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Tools of the Trade
February 3, 2014 - Issue 648
Athletes Move To Unionize
 Football players at Northwestern University are seeking to unionize. Read the full story...
Parents Suing School
 The parents of a 16-year-old high school student who died after a football game last fall have filed a lawsuit against the school. Read the full story...
Drop on In
 A New York high school football player wants Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to visit his team for a lesson in sportsmanship. Read the full story...
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LGBT Inclusion Stressed
 Cal and Stanford recently held discussions on LGBT inclusion in sports on their campuses. Read the full story...
NFHS Gymnastics Changes
 New rules in high school gymnastics will alter points deducted in all events. Read the full story...
Case Study
Safety and Risk in Sports Facilities  While ASTM International provides voluntary consensus standards for many products used in sports facilities and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) offers standards for playgrounds, there is no regulatory agency or inspection process in place for sports courts and fields, leaving facility managers and users to manage risk on their own. The burden of improving safety often falls to officials, coaches, and parents, yet most injuries occur during practices and unsupervised play. Facility managers can be proactive in preventing injuries and limiting liability by acting on the suggestions below and consulting with their insurance company.
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Playing Through
 A study from the University of Washington Sports Medicine Clinic in Seattle has found that many female soccer players who are concussed continue to play despite having symptoms. Read the full story...
ATC of the Year
 Congratulations to T&C editorial board member and Chicago Bulls Head Athletic Trainer Fred Tedeschi, who has been named the NBA’s best. Read the full story...
Complete Coverage
 A New York City Councilman has introduced legislation that would require the presence of a doctor or athletic trainer at every youth football game and full-contact practice in the city. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Baseball Equipment  With spring practices fast approaching, it's time to start exploring the latest and greatest in baseball practice equipment.
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Big Spotlight
 David Steavpack, Athletic Director at Ashwaubenon (Wis.) High School, played a role in one of the Super Bowl commercials, which was filmed at his high school. Read the full story...
Long-Distance Connection
 A Virginia high school basketball coach arranged for a tournament game to be streamed live so an opposing player’s mother who is deployed overseas could watch it. Read the full story...
Pro vs. Prep
 MLB star Jose Bautista will take on a Florida high school team in a home run derby fundraiser. Read the full story...
Biodex Balance Assessment
Pre-season and post-injury Balance Assessment - for the management of concussion.
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Reach Your Goals
The Gun 8000 Series and the Gun 6000 Series basketball shooting practice machines have revolutionized the way programs everywhere improve their game.
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Build for Success
VP Buildings is a world leader in the steel systems construction industry, and is an ideal choice for athletic building solutions.
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