Strength & Conditioning

Study Suggests Exercise Will Not Offset a Poor Diet

New research has found that high levels of physical activity do not counteract the detrimental effects of a poor diet on mortality risk. The University of Sydney-led study found participants who had both high levels... more »

College Football Twitter Reacts to Strength Coach’s Record Salary

It's a good thing Oklahoma State's Rob Glass knows how to properly lift heavy weights because the Cowboys strength and conditioning coach will be walking around with a fat wallet. Glass became the first strength... more »

Protecting the Young Elbow, Part II

Elbow injuries in young baseball pitchers continue to rise and reduce participation. Second to the shoulder, the elbow is a vulnerable area and prone to injury in the young throwing arm. Unfortunately, many young pitchers... more »

When to do Full-Body Workouts & Splits

A recent article from Livestrong.com explains when you should utilize full-body workouts and split up the muscle groups. Below is an excerpt from that Livestrong article. Which is better? That depends on three questions only... more »

Study Links Higher Asthma Risk in Skiers with Intensive Training

An intensive training schedule is linked to a heightened risk of non-allergic asthma in competitive cross-country skiers, finds research published in the open-access journal BMJ Open Sports & Exercise Medicine. The prevalence of non-allergic asthma was... more »

Oregon Athletics to Present Proposal to Raise College Strength Coach Certification Requirements

The University of Oregon athletics department is considering bringing a proposal to the Pac-12 and eventually the NCAA to raise the bar of accreditation requirements for strength and conditioning coaches at the collegiate level. The... more »

Alabama MBB Hires Henry Barrera as the Men’s Basketball Strength Coach

Alabama men's basketball head coach Nate Oats announced Tuesday the hiring of Henry Barrera as the men's basketball strength and conditioning coach. Barrera comes to Tuscaloosa after spending seven years with Liberty University, serving as the... more »

NFL, HBCUs Partner to Increase Diversity in Sports Medicine

The NFL, together with the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) and the Professional Football Athletic Trainer Society (PFATS), today announced the launch of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative, which will provide medical students... more »

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