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French Olympians track menstrual cycles to boost performance

For the last year, French swimmer Caroline Jouisse has been tracking her menstrual cycles and sharing the data with her coaches ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics. Tracking that information, she said, allows her and... more »

Richmar partners with PlaySafe USA

Richmar has announced the further expansion of its company’s involvement in the Athletic Training network with a partnership with PlaySafe USA, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. PlaySafe strives to support essential sports medicine services to student-athletes by providing... more »

Study: Advanced footwear tech positively impacts elite sprint performances

A scientific study published in PeerJ Life & Environment sheds light on the potential game-changing impact of advanced footwear technology (AFT) on elite sprint performances in track and field. The research, titled "The Potential Impact of... more »

Dexcom U offers NIL deals to college athletes with diabetes

Dexcose, a glucose monitoring company, is continuing its name, image, and likeness (NIL) program for college athletes with diabetes. The "Dexcom U" program launched in 2022 and features a roster of 20 collegiate student-athletes in... more »

How schools can prepare for sudden cardiac arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart suddenly stops beating. It can cause death within minutes. Certain conditions can lead to sudden cardiac arrest, but not all the causes are known. When a person's heart... more »

Using AI to innovate ultrasounds for sports medicine professionals

Innovations in AI are allowing ultrasounds to reach its full potential in optimizing performance and recovery in a proactive manner for athletes. Ultrasounds, or musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasounds can assess injuries by visualizing muscle, tendon, ligament,... more »

Kansas ATC gathers equipment for Maui student-athletes impacted by wildfires

An athletic trainer from a Kansas High School is doing her part to provide relief to student-athletes who were impacted by the recent wildfires in Maui. Mark Padfield is the athletic trainer at Tonganoxie High... more »

Minnesota HS football team to wear Guardian Caps during games

A Minnesota high school football will be the first in the state—and maybe the country—to play a game while wearing Guardian Caps, a protective shell that goes over helmets. The Park Cottage Grove head football... more »

Athletic Mindset impacts student-athlete mental health

The Athletic Mindset Assessment believes everyone has the potential for greatness—you just have to know how best to tap into it. That’s why they created this affordable yet powerful software that gives you all the... more »

Using A.I. to implement training programs at scale

Sarah Ray is the head of business development at Volt Athletics. She has over a decade of experience coaching and managing programs within performance athletics, corporate wellness, and population health — from NFL Combine training... more »

Youngstown State Opens New Sports Medicine Center

In support of the overall student-athlete experience, the Youngstown State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the creation of the Korandovich Family Sports Medicine Center in Beeghly Center. This newly-created 3,000-square-foot facility is designed to deliver... more »

FitXR Launches Two Immersive VR Workout Classes

FitXR, the leading global VR fitness app, is furthering its quest of offering the most robust VR fitness content with the introduction of two new immersive workout studios - Sculpt and Combat. Sculpt is now... more »

On-the-Go Recovery Device Aids Athletes While Being Academic Compliant

Collegiate football programs across the country are taking advantage of sustained acoustic medicine (sam®) — a low-intensity, long-duration ultrasound treatment developed by ZetrOZ Systems — to aid in the recovery process while not sacrificing academic compliance.... more »

Study Suggests Women Soccers Players Don’t Have Same Sports Technology

Women soccer players require specifically tailored products such as kits, boots, and balls in order to optimize their performance and safety on the pitch, according to a paper published in Sports Engineering. A recent post... more »

Athletic Trainer Using VR Technology To Help Student-Athletes Rehab

Being an athletic trainer in 2022 and beyond means doing more than just taping ankles and packing ice bags. One athletic trainer is taking that idea to the next level by incorporating virtual reality (VR)... more »

Vanderbilt Using Motion Capture Technology to Assess Movement Patterns

It starts as persistent and irritating pain in the foot or lower leg, then it gets more intense, maybe with swelling, and soon a runner knows she’s being sidelined by one of the most common... more »

Steph Curry’s Training Teaches How to Prevent Falls, Improve Military Performance

What can pro basketball star Stephen Curry’s training program teach us about fall prevention, military tactical performance, stroke or concussion rehab, and slowing or preventing the progression of Parkinson’s disease or dementia? Or for that... more »

Rogue Fitness to Manufacture & Distribute Kabuki Strength’s Bench Bar

Kabuki Strength, America's leader in the design and manufacturing of biomechanically sound specialty barbells, is pleased to announce that Rogue Fitness will soon begin manufacturing and distributing its Kadillac Bar, supporting the overwhelming demand for the... more »

Mental Health Tools to Bolster Athletic Facilities

The IHRSA Foundation has developed two new resources to assist health and fitness facilities when designing initiatives and programs to address consumer mental health and well-being. The IHRSA Foundation created the following resources thanks to... more »

Hawk Fitness’ Grip-&-Arm Training Product Gains Praise from Coaches

Hawk Fitness' latest product, Gripedo, is taking the sports and fitness world by storm. It is designed to train athletes' grip and arm muscles — improving their grip and arm strength and conditioning as well... more »

FDA Clears Use of InSpace Balloon Implant for Rotator Cuff Tears

Stryker received FDA clearance of its biodegradable InSpace balloon implant which replaces the need for complicated rotator cuff surgeries by restoring subacromial space in the shoulder, according to a company press release. “Current strategies treating... more »

Elite Training Facility Debuts in California For All Levels

Premier global nutrition company, Herbalife Nutrition, along with Proactive Sports Performance, has opened a new $8 million elite training facility, “Proactive Fueled by Herbalife Nutrition,” located in Westlake Village, California. The 17,000 square foot multi-sport... more »

Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Used by ‘Majority’ of NCAA ATCs

Heat illnesses present a major risk for athletes, especially football players. The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) established recommendations to prevent heat illnesses that include measuring wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT), but adherence to this... more »

NSCA TV Home to 400+ On Demand Workout Videos

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is excited to announce the launch of a brand new video-streaming service: NSCA TV. The initial launch includes instant access to over 400 strength and conditioning and sport... more »

Equipment To Protect Your Top Commodity

Ask around your local football fields what a head coach wants out of their players and the answer will typically resemble the same idea: to get the most out of them. In order to do... more »

UFC Performance Institute Partners with Next-Gen Tech Product

Australian fitness-technology company SAGA Fitness has announced an exciting new partnership with the UFC Performance Institute (UFC PI) the state-of-the-art, mixed martial arts training, research, and sports performance innovation leader, to provide next-generation blood flow... more »

Study Shows Significant Benefit of PolarCap in Recovery from Concussions

PolarCool AB (publ), a Swedish medical device company focusing on the treatment of sports-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) and whiplash, announced that it has submitted a 510(k) pre-market notification to the U.S. Food and Drug... more »

Sparta Science Keeps Players Playing, Coaches Coaching

Nearly half a million student-athletes compete in one of the 24 sanctioned sports by the NCAA — more than ever before. With that ever-growing number comes the bigger need of keeping them in the game.... more »

See-Worthy: Seek Scan Helping Athletics Return

As the country embarks on a return to normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, how can athletic facilities ensure the health and safety of its staff and spectators? With athletics returning on a wide-spread level and... more »

New App Shines Light on Reaction Training for Athletes

It is a new year, which means new gear, as FITLIGHT Corp. reiterates its goal of providing innovative solutions to help improve human performance with the recent launch of its mobile app. The FITLIGHT® App... more »

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