September 20, 2011 - Issue 528


Too Many High School Transfers?  California’s Southern Section received transfer requests for 1,024 students from a variety of sports in August. This article examines who is to blame in the athlete transfer game. Read the full story...

Donations Continue to Rise  Despite a faltering economy, donations to athletic departments in the six biggest conferences have increased since 2006. Read the full story...

Parent Issues Complaints  The father of a New York high school football player with Tourette’s Syndrome has issued three complaints to the school district, claiming the head football coach didn’t allow his son to try out for the team because he had a disability. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Nutrition  Help your athletes perform better with these fueling solutions from top sports nutrition product manufacturers. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Team Equipment
The following team equipment-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Athletic Directors in the News  Across the country, college athletic directors are being quoted on issues from fan behavior to their programs’ plans and goals. Read the full story...

High Scores End Rivalry  A South Carolina high school football team is ending a rivalry due to lopsided scores in its favor. Read the full story...

Penalty for Hazing is Questioned  Bowdoin College vacated a conference title won by the school’s hockey team following a hazing incident, but some feel the punishment was too stiff. Read the full story...

Setting The Standard
A-Turf sets the standard in the synthetic turf industry.
A Goal For Every Game
Athletic directors and coaches rely on Bison to provide safe, durable, innovative and on-time team products.
Revolt Against Joint Pain
Ease knee, ankle, and shoulder discomfort with Cho-Pat sport medical devices.
Tough Enough for Training
Humane's LokTuff interlocking rubber systems do more than just protect weight room flooring.


Wheying in on Protein  A new study indicates that whey protein may have an advantage over casein for muscle development. Read the full story...

Opening Doors Online  At Wayzata (Minn.) High School, a mandate to update all Web sites got this strength coach thinking about the many uses of online communication. It also led to a new motivational tool for his athletes. Read the full story...

Outdoor Manufacturing
Kay Park Recreation has been a trusted manufacturer of commercial outdoor furniture since 1954.
Prevent MRSA
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
High Quality Strength Training
Power Lift is a leading manufacturer of high-quality strength-training equipment.
Breakthrough Hot/Cold Therapy
Pro-Tec Athletics offers more than 30 products, ranging from highly effective orthopedic supports to breakthrough innovations in hot/cold therapy.
Heat for the Hamstring
The new Hammy Series models are like traditional Stromgren 75-percent nylon/25-percent Lycra compression shorts, but with a neoprene liner in the back of each leg.


Blue Through and Through  Not only for football fields, blue is now adorning the basketball court at Cal State Bakersfield. Read the full story...

Over the Line?  A California high school football player suffered a collapsed lung after his coach put him through a series of drills for missing practice. Read the full story...

To Honor a Soldier or Not  Iowa’s Athletic Director says he’s been overwhelmed with e-mails about honoring a slain solider at a football game, but indicates there’s many factors involved, including the soldier’s family’s wishes. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Athlete Nutrition: The Benefits of DHA Omega-3  QA with Erin Cernkovich Barrett, Ph.D., Manager, Scientific Affairs at Martek, a division of DSM Nutritional Products Read more...

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