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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...


nfhs
February 13, 2021

NFHS Revises Guidance on COVID-19 Transmission During High School Sports

After evaluating experiences of schools participating in high school sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) has revised its May 2020 guidance do...


hydration
February 5, 2021

No-Contact Hydration System Reaches Super Bowl

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indiana-based business Wheelin’ Water, LLC, recently developed a new sports hydration system that requires no physical contact for users to operate it. The Wheelin’ Water No Contact, Hands-Free System, whi...


mhsaa
January 29, 2021

MHSAA Director Says ‘Hundreds’ of Kids Playing Out of State Sports

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) released a statement this week reaffirming its commitment to play winter sports once the current restrictions are lifted by the state's department of health. At the moment, all winter contact s...


michigan
January 25, 2021

Michigan Athletics on 2-Week Pause After COVID-19 Outbreak

The University of Michigan athletics department shut down for a two-week period over the weekend after confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant were found, according to a report from The Detroit Free Press. The shutdown includes stoppages f...


isva
January 7, 2021

Registration Open for ISVA 2021 Virtual Conference

Registration is now open for Joining Forces to Enhance Athletic Performance (www.isva2021.com), the 5th Annual International Sports Vision Association (ISVA) conference.  The 2021 conference will be live online on Saturday, February 20 – Sunday, F...


study
January 4, 2021

Study: College Football Players Don’t Take Injuries Serious

According to a recent study, the majority of college football players aren't concerned with concussion risks and injury during gameplay. The study, 'Accuracy of U.S. College Football Players' Estimates of Their Risk of Concussion or Injury',  was...