High School Football an Endangered Species

School boards have begun work getting budgets in place for the new 2012-13 school year. The people who do the budgets and the people...

Are We a Nation of Fat People?

Taming the obesity epidemic in this country needs an all-hands-on-deck strategy so that schools provide students 60 minutes of physical activity daily, fast-food restaurants...

Junior Seau’s Death Just Another Football Statistic?

I didn’t know Junior Seau although I met him on the day he was drafted into the National Football League in 1990 and probably...

Academy Offers New Bachelor’s Degree in Strength and Conditioning

The United States Sports Academy is now offering the only online bachelor’s degree in Strength and Conditioning that prepares students in all aspects of...

The Name of the Game is Lawsuit Lotto

Ray Easterling was among the very first players to file suit against the National Football League alleging that league officials knew for years about...

And the Saints Go Stumbling On

An interesting drama is now playing out on the National Football League stage.  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell played the role of judge and jury...

Body Composition Devices Under Evaluation

Athletes are always looking for an edge when it comes to diet and training.  Technological advances over the past 25 years have led 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...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

Nader Calls for Concussion Test to Become Mandatory in Youth Sports

More than 400,000 concussions occurred in high school sports during a recent school year. That fact is alarming given that the brains of youth...

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