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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...


cardiac
May 11, 2023

‘Smart Heart’ Initiative aims to prevent cardiac arrest during events

Every major American sports league is banding together to team up with top-tier sports medicine societies to combat Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) among high school student-athletes. The 'Smart Heart' Sports Coalition is a collaboration between the N...


statistics
April 10, 2023

Statistics professor leads study on player performance over time

Charles A. Dana Professor of Statistics Michael Schuckers recently published a paper entitled “Estimation of player aging curves using regression and imputation” in the Annals of Operation Research.   The paper discusses the best ways to est...


special warfare
April 10, 2023

5 facts about ATC in Special Warfare Training Wing

Across the country, athletic trainers are famous for wrapping ankles before games, rehabilitating sports-related injuries and running onto the field when a player hits the ground a little too hard. At the Special Warfare Training Wing, Matthew Cor...


coalition
March 30, 2023

New coalition to implement EAP training for high schools

The National Football League announced the launch of The Smart Heart Sports Coalition, a collaboration among the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL, NCAA, the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Korey Stringer Institute, National Athletic Trainers�...


researchers
March 20, 2023

Researchers study mental impact on athletic performance

University of Birmingham researchers have found that after performing a mentally challenging task, individuals found physical exercise to be more difficult. This comes by way of a new study that asked 16 men and women to examine the effects of how...


cte
March 15, 2023

Cincinnati researchers find helmets don’t protect back of head

A University of Cincinnati Biomedical Engineering professor is imploring football helmet manufacturers to go back to the drawing board in terms of protecting the back of the head. Eric Nauman tested a variety of helmets on test dummies and the fin...


pollution
March 8, 2023

Study: Air pollution exposure leads to slower NCAA race times

According to a recent study from Stanford, Columbia, and Mount Sinai researchers believe air pollution is affecting race times of NCAA track & field events. Researchers found that runners competing in 5K races in areas with air pollution level...


severity
March 8, 2023

Study: Severity of injuries increasing in high school athletics

While the overall number of sports-related injuries is decreasing, the severity of those injuries and the number of head and neck injuries are on the rise, according to a study presented at the 2023 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) A...