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Tools of the Trade
October 15, 2012 - Issue 583
Can Schools Use Instagram?
 The NCAA has issued a statement clarifying whether Instagram can be used to help recruit athletes, Read the full story...
Coach Wants Law Changed
 An Oklahoma high school coach wants a law barring sex between students and teachers struck down as unconstitutional. Read the full story...
Football Coach Criticizes Student Newspaper
 A University of Kansas student journalist is in a flap with the football program over content that appeared in the school newspaper. Read the full story...
Featured E-Zine

2012 Training & Conditioning Buyer's Guide

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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Extra Running Scrutinized
 In the wake of an Iowa high school football coach being accused of violating corporal punishment policies, the topic of sprints and extra miles as punishment from coaches is getting some attention. Read the full story...
Update: Knight Commission Meets
 The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics met last week to hear research reports from higher education experts and scholars that reaffirmed the need for different policy approaches and stronger board oversight in college sports. Read the full story...
Case Study
Performance Gains for Injured Athletes  Training injuries can sideline even the most dedicated athletes. However, one company that is doing its part to get them back in the game is OPTP.
Contracting Out for Coverage
 Purdue University has entered into a three-year partnership with ATI Physical Therapy, which will provide the school with athletic trainers to help with coverage. Read the full story...
A Visit from the Prez
 Recently, NATA President Jim Thornton spent time with athletic trainers from Syracuse University and surrounding schools during a visit to the area. Read the full story...
ATC Life Lessons
 Rod Walters has penned a book titled, Tape, I-C-E and Sound Advice: Life Lessons from a Hall-of-Fame Athletic Trainer, which chronicles his 17 years on the sidelines at the University of South Carolina. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Pain Management  No matter what we do to avoid it, pain is often an unfortunate byproduct of athletic performance training and competition. Luckily, there are plenty of products available designed to ease an athlete's suffering and get them back on track.
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Synthetic Turf
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Back to the Bench
 What do you do when your Head Women’s Basketball Coach resigns with nine games left in the season? At Misericordia University, Athletic Director Dave Martin stepped in, and took the team to the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time. Read the full story...
On the Record
 A Texas high school football coach is being accused of calling the mother of a player “fat” during a confrontation. She will only accept an apology from him if it is videotaped. Read the full story...
Rushing Safety
 Does the hurry-up offense in college football put players at risk for injury? Nick Saban thinks it does. Read the full story...
Team to Beat
PROTEAM is the team to beat in athletic training tables and treatment furniture.
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Sports Nutrition Products
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