ATC To The Rescue

At many events, the athletic trainer is the person with the most medical training on site. What happens when that expertise is needed by a spectator?

By Greg Scholand

Greg Scholand is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. He can be reached at: [email protected].

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Connecting the Dots

Every day, there is new research out on biomechanics and athletes. The trick is using those findings in an everyday kind of way.

By Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta is the President of Gambetta Sports Training Systems in Sarasota, Fla. A frequent contributor to Training & Conditioning, he can be reached through his Web site at:

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Small Changes, Big Gains

Using simple nutritional strategies to boost energy levels is one way University of Florida athletes stay ahead of the field.

By Michelle Rockwell

Michelle Rockwell, MS, RD, is the Coordinator of Sports Nutrition for the University of Florida Athletics Association. She also serves as a consultant for various athletes and teams nationwide. She can be reached at: [email protected].

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When It’s Hot

As sports medicine professionals become more sophisticated about cooling down their athletes, a host of new products have emerged to help.

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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Balancing Act

Between classes, training room hours, and team practices, athletic training students have a lot on their plates. Here are some tips for managing time effectively.

By Abigail Funk

Abigail Funk is an Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning. She can be reached at: [email protected]

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Two Elbows Needed

An All-American gymnast overcomes injuries to both her elbows.

By David Hill

David Hill is a former Assistant Editor at Training & Conditioning.

For most athletes with a dislocated elbow, medical repair and rehabilitation is a matter of restoring strength and flexibility to run, manipulate a stick, or catch and throw a ball. But what happens when the athlete not only has to bend the elbow, but have it support her entire body while it twists and flips? And what happens when both elbows are severely injured at the same time?

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The Science Behind the Swing

More than just strength, successful golfers need to learn proper weight shifting. Fortunately, this can be trained with a few simple exercises.

By Pete Draovitch and Ralph Simpson

Pete Draovitch, ATC, PT, CSCS, is a Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Specialist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Performance Complex and co-author of Complete Conditioning for Golf.

Ralph Simpson, PT, OCS, CMPT, ATC, spent 12 years on the PGA Tour Fitness Van and is a Manual Physical Therapist now in private practice in Whitefish, Mont.

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