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November 16, 2018

Researchers examine how availability of ATs affects athletes

From the University of Wisconsin Student-athletes attending high schools with limited access to athletic trainers are far less likely to have a sport-related concussion identified, assessed and managed properly, compared to schools with athletic...


October 10, 2018

Holy Cross adds new aqua therapy room

The College of the Holy Cross' new sports medicine facility demonstrates the high level of commitment the school has to their students and student-athletes. The newly renovated and expanded Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex features an aqua th...


October 10, 2018

New WVU football training room meets space needs

New football training rooms in the Milan Puskar Center at West Virginia University are giving the team much needed operational space. The new training space alleviates cramped conditions for all aspects of training, from table space to hydrotherapy a...


October 10, 2018

Preventing football injuries requires multifaceted approach

Football seems to have a reputation for causing a high incidence of injury. Due to the nature of the sport, it’s easy to understand why. But with a strict, thoughtful approach, teams can go a long way toward preventing football injuries. Footbal...


October 8, 2018

New law reduces barriers to athletic trainers

After several years of collaborative work with members of Congress, the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) announced Friday that the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law. The new law significantly improves legal ...


September 12, 2018

Study suggests tackle football should wait until high school

A new report published by the Aspen Institute suggests that tackle football shouldn't be introduced to athletes until high school, which in turn would minimize head impacts and possibly draw more interest from kids who are reluctant to play the game....


August 15, 2018

Pop Warner partners with Go4Ellis to increase presence of athletic trainers

Langhorne, PA — Pop Warner Little Scholars, the nation’s oldest youth football, cheer and dance organization, and Go4Ellis, an online platform that connects athletic trainers with sports event operators, on Tuesday announced a partnership for...


August 8, 2018

Iowa providing concussion insurance to high school athletes

Iowa has become the seventh state to provide concussion insurance to all athletes who participate in state-sanctioned sports. The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau, have secured the HeadStro...


August 8, 2018

Report: Concussions down nearly 10 percent in Michigan HS sports

Concussions are down, according to data compiled by the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) during its third year of collecting head injury reports from member high schools. This year’s data reinforces trends that emerged during th...


July 26, 2018

Study links sport specialization to daytime tiredness

A study conducted by researchers are the University of Wisconsin suggests that athletes who specialize in a single sport are more likely to experience daytime tiredness. The findings mean that specialized athletes may have a harder time focusing i...