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high school
August 23, 2021

WVU Researchers Working to Keep High School Athletes Safe

As they settle into a new high school year, student-athletes don’t just have to protect themselves from COVID-19. They also have to protect themselves from the heat, cardiac arrests, traumatic brain injuries, and several other catastrophic injuries...


lamont
August 18, 2021

CIAC, Gov. Lamont Encourage Vaccination of HS Student-Athletes

With the Constitution State already in preseason conditioning drills for the start of the high school football season, Governor Ned Led Lamont and the athletic governing body are encouraging high school student-athletes to get vaccinated if they have...


mental
August 7, 2021

Study: 9 in 10 Parents Cite Mental Health as Top Reason Kids Play Sports

TeamSnap, which provides industry-leading sports management and communication software for amateur sports, released the results today of its research study produced in collaboration with The Aspen Institute's Sports & Society Program, Families ...


dewiz
August 7, 2021

deWiz Wearable Golf Tech A Game-Changer in Swing Analysis

After more than five years of development, deWiz’s new wearable technology is going to market after closing out its Series-A funding round with more than 5M USD in new investment. The funding will fuel deWiz’s go-to-market launch strategy with a ...


wearables
August 7, 2021

Physical, Societal & Economic Effects of Sports Wearables

Wearable technology has permeated the sports world throughout the last couple of decades because of the numerous advantages of collecting ample device data. The benefits of wearable devices, or wearables, in sports are extensive data analysis on perf...


women
August 4, 2021

Are Concussions Worse for Women Athletes?

As the popularity of women's professional athletics continues to grow, so too does the spotlight on the athlete's health and wellness — particularly in terms of concussions and sub-concussive hits. A growing body of data suggests, according to a...


youth
August 4, 2021

Study: Reduced Head Impacts Among Youth Football Players

According to a study conducted by Sanford Research, there's been a 79 percent reduction in head impacts after studying a youth football team for eight consecutive seasons. The study, entitled "Head Impact Exposure of a Youth Football Team over Eig...


olympic
July 26, 2021

Olympic Athlete Thanks Trainer & Medical Staff in Open Letter

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are underway, and with that are a slew of stories featuring Olympic athletes, their work ethics, and their road to global glory. Kaleigh Gilchrist, a two-time U.S. Olympic water polo player, is just one example of an a...


alabama
July 26, 2021

How Alabama Football Saw a 50% Decrease in Injuries

Alabama football is used to being the best. They are regular guests of the NCAA College Football Playoff, flirting as the top-ranked team year in and year out. The Tide gets its pick of five-star high school recruits. And with all that success comes ...


wet bulb globe temperature
July 14, 2021

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 adher...