May 17, 2011 - Issue 510


Limiting Social Media  An Indiana high school has limited its athletes’ use of social media, including the posting of derogatory comments about coaches and fellow players. Read the full story...

Basketball Rules Changes Announced  At the NCAA level, changes to the court will be required, while high schools did not approve a mandatory shot clock, but did alter penalties for fouls during throw-ins. Read the full story...

Helmet Rating System Debuts  Virginia Tech has developed a rating system for helmets, awarding those that best protected against concussions the highest scores and those that were the worst protectors the lowest scores. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Nutrition  Fueling solutions for today's athletes. Muscle and performance development means focusing on an athlete's nutritional needs. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Strength Training & Injury Prevention
The following strength training and injury prevention-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Coach Resigns After Hair Pulling Incident  A California high school swim coach resigned after video surfaced of him pulling a swimmer out of the water by her hair. Read the full story...

Budget Crunch Shuts Down Entire Program  St. Paul’s College is shutting down its entire athletic department for financial reasons. Read the full story...

Athletic Equipment Company Charged  An athletic equipment company has been indicted for allegedly using fraud to get millions of dollars from schools. Read the full story...

Weight Room Flooring
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Strength Conditioning
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Athletic Flooring Systems
Centaur Floor Systems has been selling recreational, fitness, and athletic flooring systems for over 20 years.


Better Vision Helps Baseball Team  The University of Cincinnati’s baseball team is benefiting from vision training. Read the full story...

Eyes on the Prize  This article, published earlier this year in Training & Conditioning magazine, details the vision training program that’s been used for many years at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Read the full story...

Sports Surfacing
The Polytan Difference: We do everything ourselves!
ProGrass
A leader in artificial field design and installation, project management and product development.
Innovative Sports Training
Sports Attack is a worldwide leader in innovative sports training equipment.
Aquatic Therapy
From conditioning and therapy to rehab and recovery, SwimEx meets all your training needs.


Administrators No Longer Allowed to Coach  In New Jersey, one school has passed a rule disallowing school administrators to also coach. Some coaches have left as a result. Read the full story...

From College to High School  In an unconventional move, Tulane’s assistant head football coach is leaving to become athletic director and head football coach at a high school. Read the full story...

An Alternative to Blocking Sleds?  A start-up company has produced a product it feels can replace a traditional blocking sled used in football practice. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Selling the Passion  There is nothing like the excitement surrounding a high school sporting event. Upgrading your fundraising efforts starts with conveying that passion--and explaining the market it can bring--to local businesses. Read more...

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