August 10, 2009 - Issue 420
Locker Room Watch The sexual assault of a middle school student in a locker room has school officials, bullying experts, and parents in this Florida community divided over the need for supervision in the locker room. Read the full story...
Slur Not Tolerated University of Hawai’i Head Football Coach Greg McMackin used a gay slur several times in referring to another team at a press conference last week. He has since been suspended without pay for 30 days. Read the full story...
H1N1 Still A Concern Three Anchorage high schools have reported newly confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus in the past week, the most recent being a volleyball player who attended a camp with 40 other girls. Read the full story...
Safety In A Baker’s Dozen Making risk management a priority among your coaches isn’t always easy. Here, Athletic Management author Dr. Richard P. Borkowski offers 13 quick tips for coaches in any sport. Read the full story...
Back On The Job This Illinois high school athletic director and head football coach has been rehired for the coming school year, but amid controversy. Community members believe his salary is too high, and he has been accused of not doing a background check on a wrestling coach who was facing felony drug charges. Read the full story...
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Four Decades Is Enough Earlier this summer, Jim Booher retired after 42 years as Head Athletic Trainer at South Dakota State University. In this Q&A, he talks with us about his career and changes in the profession. Read the full story...
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See why the patented Townsend Motion Hinge remains the cornerstone feature of every Townsend Design knee brace.
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Defining the future of scoreboards.
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Watch the world's best players closely. You'll see they're wearing HexPad protective apparel.
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Powering athlete performance through resistance.
Much Debate In Cheer Cheerleading was in the news last week, when an article on its high injury rate was picked up by several major media outlets. But that’s just one area of contention brewing in the sport. Read the full story...
A Different Road A girls’ high school basketball player in New York decide to buck conventional wisdom, leaving her club team to spend the summer improving her game through individualized workouts. Read the full story...