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colorado
March 14, 2022

Colorado ATC Saves Ref’s Life with AED

A Colorado athletic trainer's quick decision-making saved the life of a referee recently. Bear Creek High School's certified athletic trainer Ashley Cowan came to the aid of referee Harold 'Woody' White during a regular-season meeting between the ...


kinesiologist
March 4, 2022

UIC Kinesiologist Discusses ‘Mistreatment’ of Athletes Following Injury

John Coumbe-Lilley is a kinesiologist at the University of Chicago Illinois has been conducting research since 2018 on the grueling recovery process that athletes undergo after suffering serious injuries. Coumbe-Lilley recently sat down for a Q&am...


drexel
March 4, 2022

Drexel Strength & Conditioning Hosting ‘Train In Motion’ Workshop

The Drexel strength and conditioning staff, along with the Drexel pilates staff, are teaming up with Anatomy Trains to bring the three-day course about integral anatomy and body-minded exercise applications that relate to real-life in all of its dime...


academic
February 28, 2022

NCAA Adjusts Cannabis Threshold for Student-Athletes

The NCAA is changing its cannabis testing policies. At its Feb. 22-23 meeting, the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports (CSMAS) increased the THC threshold and recommended a reconfiguration of the penalty structure for st...


wet bulb
February 17, 2022

How to Get Free Wet Bulb Globe Thermometers to Protect Your Athletes

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Foundation has announced a grant program to distribute 5,000 wet bulb globe thermometers to high schools across the country. The $1.5 million program will provide schools with an import...


healthy
February 9, 2022

Keep Your Heart Healthy With Strength Training

Looking to keep your heart healthy in addition to the rest of your body? Keep reading. A recent column from Kyle Crouse, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, appeared on the website SouthTahoeNow.com and outlined the benefits of Perip...


surgeon
February 1, 2022

PA Surgeon Pioneers Faster Recovering ACL Surgery

When a budding girls high school basketball player in Pennslyvania saw her season cut short due to a torn ACL during summer league play, Cayleigh Walker and her family turned to one of the best. Dr. Matthew A. Varacallo is the medical director of ...


olympics
February 1, 2022

Wisconsin Health Specialist Serving as Olympics Trainer

With less than three days until the start of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, more than Olympic athletes are preparing to perform on the world's stage. A recent story from WMTV NBC-15 in Wisconsin highlighted a University of Wisconsin health exer...


eap
January 27, 2022

EAP Saves Official’s Life During Colorado Basketball Game

Licensed athletic trainers like Ashley Cowan prepare for the worst with things like an emergency action plan (EAP), but one can only be so ready for when a worst-case scenario actually arrives. That moment came for Cowan on Jan. 4 at Bear Creek, o...


urine
January 24, 2022

Urine Protein Biomarkers Could Be Used To Diagnose Concussions

A concussion can be frustratingly hard to diagnose and track. The injury doesn't show up on routine brain scans, and there is no definitive diagnostic test. It's usually diagnosed based on symptoms, and, in athletes, comparison with baseline testing ...