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occupational
June 7, 2021

Why ATCs Are a Good Fit For Occupational Therapy

There is no denying the wide array of things an athletic trainer has to know in order to do his or her job correctly. Simply put, they are the jack-of-all-trades of the sports medicine industry. A recent article from the Center of Occupational ...


sports drinks
June 7, 2021

The Color of Sports Drinks May Keep You Running Faster & Longer

According to a recent study, there may be a connection between motivation and the color of sports drinks we choose to consume. The study, published in Frontiers of Nutrition and shared through TheBeet.com, found that pink sports drinks increase...


masks
June 1, 2021

IHSA Survey: 3% of Student-Athlete COVID Cases Due to Sports

A recent survey from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) shows only three percent of COVID-19 cases found in student-athletes stemmed from athletics. The survey drew from more than 1,400 responses across 10 different sports, and showed the...


thermometer
June 1, 2021

Thermometer of the Future May Make Sporting Events Safer

American scientist and inventor, Dr. Jacob Gitman has received approval on a patent for his Thermometer of the Future, potentially solving the issues around measuring temperatures while social distancing – perfect for all people working in security...


illini
May 26, 2021

Illini Athletic Administrators Reflect on Past Year

Randy Ballard is the associate director of athletics for the University of Illinois. Jeremy Busch is the assistant athletic director of sports medicine for the university and also serves as the head athletic trainer for the Illini football team. I...


edsall
May 26, 2021

UConn Sports Medicine Adds Foot & Ankle Program

With backgrounds in athletics and 25 years in private practice, married podiatrists Drs. Karla and Michael Scanlon joined the Foot and Ankle Program at UConn Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in February 2020, seeing patients in Storrs and Willi...


disadvantaged
May 24, 2021

Study: Sports Help Disadvantaged Kids in School

According to a recent study in England, disadvantaged children experience stronger benefits from sports than their more affluent counterparts. The long-term study, entitled Investigation of the Associations Between Physical Activity, Self-Regulati...


gophers
May 21, 2021

Former Gophers Football Employee Raises Coaching Concerns

A former University of Minnesota Golden Gophers staffer has spoken out against current head coach P.J. Fleck and garnered the attention of the National College Players Association (NCPA). The whistleblower, described by WCCO CBS-Minnesota as a for...


ohio
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...