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Boxing vs. Mixed Martial Arts: Which is More Dangerous?

Recently there has been an increase in the debating of whether the sport of boxing or mixed martial arts (MMA) is more dangerous to...

Do Ice Baths After Exercise Really Work?

Recent research suggests that sitting in a tub full of ice after a hard workout may help prevent muscle soreness that can afflict athletes...

3D Printing: A Future in the Sports Industry

You’ve heard a lot lately about 3D printing. Did you know it was invented over 20 years ago? Having started in the 1980s, 3D...

We Need to Listen to Our Young People

Like most kids with raw talent, Eli began his athletic career playing catch in the yard. It was clear from his earliest days he...

Youth Sports Injuries Infographic

Many parents today are questioning whether competitive sports are worth it, when they subject young children to possible serious injury. But while nearly 30 million...

Perfect Case for the Need of Emergency Medical Plan for Sport Leagues and Teams

As a sports fan, I saw the news that Tim Tebow, who is currently playing baseball in the Arizona Fall League, was very up front...

Time to Stop Prejudice Against Chinese Athletes

Since the opening of the London Olympic Games last week, a small number of Western media have indulged in making up stories about  China that...

Athletic Trainers Support Guidelines to Prevent Training Injuries and Deaths

Twenty-one NCAA football players have died during conditioning workouts during the past 12 years.  Each summer also brings stories of high school athletes having...

Body Leverage Training: Your Body as Your Machine

Sometimes it's not feasible to get a machine-based workout in, especially if you're traveling or life and circumstance haven't made it easy to get...

The AMA Says Obesity is a Disease; Now We Need to Inform Them How...

My first reaction to hearing that the American Medical Association (AMA) had voted to classify obesity as a disease last month was a positive...

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