Injury Prevention


Seeing Results

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. 

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More Injuries

A first-of-its-kind study shows injury rates are elevated in high schools that don’t employ athletic trainers. 

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A Year of Pitch Counts

This spring marked the first high school baseball season with nationwide pitch count rules. Here’s a look at how it went… more »

Stopping ACL Tears

A new program offers an all-in-one approach to preventing ACL injuries… more »


A Year of Pitch Counts

This spring marked the first high school baseball season with nationwide pitch count rules, put in place by the NFHS to curtail arm injuries. The new requirement was applauded by many but did bring up some questions and unforeseen consequences… more »

Hamstrung by Hamstrings

How can athletic trainers cut the frequency of hamstring injuries in athletes? One researcher says the answer is knowing the risk factors and how to address them… more »


Wet Bulb Globes Required

Starting July 1, all middle and high schools in South Carolina must use a wet bulb globe thermometer during outdoor sports practice or games to ward against heat illness.

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Training Now Required

In Indiana, a new law goes into effect on July 1 that mandates all coaches must be certified in preventing heat illness.

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