Being an athlete can be incredibly rewarding. It gives us a way to take better care of our body and redefine what it can do. It gives us an avenue to achieve and push ourselves to overcome challenges. It gives us insight and inner strength that stays with us long after we’ve left the arena […]
Knee injuries range from discomfort to career-ending results. Below are some insights to help you in the prevention and treatment of knee injuries. Prevention • Neuromuscular training with bent-knee landing and pivoting can be helpful in injury reduction • Strength training of thighs, hips and lower leg may help prevent injury • Proper warm up […]
For coaches, athletic directors and anyone involved in running a school sports program, it is important to understand the qualifications of a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) when selecting the specialists responsible for caring for athletes at your events. Do You Have a Certified Athletic Trainer Covering Your Events? Not all trainers have the added training […]
Contrary to popular belief, energy drinks can have adverse affects on sports performance and possible serious health consequences. Some also include substances banned by the NCAA.