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October 5, 2011

Traveling athletic trainers helpful to small schools

By Andrew Spence, Med, ATC, CSCS, Bassett Healthcare Network, Cooperstown, New York Having a certified athletic trainer (ATC) in every school in the country would go a long way in ensuring more scholastic athletes are properly cared for, treated a...


September 20, 2011

Helping Prevent Knee Injuries In Teen Athletes

Wall Street Journal, Katherine Hobson
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903374004576580963558652364.htmlA torn knee ligament is one of the most debilitating injuries that routinely hit young athletes. Now, medical researchers are dec...


September 7, 2011

Utah State Involves All Student-Athletes In Concussion Research

MarketWatch
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/utah-state-university-launches-unique-concussion-research-involving-all-student-athletes-2011-09-07LOGAN, Utah, Sep 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Athletics Department Will Collaborate with Communicati...


August 15, 2011

Ankle Braces May Help Teenage Basketball Players According To Study

Reuters
http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sns-rt-us-anklestre77e0kh-20110814,0,1657957.storyNEW YORK (Reuters) - The ankle braces many basketball players strap on to prevent injuries may actually work, according to a study of teenaged basketb...


August 1, 2011

Football Practices Begin – How To Deal With The Heat

Indianapolis Star, Kyl Neddenriep
http://www.indystar.com/article/20110801/SPORTS02/108010321/Beating-heat-takes-higher-priority-football-practice-begins?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Fever|pTwenty-four football players have died due to heat-related...


May 18, 2011

SportsMed: Dealing with overuse injuries

When the summer approaches, many student-athletes ask teammates the question: “What are you doing to get better this summer?” A desire to improve performance initiates the process of planning for a strength-and-conditioning program that will meet ...


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December 16, 2010

Sports Medicine: Conservatively manage concussions

Think back to when you were a competitive athlete. How many times did you suffer a concussion? None? Once? Twice? More than two times? How many times did you experience headaches, dizziness or nausea after receiving a blow to the head? Did you hav...


October 7, 2010

SportsMed: Keeping the shoulder healthy

The importance of normal shoulder function is generally unappreciated until routine daily activities become difficult to perform. Has your star pitcher ever indicated having felt something “give” in the shoulder while pitching in a game but was ...


September 8, 2010

Evaluating and preventing MCL injuries in athletes

The knee is one of the most frequently injured joints in the body, primarily because it has poor bony stability and relies on ligaments and muscles for its stability. Because the knee is situated between two of the longest bones of the body, it is ex...


August 25, 2010

Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly On Losing Weight, Staying Healthy

Great article By Tom Prister, Senior Editor, IrishIllustrated.com about Brian Kelly, the new head football coach at the University of Notre Dame------------------------------------------------------------------------When Brian Kelly was introduced as...