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Tools of the Trade
August 18, 2014 - Issue 676
Practices Called into Question
 A group claims that a Georgia high school football team has encouraged illegal religious practices. Read the full story...
Husker Volleyball Covers Expenses
 In NCAA Division I volleyball, the University of Nebraska has the first self-sustaining program, with revenues that cover expenses and a profit left over. Read the full story...
25 Ways to Improve
 In a push to upgrade the fan experience at Auburn University football games, the athletic department has rolled out a list of 25 improvements it is making this year—from scoreboard selfies to cheaper hot dogs. Read the full story...
Featured Issue

Hot Off The Press and Now Online

The August/September 2014 issue of Athletic Management includes feature articles on:
  • Advice for mentoring coaches
  • HS conference collaborates with nearby college to teach leadership skills
  • Lowering risk through vigilance and constant supervision
  • New ideas for supporting female teams
  • Partnering with the community for fundraising
  • Latest product news for indoor facilities and surfaces

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Overhydration Also a Concern
 Last week in Georgia, a football player died of what appears to be overhydration. A physician at the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center explains how drinking too much water can be fatal. Read the full story...
Top Recruiting Video
 The University of Colorado won a Heartland Emmy for this video used to recruit football players. Read the full story...
Case Study
Small Footprint, Large Results  The Pilates and mindful movement principles of core strength and increased flexibility has made them an invaluable conditioning tool for competitive athletes all over the world. The number of professional teams in the NBA, MLB, NFL, and NHL using Pilates and mindful movement as a critical adjunct to their strength and conditioning program continues to rapidly escalate.
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Title IX No Brainer?
 After an Alaska high school baseball team got a new $2.5 million field, a complaint was lodged on behalf of the softball team. Read the full story...
Lineman Comes Out
 An Arizona State University football player announced he is gay, making him the first active gay college football player in NCAA Division I. Read the full story...
Senior Leadership
 On this high school football team, senior players organized an overnight training camp that included visits from marines and inspirational speeches. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Aquatic Facilities and Equipment  When it comes to building and outfitting an aquatic facility, you don't want your pockets soaked by over-priced or under-constructed gear. These products will help keep your facility dreams above water.
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Online Buyer's Guide
Our online Buyer's Guide features a customized pages for companies advertising in our 2014 Buyer's Guide, including interactive links, product images, and more detailed product listings. Here are links to four companies featured in our Guide:
Power Block
Pellerin Milnor Corporation
Porta Phone

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Boys on Girls’ Teams
 In Florida, three boys are trying out for a girls’ volleyball team. The school does not offer a boys’ program. Read the full story...
Lesson in Commitment
 A high school football coach had his team help him in renewing his wedding vows. Read the full story...
Honorable Mention Profile
 Read about one of our honorable mentions for the Most Valuable Athletic Training Award: John Panos, Athletic Trainer at Fox Chapel Area School District in Pittsburgh, Pa. Read the full story...
Effective And Safe
The Elite Seat(R) is an extremely effective and safe way for patients to achieve symmetric motion between knees.
Ultimate Resource
Global Bodyweight Training is the ultimate resource for the bodyweight athlete with equipment, videos, and apparel.
Quality Time
Historic Dodgertown provides the ideal setting to enable your team to grow together, and better prepare for your upcoming season.
Multi-Purpose Equipment
The Lebert Equalizer(TM) is a simple, portable, multi-purpose, and versatile piece of high performance strength training equipment.
Shamrock Farms
Shamrock Farms' Rockin' Refuel has a full line of products with natural protein to build and rebuild muscles.
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