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arabitg
June 12, 2023

Heather Arabitg’s love for the profession shines through her commitment

Since high school, Heather Arabitg knew she wanted to be a physical therapist. An avid soccer player at an all-girls high school, she was introduced to the idea of athletic training by her soccer coach.  “My soccer coach said to me, ‘You play...


gender
June 12, 2023

Doctors: Sports medicine must break cycle of gender bias

Sports and exercise medicine must up its game to break the cycle of gender bias in the specialty, urge an international group of doctors in an editorial in the open access journal BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine. The dearth of women in all...


headers
June 12, 2023

Study suggests headers in soccer not as harmful as originally thought

A new study suggests soccer ‘headers’ may not cause irrevocable harm damage — as long as the technique is properly taught. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) studied the repetitive impacts of headers by athletes using six diffe...


abacus
June 1, 2023

A new era for Abacus Sports

{Sponsored} Abacus Sports Installations has begun a new chapter in its storied history. The company is excited to announce that Abacus is now a part of the  Icon Group. The Icon Group is a sports surface collaborative of company partners. Each pa...


brain changes
May 22, 2023

University of Pittsburgh brain bank now accepting donations

A brain bank out of the University of Pittsburgh is now accepting donations from former players in an effort to further understand the effects of sports-related concussions. The National Sports Brain Bank (NSBB) at the University of Pittsburgh is ...


howard
May 22, 2023

Schembechler resigns from Michigan over Twitter remarks

The son of Michigan football coach legend Bo Schembechler had a short-lived coaching stint with the Wolverines program. Shemy Schembechler was hired early last week as an assistant director of recruiting on Jim Harbaugh's staff. He resigned a few ...


ORU
May 22, 2023

ORU Athletics opens Mike Carter Athletic Center

Oral Roberts University and the Oral Roberts Athletic Department recently cut the ribbon on the brand-new Mike Carter Athletic Center. At almost 50,000-square-foot feet, the new MCAC houses basketball practice courts, administrative and coaches o...


indoor track
May 22, 2023

K-State announces new indoor track and field complex

Kansas State Athletics Director Gene Taylor announced recently that construction has commenced on a new indoor track and field complex as the department will transition the original football indoor building into a new facility for track and field. ...


recovery
May 22, 2023

Recovery Technology Education Platform Developed for NFL Athletic Trainers

Hyperice, the industry leader in recovery technology and pioneer of percussion, vibration, dynamic air compression, and thermal technology, recently announced the launch of athletic trainer education courses with PFATS, the Professional Footbal...


cte
May 22, 2023

Study: Effects of repetitive head trauma on symptoms of sports-related concussion

In an effort to understand the effects of repetitive sport-related head injuries, researchers from the Department of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City evaluated a large multicenter database of more than 25,0...