Sports Medicine

Study highlights ties between specialization and baseball injuries

The Journal of Athletic Training today released “Sport Specialization and Increased Injury Frequency in Youth Baseball Players: A Prospective Study.”.. more »

Study: No link between youth contact sports and cognitive problems

A study found that adolescents who play contact sports are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts… more »

NATA offers recommendations to reduce specialization-related injuries

The NATA releases an official statement with health-focused recommendations to reduce the risk of injury due to youth sports specialization… more »


Better Than Ice: The best way to reduce inflammation from injury or surgery

{Sponsored} Research says that good circulation is essential to healing, and other research says cooling therapy is important for the healing process. Cooling relieves pain and inflammation. Common injuries for athletes include all extremities: knees,... more »

Study: Female athletes seek concussion care later than males

Female athletes seek specialty medical treatment later than male athletes for sports-related concussions (SRC), and this delay may cause them to experience more symptoms and longer recoveries… more »

Post-operative rehab following hip arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy refers to the viewing of the intra-articular aspect of the hip joint with the use of a small camera, the “scope.”
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2019 Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award winner: Chris Snoddy

Chris Snoddy’s ‘we not me’ attitude is found at the heart of any great athletic trainer. Physical care is one thing, but protecting athletes takes a village… more »

Gamebreaker soccer headband earns top rating by Virginia Tech Helmet Lab

The Virginia Tech Helmet Lab announced last week that Gamebreaker’s new soccer headband named Gamebreaker AURA was the world’s top rated protective headband for soccer. The Gamebreaker AURA earned five stars and carried the largest coverage score out of the top-rated products with 60% coverage.

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