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sports medicine

evaluation
October 5, 2021

How to Give an Impactful Athlete Evaluation

As a coach, each piece of feedback you provide an athlete, whether positive or negative, will give them a sense of clarity and purpose in their sport. Often at the end of an event or season, coaches present this feedback in a comprehensive and for...


buffalo
October 4, 2021

Univ. of Buffalo Researchers Suggest Aerobic Exercise for Concussion Recovery

According to a new study from researchers at the University of Buffalo, adolescents can speed their recovery from a sports-related concussion by engaging in aerobic exercise within 10 days of the injury. The study, published on September 30 in The...


boys
October 4, 2021

Study Suggests Boys Who Play Youth Sports Experience Less Anxiety

Young boys who play sports are less apt to be anxious or depressed later in childhood and more likely to be active in their early teens, according to the University of Montreal study. "We wanted to clarify the long-term and reciprocal relationship...


alcorn state
September 20, 2021

Alcorn State Nearly Canceled Game Due to Lack of ATC

Alcorn State nearly had to cancel its road game against the University of South Alabama over the weekend after not having an athletic trainer on staff. Leading up to the game, Alcorn State was unable to practice all week without an athletic traine...


nata
September 20, 2021

NATA, NCAA, AMSSM Release COVID-19 Vaccine Statement

NATA has joined the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, National Federation of State High School Associations, National Collegiate Athletic Association, U.S. Olympic &am...


confidence
September 14, 2021

Cultivating Confidence in Student-Athletes

The beauty of confidence is that it’s a skill; we can build it and get better at it over time, and I have a few suggestions on where you can start. There are a plethora of resources and tips on confidence building between blogs and books, but on...


PRP
September 7, 2021

PRP Treatment Shows Efficacy in Osteoarthritis Patients

A pilot study conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine combined wearable technology and patient-reported outcomes to assess the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment in osteoarthritis (OA). The results, published in the j...


covid
September 1, 2021

AHA Interested in COVID’s Long-Term Impact on College Athletes

Doctors and researchers who helped care for college athletes with COVID-19 and set guidelines for a safe return to play now plan to study the long-term effects of the virus. The work could have a lasting impact beyond the pandemic. The research st...