May 3, 2011 - Issue 508


Weight Class Shifts  The NFHS has implemented major shifts in weight classes for high school wrestling, affecting 10 of 14 classes. Read the full story...

Counting Controversy  A New York Times report says that some schools are using morally questionable tactics in counting female participation numbers for Title IX compliance. Read the full story...

No More Free Physicals  In Florida, high schools that had been offering free physicals are finding volunteer doctors backing down due to a recent court ruling. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Outdoor Facilities  Spring has sprung and it's time to start thinking about sprucing up your outdoor facilities. Check out what these top manufacturers have on tap. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Synthetic Turf Companies
The following synthetic turf-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

April Showers Bring May-hem  Fed up with the scheduling headaches brought on by Mother Nature this spring? Dan Cardone is. Here are his suggestions for minimizing the damage for athletes, coaches, fans, and yourself. Read the full story...

Supplemental Knowledge  A look at trends in the use of performance-enhancing supplements, both legal and illegal. Read the full story...

As Gas Prices Soar  The rising cost of gas is forcing some schools to be creative in their scheduling. Read the full story...

Ankle Injury Prevention/Treatment
Active Ankle braces can protect you from injury and help speed recovery.
Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes
Athletix products, the best choice for fitness maintenance products.
Sports Medicine Supplies
Cramer Products has been an industry leader in sports medicine and athletic training room supplies for more than 90 years.


Hiring Process Questioned  At this Ohio high school, the athletic director said the hiring process worked perfectly, while one member of the hiring committee says the final choice was “rigged.” Read the full story...

Community Input  Last year, we examined the pros and cons of allowing community input when hiring coaches in this article in Athletic Management. Read the full story...

Safe in the Heat
Monitor heat stress and illness with HQ, Inc.'s patented CorTemp, ingestible core-body thermometer pill.
Gateway to Strength
Legend Fitness provides the ultimate gateway to stronger athletes.
Advanced Athletic Medicine
Discover how you can equip your athletes with advanced sports medicine products.
Equipment For Any Budget
Total Strength and Speed offers equipment from Williams Strength to Force Weight Equipment


Pay Scales  This school district in California is taking a close look at disparities in coaching stipends. Read the full story...

Keep the Score Down  A faculty group at the University of Kentucky is asking the University to deny a request for a $3.1 million loan for a new scoreboard. Read the full story...

Multi-Sport Debate  Coaches discuss whether athletes should play more than one sport during high school. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
A High Performance Team  Just like a well-trained team in peak performance shape, your equipment fleet will provide similar results if you apply solid fleet management principles. Read more...

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