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swimmer
September 23, 2022

Dryland Training Tips for the Active Swimmer

When training to become a top-flight swimmer, it's equally as important to train on the land as it is to train in the pool. A recent story from Swimming World Magazine gave a few dryland training tips to see gains in the pool. Below is an excer...


nushoulder
September 12, 2022

Tom House Joins NuShoulder to Revolutionize Shoulder Exercise

NuShoulder announced that Tom House, the legendary MLB pitcher and veteran pitching coach, has endorsed its state-of-the-art shoulder exercise machine for the prevention and treatment of shoulder injuries. The partnership is helping athletes at all ...


concussion
September 12, 2022

How To Know the Signs of a Concussion

As high school sports get underway this fall, sports medicine specialists remind athletes, parents, and coaches that concussions can be challenging to diagnose. A recent report from Medical Xpress highlighted the signs to be aware of if a player ...


September 12, 2022

LSU Study Shows Football Players Bounced Back Quickly from COVID

A first-of-its-kind study conducted in collaboration with LSU’s School of Kinesiology, LSU Athletics, Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Our Lady of the Lake researched how the immune system of elite student-athletes responded to the COVID-1...


byu
August 30, 2022

BYU Bans Fan Who Hurled Racist Slurs To Duke Volleyball Players

Brigham Young University (BYU) banned a fan who yelled racist slurs at Black volleyball players from the visiting Duke Blue Devils during a weekend match. The incident gained traction on social media and garnered the attention of Utah governor Spe...


force plates
August 18, 2022

Force Plates A Force in Athlete’s Rehabilitation & Training

Force plates are used in testing and training to help people achieve their performance goals while avoiding injury. They use sensors to detect differences in forces exerted onto the ground that therapists may not be able to see with the naked eye. ...


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...