Nutrition Roundup

This issue’s Roundup reviews two recent studies on supplements that purport to decrease muscle damage and new research on the effects of green tea for endurance athletes.

By Christopher Mohr

Christopher Mohr, MS, RD, LDN, is a doctoral candidate in Exercise Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a registered and licensed dietitian and was a sports nutritionist at the University of Massachusetts for two years.

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Winner: Monroe Abram

Monroe Abram works every day at improving the athletic training services at Tennessee State.

By Kenny Berkowitz

Kenny Berkowitz is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning.

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Good to the Bones

Many athletes believe that popping a calcium supplement is enough to safeguard their bones. But new research is showing that many other factors come into play.

By Leslie Bonci

Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, LDN, is Director of Sports Nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and serves as a consultant to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pitt athletics, and several area high schools.

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Reviewing Reform

With NATA educational reforms now firmly in place, their day-to-day effects are raising some questions. For example, are today’s students being overly supervised?

By David Hill

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Focused for Football

At Washington State University, both mental and physical strength is taught during the team’s offseason training program.

By Rob Oviatt

Rob Oviatt, ME, SCCC, MSCC, is the Assistant Athletic Director of Physical Development at Washington State University and President of the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association.

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Catching Hip Injuries

Recent advances in arthroscopic surgery have sent an increasing number of athletic trainers into the previously unexplored world of hip rehab.

By R.J. Anderson

R.J. Anderson is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. He can be reached at: [email protected].

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Barbie Doesn’t Play Sports

How can you get female athletes to embrace their weight-room workouts and throw away their desire to look like thin fashion models? The keys are to listen, understand, and educate.

By Tim Wakeham

Tim “Red” Wakeham, MS, SCCC, is Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Michigan State University. He is starting his 10th year at Michigan State and can be reached at: [email protected].

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