July 27, 2011 - Issue 520


Home Schools in Play  Now that Tennessee is allowing home-schooled students the chance to play public school sports, districts are grappling with whether to open their doors or not. Read the full story...

Scholarship Spiked  A volleyball player is suing Ashland University, claiming the school’s new coach revoked her scholarship unfairly. Read the full story...

Coaches Caught in Scheme?  College coaches across the country have reportedly lost millions of dollars in investments in a pair of incidents, one of which is being called a Ponzi scheme. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Ankle and Foot Care  Taking care of your athletes' feet is made easier with these quality products from the best ankle and foot care people in the business. 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.

High School Will Be Allowed to Recruit  Delaware is allowing Red Lion Christian Academy the ability to recruit players in football and basketball. As a trade-off, the school will no longer play other Delaware schools and athletes in those sports cannot play other sports. Read the full story...

Abandoning the Search  What can be more exciting than coming up with a mascot for a school’s athletic teams? For Ithaca College, the excitement ended before it could start, with the process serving “as a wedge to divide us.” Read the full story...

Rules Changes Announced in HS Track and Field  Among the major changes are penalties for wearing jewelry and new pole vault requirements. Read the full story...

Leading Global Provider
DJO is a leading global provider of high-quality, orthopedic devices.
Pilates Innovator
Balanced Body, Inc. has provided innovation in Pilates equipment since 1976.
Coldtub
The PolarPool is the state-of-the-art, multifunctional cryotherapy spa.
Effective And Safe
The elite seat(R) is an extremely effective and safe way for patients to achieve symmetric motion between knees.


Research Recap  A look at three studies, which focus on ACL tears, ankle braces, and the relationship of muscle injuries to Vitamin D deficiencies, presented at the recent American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine annual meeting. Read the full story...

Creating a Concussion Team  In light of new concussion legislation in New York state, this high school is establishing a concussion management team. Read the full story...

Prevent MRSA
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
Power of Resistance
Powering athlete performance through resistance.
Aquatic Therapy
From conditioning and therapy to rehab and recovery, SwimEx meets all your training needs.
Hydration Station
WissTech Enterprises manufactures one of the world's finest portable beverage dispensers, the Hydration Station


Former Athletic Director Suing  A former Michigan high school athletic director is suing his school, claiming he was fired after complaining that girls’ facilities were sub-par compared to boys’ facilities. Read the full story...

On The Chopping Block  A budget move in Connecticut may eliminate sports at all state vocational and technical schools. Read the full story...

Big House Brides  The University of Michigan is allowing weddings on its football field. The cost for the rental? $6,000. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
AD at Bat  How experience and American Public University helped to prepare Derek Viveiros for his new role as Bristol Community College's Athletic Director. Read more...

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