Chris Davis & Alfred Ramsby

Colerain High School, Cincinnati, Ohio
By Patrick Bohn

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

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Stress Ball for Improved Performance?
Athletes everywhere dream of sinking a buzzer beater or scoring on a penalty kick to win a game. According to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, investing in a stress ball–and squeezing it in their non-dominant hand–may help athletes turn those dreams into reality.
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Gone Fishing

How do you know when it’s time to retire? We asked three athletic trainers to share why they decided to say goodbye to the athletic training room.
By Anthony Ortolano
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Centered Strength

Though experts continue to disagree about some aspects of core training, our author says it’s the points they see eye-to-eye on that are most important.
By Michael Boyle

Michael Boyle, MEd, ATC, is a strength and conditioning coach and consultant based in Boston and co-founder of Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. He has been training athletes, from amateurs to Olympians and professionals, for over 25 years and is the author of Functional Training for Sports. He can be reached at: [email protected].
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From Problems to Solutions

A runner with anemia. A field hockey athlete with celiac disease. A swimmer with changing dietary needs. Those were the problems. These experts offer the solutions.

By Dr. Christine Rosenbloom, Caroline Mandel, & Jennifer Brunelli

Athletes may sometimes feel as if their body is working against them when it comes to nutrition. The effects of deficiencies, allergies, and aging can be great. A diet that was once helping to optimize performance may now be causing performance to suffer.
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Quiet Danger

As football players’ sizes have crept up in the past decade, so have the number of athletes diagnosed with metabolic syndrome–a precursor to health issues that can result in early death.
By Dr. Linda Lee & Dr. John Helzberg

Linda Lee, MD, is a Gastroenterology Fellow at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. John Helzberg, MD, is a Physician in the Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Management Center at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City. He can be reached via post mail at: 4320 Wornall Rd., Suite 240 Kansas City, MO 64111... more »

Smooth Movement

When you’re a new strength coach working with an already successful team, one of the keys to a smooth transition is how you implement your training philosophy and programming.
By Adam Ross
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December 2012: Quiet Danger

American Heart AssociationSelden, MA. Helzberg JH, Waeckerle JF, et al. Cardiometabolic abnormalities in current National Football League players. Am J Cardiol. 2009;103:969-971.Cruz, ML, Goran, MI. The metabolic syndrome in children and adults. Current Diabetes Reports.... more »

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