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Before You Hit Send

Are you putting your best face forward when you communicate online?
By Dr. Chadron Hazelbaker

Chadron Hazelbaker, PhD, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, is an Assistant Professor at Eastern Washington University and Athletic Trainer at Liberty High School in Spangle, Wash. He is also the NATA District 10 Clinical and Emerging Practice of Athletic Trainers Committee (CEPAT) representative, and can be reached at: [email protected].

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Q&A with Meg Frens

Assistant Athletic Trainer, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Hope College

As a teenager in Osseo, Mich., Meg Frens, MS, ATC, dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. But after meeting Rich Ray, EdD, ATC, while attending a science camp at Hope College in the summer of 1991, she changed her mind.
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Coming Together

Sometimes, the best way to improve sports medicine services is to bring physicians’ offices and treatment facilities right onto campus. Three innovative programs discuss the partnerships they’ve formed to do just that, and more.
By Abigail Funk

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

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Against the Grain

Athletes who have celiac disease face a special challenge: fueling themselves for performance while avoiding all foods made with wheat. By understanding the condition and guiding them toward the best dietary options, you can help them thrive.
By Dr. James Leone

James Leone, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D, CHES, is Assistant Professor of Health Education in the Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion, and Leisure Studies at Bridgewater State College. He can be reached at: [email protected].

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Ahead of the Curve

Insiders at elite private training centers discuss the present and future of athlete development. From treadmills you can skate on to weight machines that record the details of each user’s workout, they say new technology is helping revolutionize the way athletes train.
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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Searching for Answers

From locker rooms to hospital rooms, MRSA continues to threaten athletes’ health and safety. In this Q&A, an infectious disease expert sorts fact from fiction and explains how to minimize the risk.
With Jeff Hageman

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Staying on Top

To defend its 2008 men’s lacrosse title, the Syracuse Orange is working hard, but also working smart. A four-phase training approach ensures that players address all areas of conditioning and optimize performance when it matters most.
By Hal Luther

Hal Luther, MS, CSCS, is Director of Strength & Conditioning at Syracuse University, where he works with the football and men’s lacrosse teams. He can be reached at: [email protected].

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