The Glycemic Index

In the world of popular diets, the glycemic index (GI) is hot. Low carb eating plans tout the benefits of low glycemic foods over high glycemic ones, and there are even entire diets based on eating low GI meals.

By Dr. Christopher Mohr

Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD, is the President of Louisville, Ky.-based Mohr Results, Inc., which provides nutrition and training consultations for individuals and corporations. He can be reached through his Web site:

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Lucasz Selwa, Salisbury High School, Pa.

On Oct. 8, 2004, following a short pass reception, Lucasz Selwa experienced something he will never forget. Hit by four tacklers at once, Selwa heard what he later described as “a large tree branch snapping.” The sickening sound came from Selwa’s leg. The junior at Salisbury High School in Allentown, Pa., lay on the football field writhing in pain and screaming at the top of his lungs.

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Ahead of the Pack

If you haven’t thought much about endurance training lately, you’re behind the curve. This author dissects the research and provides insight into training for stamina, in any sport.

By Dr. Guy Thibault

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Same Team

It’s an age-old problem: how to get along with your boss. In the world of athletics, the key is communication, along with offering respect and following their vision.

By Kenny Berkowitz

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

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Pilates on the Line

Last fall, California University of Pennsylvania won its first league title in over 20 years. One of its secrets was adding Pilates to its linemen’s offseason conditioning

By Christine Romani-Ruby, Scott Bruce, and Sarah Sander

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Pizza Party!

High school athletes are a busy, energetic bunch. Getting them to focus on good nutrition takes just the right approach.

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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Golden Opportunity

How do you turn a devastating knee injury into a positive? By treating it as an opportunity to take an athlete to new heights.
By Bill Knowles

Bill Knowles, ATC, CSCS, a Sports Performance and Sports Rehabilitation Specialist, is the Director of iSPORT Training at iSPORT in Killington, Vt. He can be reached through the group Web site at:
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