October 19, 2010 - Issue 481


Fight Fallout  A Massachusetts high school is debating the punishments handed out to players involved in a fight during a football game. Read the full story...

Self-Sufficient?  Can you call your athletic department self-sufficient if it uses money from the university for athlete academic support? This article takes a look at the question for the University of Oregon. Read the full story...

Rolling to a Score  In Arkansas, a student in a wheelchair scored a touchdown. “This is like a little dream come true for him,” said his mom. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Pain Management  No matter what we do to avoid it, pain is often an unfortunate byproduct of athletic performance training and competition. Luckily, there are plenty of products available designed to ease an athlete's suffering and get them back on track. See products...
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Deadly Consequences  Two University of Wisconsin-Stout men’s ice hockey players were permanently banned and eight others suspended for their role in a student’s death. Read the full story...

Competitive Marketing  Although it is in the middle of a competitive market, the University of Hartford is carving a niche in a region that’s bursting with athletics and entertainment choices. Read the full story...

Tailgate Fundraising  Through a collaboration with school music boosters, the Mahomet-Seymour (Ill.) High School Athletic Booster Club has turned a modest tailgate party into an annual event for 2,500 people. Read the full story...

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Too Much, Too Late?  A high school football coach in Arizona has stoked a debate about running up the score when his team threw a TD pass while leading 44-12 with less than two minutes remaining. Read the full story...

When David Meets Goliath  This article, published last year in Athletic Management, provides advice on teaching coaches how to deal with lopsided scores. Read the full story...

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Canceling a Season  In rural New York state, a high school football team decided to end its season after injuries cut its roster to 14 players. Read the full story...

Keeping Them in College  Paul Kelly, Executive Director of College Hockey Inc., is trying to devise a plan to keep American hockey players in college. Read the full story...

Nutrition Advice? We Wrote the Book  Training & Conditioning is proud to announce the release of our newest publication, “The Nutrition Edge,” a compilation of the very best of our articles on sports nutrition published in the magazine. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Active Ankle Study  - Since 1998, ankle injuries have accounted for the highest percentage of injuries sustained by NCAA female volleyball players. The purpose of this study was to review our experience with this brace in preventing ankle injuries that result in a loss of playing time. Read more...

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