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Concussions on the Radar
While gait analysis has been shown to be helpful in diagnosing concussions, it often requires a time-consuming process involving special clothing and cameras. But researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) may have discovered a simpler, faster method that uses radar to analyze an athlete’s gait after a suspected concussion.
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Jessica Bramhall

Loudoun Valley High School, Purcellville, Va.
By R.J. Anderson

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

For Jessica Bramhall, the moment was a long time coming. Standing atop the podium at the 2011 Virginia AAA Northwest Regional Gymnastics Championships, the high school senior basked in the success of an achievement that once seemed impossible, but was now inspiring those around her.
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Ahead of the Pack

Making sure your athletes don’t succumb to heat illness means knowing the latest research on the topic. This year, we turned to the Korey Stringer Institute for insight.
By Lesley Willis & Dr. Douglas Casa
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Primed For Action

The fall preseason is usually synonymous with long, hard practices and few, if any, rest days. But at the University of Portland, incorporating recovery into the preseason has resulted in fewer injuries and fresher athletes at the start of the season.
By Dr. Terry Favero
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Second Half Heroics

Looking for a way to ensure your football team plays the second half as strong as the first? Auburn University utilizes a specialized halftime nutrition plan.
By Scott Sehnert

Scott Sehnert, MS, RD, LD, CSSD, CSCS, is the Sports Dietitian at Auburn University, where he oversees the nutrition needs of all 21 varsity athletic teams. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) and can be reached at: [email protected].

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Powerful Pedal

Incorporating weight training into a cyclist’s regimen could mean the difference between hanging in or getting dropped from the pack.
By Ken Doyle

Ken Doyle, ATC, CSCS, CPT, is an exercise physiologist and U.S. Cycling Federation coach. He coaches athletes at all levels and has competed in mountain and road bike races, as well as triathlons, for more than 20 years. He is co-author of Weight Training For Cyclists: A Total Body Program for Power & Endurance, and can be reached at: [email protected].

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July/August 2011: Ahead of the Pack

Acute Whole-Body Cooling for Exercise-Induced Hyperthermia: A Systematic Review. McDermott BP, Casa DJ, Ganio MS, et al. J Athl Train. 2009 Jan-Feb; 44(1): 84-93.Cold Water Immersion: The Gold Standard for Exertional Heatstroke Treatment. Casa DJ,... more »

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