June 15, 2011 - Issue 514


Oversigning Is Over in the SEC  The SEC has voted to end oversigning in football, against the wishes of its coaches. Read the full story...

Can Community Dollars Save Sports?  In this school district, budget cuts have led to the elimination of funding for several sports programs. Administrators are now turning to the community to completely fund the teams. Read the full story...

A Round of Applause  Next week at the NATA Annual Meeting, nine athletic trainers will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame. Here’s a rundown and closer look at these outstanding individuals. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
NATA Preview  The 62nd Annual Meeting of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) in New Orleans is right around the corner. The following companies will be on hand. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Seating & Bleachers
The following seating & bleachers-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Upping Athletic Scholarships  Major conferences are advancing ideas on making full athletic scholarships cover the actual cost of attending college. Read the full story...

School Board Cuts Athletic Trainers  This school board in Pennsylvania voted to eliminate four athletic trainers from its high schools, one of whom also serves as athletic director. Read the full story...

Getting Ready for Conventions  With the arrival of summer, association conventions and annual meetings are in full swing for the sports medicine, performance training, and nutrition industries. Read the full story...

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Discipline Handed Down to Seniors  Fifty New Jersey student-athletes were barred from an athletic awards ceremony for participating in Senior Skip Day at the school. Read the full story...

Commotio Cordis  Last week, a youth baseball player died after being hit in the chest with a pitch. Athletic Management examined the topic of commotio cordis back in 2004 when a college lacrosse player died in the same manner. Read the full story...

Enhancing the Look of Your Field
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Adding Some Color  Central Arkansas became the latest school to paint its football field school colors, in this case, purple and gray. Read the full story...

Parents Sue Regarding Track Coach  A popular New Hampshire track and field coach may be resigning as two parents have taken steps to sue the district for the way the coach treated their children. Read the full story...

Memorable At Bat  A Vermont high school baseball player who recovered from being paralyzed to pitch for his team got a chance to hit in a recent game. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Staying Current with the Thera-Band Academy:  Research and Educational Support for ATC's. Performance Health continually invests in new product development, research, evidence-based practice workshops, product support and educational tools to support these products and their users. One such investment is the Thera-Band Academy. Read more...

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