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olympians
August 18, 2022

IOC Launches Long-Term Study of Olympians to Help Physical & Mental Health

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote athletes’ safety and well-being, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with the University of Edinburgh, has launched the IOC Olympians Health Cohort, a new long-term research project aimed at re...


iv
August 18, 2022

IV Nutrition Becoming the Norm for Athletes, Despite Any Evidence It Works

Intravenous (IV) nutrition, which used to be considered a treatment of "last resort," is threatening to become the norm for competitive athletes, despite no scientific evidence that it works or that it is safe, warn experts in an editorial, published...


reconstruction
April 1, 2022

New ACL Reconstruction Technique Shows Positive 2-Year Results

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City presented last week at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2022 Annual Meeting found that a novel surgical technique performed during anterior cruciate ...


maine
September 28, 2021

Maine HS Field Hockey Programs at Odds with Goggle Mandate

In 2020, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) revised its rules for the sport of field hockey, no longer requiring players to wear protective goggles during competition — leaving the choice up to the player. Maine is one...


high school
August 23, 2021

WVU Researchers Working to Keep High School Athletes Safe

As they settle into a new high school year, student-athletes don’t just have to protect themselves from COVID-19. They also have to protect themselves from the heat, cardiac arrests, traumatic brain injuries, and several other catastrophic injuries...


flexpro grip
June 21, 2021

FlexPro Grip Helps Pitchers’ Health, Spin Rate, & Command

Whether you are 10 years old or a major league pitcher, FlexPro Grip will allow you to optimally target, strengthen, and improve the neuromuscular control of the muscles and tendons from your fingertips through your elbow to help you throw harder, gi...


heat
June 14, 2021

5 Tips to Freeze Heat-Related Illnesses

Two decades after the tragic training camp death of Minnesota Vikings Pro Bowl offensive lineman Korey Stringer, prevailing attitudes toward heat illness have shifted dramatically. But even 11 years after the Korey Stringer Institute was formed to...


q-collar
May 11, 2021

Q-Collar Corrals Next Step in Concussion Safety Tech

With all of the increased attention paid to concussions in all sports — particularly at the high school level — and the rate of concussions during gameplay continues to rise.  That’s, at least, according to a November 2019 study published i...