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May 14, 2021

Ohio Bill Could Expand ATC’s Role in Injury Treatment

An Ohio bill, designed to expand an athletic trainer's ability to render care, received overwhelming support last week. According to a report from WCPO.com, House Bill 176 would allow certified athletic trainers the option to enter into a collabor...


seek
May 13, 2021

See-Worthy: Seek Scan Helping Athletics Return

As the country embarks on a return to normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, how can athletic facilities ensure the health and safety of its staff and spectators? With athletics returning on a wide-spread level and spectator capacity, as well as in-per...


mask
May 13, 2021

Mask Mandates Updated in Oregon After Runner Collapses

The Oregon Health Authority updated its mask guidance recently for non-contact sports following a high school runner collapsing during the home stretch of a race in Bend, OR. As part of the updated guidelines, those participating in non-contact sp...


May 7, 2021

The Relationship Between Vision & Sports Performance

With more than 80 percent of perceptual input coming from the eyes, vision plays a significant role in an athlete’s performance. Every decision an athlete makes can be broken down into visual, perceptual, cognitive, and motor responses. We are well...


difficult
May 5, 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron: Put Your Name On It

Put Your Name On It — Making good decisions in critical moments of choice is a quality that all coaches want their athletes to master.  Unfortunately, it isn’t always that easy. Youngsters in the age groups we work with tend to make hasty decisi...


umass
April 28, 2021

New UMass Degree Option Provides Another Path for Exercise Science Students

A new UMass Lowell course of study for students interested in pursuing a career in fitness and sports management is already proving to be a popular option. Students enrolled in UMass Lowell’s Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences as exercise sci...


student-athletes
April 15, 2021

NH High School Student-Athletes & Parents Push to End Mask-Use During Sports

Since a New Hampshire high school track and field coach left his position due to not making his student-athletes wear masks during competition, local student-athletes and parents and coming to his side, according to recent reports. Brad Keyes was ...


brain
April 12, 2021

BU to Study Brain of Former NFL Player Who Killed Himself & 5 People

Boston University, in coordination with the Medical University of South Carolina, to study and analyze the brain of the former NFL player, Phillip Adams, who killed five people and himself last week. Adams spent six seasons in the NFL and the doct...


california
March 23, 2021

California High School Football Player Dies after Collapsing on Field

On an evening where high school football, by and large, returned to the state of California, tragedy struck the football community. Last Friday, according to a report from the Sacramento Bee, a Kennedy (CA) High School senior lineman collapsed on ...


survey
February 18, 2021

NCAA Survey: Mental Health, More Impacted by Pandemic

As a follow-up to the NCAA Student-Athlete COVID-19 Well-Being Survey conducted in spring 2020, a similar survey conducted in the fall showed student-athletes continue to face heightened mental health concerns and barriers to sport particip...