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April 3, 2013

University Given Grant To Study Obesity After High School

The Oregonianhttp://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2013/04/oregon_state_university_gets_4.htmlThanks to a $4.7 million federal grant, Oregon State University researchers are about to delve into a trouble spot in the battle against obesity: the t...


March 19, 2013

American Academy Of Neurology Aims To Raise Bar On Potential Concussions

MyFoxAustin.comhttp://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/21672622/new-guidelines-raise-safety-bar-on-concussionsAny athlete who suffers a suspected concussion should be withdrawn from play and stay on the sidelines until a qualified health care professional d...


March 18, 2013

Athletic Trainers Gather To Help High School Athletes

STLtoday.comhttp://www.stltoday.com/suburban-journals/illinois/education/athletic-trainers-highlight-helping-high-school-athletes/article_cb32cf0a-bd28-5349-a44f-8508878222ea.htmlWhether it’s helping student athletes with hamstring pulls or eva...


March 14, 2013

Study: Team Sports Have Positive Effect On Health Risk Behaviors Among Alternative High School Students

Healio.comhttp://www.healio.com/adolescent-medicine/alcohol-smoking-substance-abuse/news/online/%7B90245DCC-46B1-482D-B824-F0EE06AD454D%7D/Team-sports-had-positive-effect-on-health-risk-behaviors-among-alternative-high-school-studentsAlternative high...


March 14, 2013

The trainer-physician relationship

Working together ensures that athletes are getting the best care The fact that we have become an increasing litigious society is difficult to argue against or ignore. In the arena of athletic medicine, the number of lawsuits has grown exponentially....


March 14, 2013

Make baseline testing a requirement

Take every bit of technology, every ounce of knowledge and enact every piece of legislation. You're still not going to prevent concussions. That doesn't mean we should stop trying to diminish the number of head injuries each year. If equipment tak...


March 8, 2013

Study: Brain Damage Found In College Football Players Who Never Had Concussions

CBSNewshttp://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57573070/brain-damage-found-in-college-football-players-who-didnt-suffer-concussions-study-suggests/Concussions sustained on the football field and in other sports have been linked to brain trauma and a dise...


March 5, 2013

Organization Says Teens More At Risk For Using PEDs

FirstCoastNews.comhttp://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/article/301475/3/Teens-more-at-risk-to-be-involved-in-dopingAccording to the World Health Organization, over the past ten years, the use of performance-enhancing drugs, or "doping," has trick...


January 23, 2013

Maryland State Board Reviewing Concussion Task Force Recommendations

Baltimore Sun, Erica L. Greenhttp://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-01-22/news/bs-md-ci-state-concussion-report-20130122_1_task-force-concussion-management-health-care-providersA task force charged with strengthening Maryland policies regarding head t...


January 22, 2013

2012 NIAAA Video: Athletic Director Advice for Managing Events

Racine Horlick High School (Wisconsin) athletic director Jay Hammes provides advice on his experiences in managing successful events.Coach And Athletic Director’s editor-in-chief Michael Austin interviewed Horlick at the 2012 NIAAA conference i...