flooding. Herbert Hoover High School, Clay County High School, and Richwood High School were each hit hard, and all of their athletic training supplies and equipment were destroyed… more »
No two in-season workouts are the same for the Vanderbilt University women’s tennis team, which keeps players on their toes and enhances their neuromuscular strength… more »
A recent study suggests that certain physical performance tests can predict injuries among college student-athletes.
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Like many who are involved with the game of football, Rutgers University Head Coach Chris Ash is determined to make the game safer. That’s why he was recently in Philadelphia, serving as the keynote speaker at a tackle clinic being held in conjunction with the College Rugby Championships.
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