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concussion
October 12, 2021

Teen Female Athletes See Big Increase in Head Injuries

The epidemiology of sports-related concussions (SRCs) and closed head injuries (CHIs) in high school females remain largely undefined at the national level, especially for unorganized sports and recreational activities such as equestrian and snow-rel...


evaluation
October 5, 2021

How to Give an Impactful Athlete Evaluation

As a coach, each piece of feedback you provide an athlete, whether positive or negative, will give them a sense of clarity and purpose in their sport. Often at the end of an event or season, coaches present this feedback in a comprehensive and for...


hyperice
October 4, 2021

Hyperice Enters Mental Health Space with Core Acquisition

Hyperice, the industry leader in recovery technology and pioneer of percussion, vibration, dynamic air compression, and thermal technology, recently announced the acquisition of Core, a mental wellness company that invented the first meditation train...


whoop
October 4, 2021

WHOOP 4.0 — Small on Size, Big on Function

WHOOP, the human performance company, is proud to introduce the next generation of its proprietary technology, WHOOP 4.0, a personalized 24/7 digital fitness and health coach. The new technology leverages an upgraded sensor configuration for optim...


buffalo
October 4, 2021

Univ. of Buffalo Researchers Suggest Aerobic Exercise for Concussion Recovery

According to a new study from researchers at the University of Buffalo, adolescents can speed their recovery from a sports-related concussion by engaging in aerobic exercise within 10 days of the injury. The study, published on September 30 in The...


boys
October 4, 2021

Study Suggests Boys Who Play Youth Sports Experience Less Anxiety

Young boys who play sports are less apt to be anxious or depressed later in childhood and more likely to be active in their early teens, according to the University of Montreal study. "We wanted to clarify the long-term and reciprocal relationship...


miaa
September 30, 2021

MIAA OKs Recommendation for Student-Athletes to Receive COVID Vaccine

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and its board of directors approved a recommendation made by the Sports Medicine Committee (SMC) to recommend high school student-athletes get vaccinated against COVID, according to a repo...


maine
September 28, 2021

Maine HS Field Hockey Programs at Odds with Goggle Mandate

In 2020, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) revised its rules for the sport of field hockey, no longer requiring players to wear protective goggles during competition — leaving the choice up to the player. Maine is one...


alcorn state
September 20, 2021

Alcorn State Nearly Canceled Game Due to Lack of ATC

Alcorn State nearly had to cancel its road game against the University of South Alabama over the weekend after not having an athletic trainer on staff. Leading up to the game, Alcorn State was unable to practice all week without an athletic traine...


nata
September 20, 2021

NATA, NCAA, AMSSM Release COVID-19 Vaccine Statement

NATA has joined the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, National Federation of State High School Associations, National Collegiate Athletic Association, U.S. Olympic &am...