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athletes

April 28, 2015

Grant funds research on how concussions affect females

A $60,000 grant will help fund research into the way concussions affect young female athletes. Researches at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the UT Medical Branch and Transitional Learning Center in Galveston, Texas, w...


April 17, 2015

Texas close to requiring EKG screenings for athletes

Texas is on the verge of becoming the first state to require electrocardiogram heart screenings for high school student-athletes. [caption id="attachment_11766" align="alignright" width="259"] Texas may soon require EKG screenings for high school...


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The value of student-athlete evaluations

Jason Adkins, head soccer coach at Smithson Valley High School (Texas), talks about why coaches should provide players with written evaluations....


October 22, 2014

Arizona approves participation by transgender student-athlete

The Arizona Interscholastic Association this week approved the state’s first transgender student-athlete to play a sport.This is significant progress for the transgender community, as The Arizona Republic reports that several cases have been re...


October 8, 2014

Sayreville football parent discusses details of ’hazing’ incidents

On Tuesday, we posted news about a New Jersey high school that cancelled its entire football season over hazing allegations. Some questioned why it was necessary to go to such an extreme, but now we may know why.NJ.com posted a story Wednesday aftern...


October 3, 2014

Techniques to get your athletes talking (Part 2)

* This is the second of a two-part feature on athlete communication. Part one can be found here. In part one of our feature on athlete communication, we looked at some of the reasons athletes fail to talk during games along with the first five of ...


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Controlling a large team as a single coach

Jason Adkins, head soccer coach at Smithson Valley High School (Texas), discusses the challenges in running a team with a large number of athletes....


September 24, 2014

Arizona hoping to address need for athletic trainers

Concern over injuries and their long-term effects has grown in recent years, highlighting the need for athletic trainers at sporting events. The problem is largely funding and, in some cases, a lack of licensed ATs to meet the demand.This issue is ga...