September 8, 2010 - Issue 475

Home School Debate  In Indiana, legislators are asking the state association to consider allowing home schooled students to compete on high school teams. This article examines the current debate. Read the full story...

Dealing with the Internet  Athletic directors at big time universities comment on how they are dealing with message boards, angry e-mails, and comments that go viral. Read the full story...

Hazing in the News  In Minnesota and California, hazing incidents have rocked local communities. Here’s a look at the stories and some solutions. Read the full story...




PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Locker Room  As a home-away-from-home for your athletes, the locker room needs to be comfortable and safe. The following companies can help meet your design and equipment needs. See products...
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Investigation Continues  In Alabama, a high school football coach is on paid leave while the district conducts an investigation into a physical altercation with a player. The school’s athletic director is threatening to resign. Read the full story...

Football and Nutrition  Like a race car needs fuel to run, a football player needs the right foods to play his best. In this blog, we provide an excerpt from the recently published book, Performance Nutrition for Football, by Lisa Dorfman, Director of Sports Nutrition and Performance at the University of Miami. Read the full story...

Long Road Trip  Drake University announced its football team will play a game in Africa in 2011. Read the full story...

Bleacher Covers
Perma-Cap seating will keep your stadium looking good season after season, year after year.
Outdoor Facilities
Century offers mobile special event facilities that increase the scope and enjoyment of outdoor events.
Passion for the Game
Gilman Gear makes the practice field a safe place, the game field a show place, and game day a fun-filled place.
Safe in the Heat
Monitor heat stress and illness with HQ, Inc.'s patented CorTemp, ingestible core-body thermometer pill.


Players, Parents, and Training  Sometimes parents do more harm than good when helping their kids pursue dreams in athletics. When this happens, Wayzata (Minn.) High School Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Johnson says it’s important to speak up and remind everyone of what’s important. Read the full story...

When Words Sting: Part Two  In our August/September 2010 issue of Athletic Management, we reported on an incident at a boys’ lacrosse game between two Rochester, N.Y., area high schools last spring and the response from administrators. Here, we follow up with Brighton Central Schools Superintendent Kevin McGowan to see what progress has been made on a new policy to prevent future incidents. Read the full story...

Personal Training Certification
Visit the NASM to learn how you can earn credentials for fitness, sports performance, and sports medicine certifications.
Factory-Direct Headwear
Because it's just not a cap - it's your identity.
Breakthrough Hot/Cold Therapy
Pro-Tec Athletics offers more than 30 products, ranging from highly effective orthopedic supports to breakthrough innovations in hot/cold therapy.
Stadium Seating
Get your stadium seating project completed quickly and professionally with Seating Service Inc.
Unleash Your Field
Helping unleash the possibilities of synthetic turf systems.


Self Funding Solutions  At St. Cloud State University, minor sports are getting creative in funding themselves. Read the full story...

Taking Good Care  Veteran football coaches in Oregon, including one who has dropped about 250 pounds, talk about the importance of taking care of themselves to counteract the stress of the season. Read the full story...

Telecast Criticized  Complaints are coming in about the way ESPN handled its telecast of a high school football game in California. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Duke and Texas Tech Choose Infinity  Duke University and Texas Tech University recently renovated their primary weightrooms for intercollegiate athletics, adding state-of-the-art features. As part of the upgrade, each decided to improve its facility's look and build pride among athletes by showcasing the school's logo on the weightroom surface. Read more...

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