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youth
August 29, 2023

One dead after Oklahoma HS football shooting

One teenager was killed and several others were injured following a shooting during a high school football game in Oklahoma over the weekend. Last Friday, gunfire broke out during a football game at Choctaw (OK) High School, which hosted Del City ...


ihsa
August 28, 2023

IHSA advises member schools during extreme heat warnings

While Illinois was under an extreme heat warning, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is reminding schools to how to beat the heat during training camp and fall tryouts. IHSA policy requires the use of a wet bulb globe thermometer, which t...


mouthguards
August 23, 2023

Delta Dental donates mouthguards to IHSA schools

Delta Dental of Illinois is partnering with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) during the 2023-2024 school year and helping protect high school student-athletes by donating mouthguards to 40 schools throughout the state. “Student-athlet...


alabama
August 15, 2023

Alabama basketball player dies after collapsing during pick-up game

An Alabama high school basketball player died after collapsing during a recent workout. Caleb White, a senior all-state point guard from Pinson Valley High School, collapsed while participating in a pick-up basketball game. According to a press...


nhssca
August 8, 2023

NHSSCA launches certification program

The National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA) has introduced the High School Strength Coach Certification (HSSCC) Program, the first certification program specifically for high school strength & conditioning coaches. The announce...


imbalances
August 1, 2023

Recovery, Rest, and Reset

Practicing and training for sport can take its toll on the body. From years of accumulation of volume from competition, naturally, athletes’ bodies will form different types of imbalances that allow them to play at a high level. If left unchecked o...


milk
July 24, 2023

Study compares hydration levels of milk to other drinks

A hydrating, replenishing sports beverage is probably already sitting in your refrigerator. A study from Scotland’s St. Andrews University compared the hydration from several different drinks, and found that beverages with a little bit of suga...


mcmaster
July 18, 2023

McMaster Univ. study shares best weight training practices

A study by McMaster University kinesiologists found that whether using heavy or light weights, lifting them as much as possible builds strength and muscle. The kinesiologists studied many of the popular variables when it comes to resistance traini...


utsa
July 18, 2023

UTSA to study well-being programs for NCAA student-athletes

Each day, collegiate student-athletes navigate the labyrinth of sports and academia while overcoming physical and mental hurdles. University of Texas San Antonio faculty members Seok Kang (communication) and Adel Alaeddini (mechanical engineering)...


programs
June 27, 2023

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 camps to postpar...