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sports medicine

isva
January 7, 2021

Registration Open for ISVA 2021 Virtual Conference

Registration is now open for Joining Forces to Enhance Athletic Performance (www.isva2021.com), the 5th Annual International Sports Vision Association (ISVA) conference.  The 2021 conference will be live online on Saturday, February 20 – Sunday, F...


study
January 4, 2021

Study: College Football Players Don’t Take Injuries Serious

According to a recent study, the majority of college football players aren't concerned with concussion risks and injury during gameplay. The study, 'Accuracy of U.S. College Football Players' Estimates of Their Risk of Concussion or Injury',  was...


stem cells
October 21, 2020

Current Innovations with Stem Cells & Platelet-Rich Plasma

When it comes to innovative treatment options, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy comes up a lot. But what is the level of understanding of these regenerative medicines among the average person? The goal of regenerative medicine is to s...


physical
July 23, 2020

Texas School Districts Altering Physical Requirements

As yearly athletic physical deadlines rapidly approach for student-athletes in Abilene, Texas, some school districts are approaching them differently this year, according to a report from Fox West Texas. In a conversation with Ryan Steel, Cisco In...


waunakee deforest football
June 18, 2020

Brain Game: Using Data To Prevent Concussions in Athletes

There was a time in the early to mid-2000s where ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, hosted a weekly segment on its Sunday NFL Countdown program under the title ‘Jacked Up!’. The premise for ‘Jacked Up!’ was fairly simple: compile the week...


ivy
May 7, 2020

Nebraska’s sports psychologist focusing on mental health training

University of Nebraska's director of sports psychology Dr. Brett Haskell is encouraging student-athletes to partake in mental health training during the COVID-19 pandemic. With Big Ten Conference schools extending the start of team activities unti...


athletic trainers
November 18, 2019

Editorial: Full-time athletic trainers can no longer be optional

[caption id="attachment_28416" align="aligncenter" width="490"] David Koch, an embedded athletic trainer with the U.S. Air Force 59th Medical Wing’s VIPER Clinic, works with a trainee in a program examining the effectiveness of embedding athletic t...


athletic trainer injury
March 12, 2019

Study determines average number of recovery days after sports-related surgery

While there has been extensive research on when to return to sports, physicians don't have sufficient empirical evidence at their disposal to counsel adolescent and college-aged patients as to when they can return to school following surgery. A st...