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Tools of the Trade
May 14, 2012 - Issue 561
Putting It To a Vote
 Michigan high schools will vote on whether to waive the age limit for athletic participation in certain situations, after public outcry. Read the full story...
In the Academic Trenches
 Student-athlete academic advisors at NCAA Division I schools talk about burnout in their profession and how tougher academic progress rules are only making things worse. Read the full story...
Facebook Controversy Leads to Resignation
 A Missouri high school principal resigned amid controversy he may have created a fake Facebook profile, and among other things, wrote a post in support of a recently fired head football coach. Read the full story...
Featured E-Zine
The 2012 Training & Conditioning Buyer's Guide includes expanded product listings not available in print. URLs listed in this publication are active, meaning you can click on a company's Web site where it appears in the Buyer's Guide to learn about the company and its products.

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Appeal Update
 Last week, the Minnesota state supreme court heard the University of Minnesota’s appeal of the $1 million jury award to Jimmy Williams over his aborted hiring by Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tubby Smith. Read the full story...
Preparing For Pitt
 As longtime Athletic Director at North Hills High School, Dan Cardone has overseen a lot of sports events. All that experience was critical a few weeks ago when the school hosted the University of Pittsburgh’s spring football game. Read the full story...
Case Study
Going to the Video  Installing video scoreboards brings a new level of excitement to home contests. It can also provide a great revenue source.
Unmasking a Problem
 A proposal to have college players switch from wearing full masks to visors garnered overwhelming support at the annual convention of the American Hockey Coaches Association. The idea is slated to go before the NCAA Ice Hockey Rules Committee in June. Read the full story...
Blame the Umps?
 Texas high school baseball playoffs are in an upheaval, thanks to a dispute between umpiring groups. Read the full story...
Sickle Cell Safety
 With spring sports seasons now fully underway and preparation for summer sports participation and training around the corner, the NATA re-released its Inter-Association Task Force Consensus Statement guidelines on sickle cell trait and the athlete. 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.
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Team Equipment
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Radical Change
 A former college and high school basketball coach says the time has come to eliminate high school sports. The Executive Director of the NFHS offers a rebuttal. Read the full story...
Out Athletic Departments
 The annual Out to Play survey has listed the 10 most LGBT friendly college athletic departments. Read the full story...
D-III Coach Fired
 Occidental College has fired its longtime football coach over an investigation by NCAA Division III officials. Read the full story...
Armacell's ArmaSport(R)
Armacell's ArmaSport(R) is the preferred turf underlayment pad system.
A Goal For Every Game
Athletic directors and coaches rely on Bison to provide safe, durable, innovative and on-time team products.
Suspension Training
The TRX Suspension Trainer is the original bodyweight-based portable training tool that builds strength and core stability.
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.
Athletic Field Lighting
Musco Sports Lighting has been designing and manufacturing athletic field lighting systems since 1976.
High Quality Strength Training
Power Lift is a leading manufacturer of high-quality strength-training equipment.
Effective Infection Prevention
Hibiclens and Hibistat are a critical component of an effective infection prevention plan.
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