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High Schooler Vashti Cunningham Jumps to New Heights

Vashti Cunningham, a high school senior just shocked the track and field world last weekend by winning the U.S. Indoor Women’s High Jump Championship...

Who will win the 400 meters in 2016 Rio Olympics?

Possibly one of the most exciting track and field events to look forward to heading into the 2016 Olympics is the 400 meter dash....

Do Coaches Really Understand Concussions?

Many high schools across the United States do not have access to certified athletic trainers. This absence of healthcare professionals at practice and competition...

Roll Tide Roll: Congratulations to UA’s Track and Field Team

As a graduate and former student-athlete of The University of Alabama, I would like to send my congratulations to the Crimson Tide’s track and...

Positives and Negatives of Student-Athletes using Social Media

Social media has become a widely used tool to communicate information from one source to another. Social media technologies, such as Twitter and Facebook...

Mayo Clinic and King-Devick Test Under Agreement For Sideline Concussion Testing

In 2011, Dr. Steve Devick, developer of the King-Devick Test, came to the United States Sports Academy to give a seminar on sport-related concussions....

2014 US Outdoor Track and Field Championships

The US Outdoor Track and Field Championships is set to start June 25, 2014 in Sacramento, CA. This has been much of a down...

United States Sports Academy Tackling Concussions in Southern Alabama Community

Sport-related concussions are receiving a significant amount of attention in professional sports and have become one of the main topics of discussion in sports...

Scale Back Alabama a Success Story at the Academy

The seventh annual Scale Back Alabama contest—a 10-week competition that encourages Alabama citizens to lose weight and improve their overall health—recently came to an...

Sport Concussion: Going from Bad to Worse

Once looked upon as an underestimated and often ignored injury, sport-related concussion has taken sports media by storm. Reports of athletes suffering from long-term...
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