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2014-09-30 12:28:06

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care Centers, a service of Righttime Medical Care, is pleased to announce that Casey Thompson, MS, ATC, has been hired as an Athletic Trainer, Educator and Community Outreach Coordinator. In the position, Thompson will attend sporting and outreach events, educate patients, families and coaches about concussions and assist with community and professional relationships. A graduate of West Virginia...

2014-09-08 23:10:53

Six local high schools are partnering with Twin Cities Orthopedics to reduce sports-related injuries and bring a better standard of care to their athletes - right on school premises. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 http://www.tcomn.com - Twin Cities Orthopedics, the largest orthopedic group in Minnesota, has entered into a partnership with six local high schools to become the official sports medicine provider for their student athletes. The partnership responds to the changing...

2014-09-05 12:22:38

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT(©) Test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, announced a partnership with Rothman Institute, an internationally recognized center of excellence in orthopaedic science and technology, to support Rothman Institute's initiative with concussion education and baseline screenings for student athletes. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143122 The partnership includes a global...

2014-09-03 23:06:35

After seeing success within professional sports in Europe, 1080Motion launches new functional training and testing system for advanced sports conditioning. AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 1080Motion, the developers of the 1080 Quantum™ system for advanced athletic training and testing, is heading to America. “After years of research and perfecting our Robotic Resistance technology in Europe, we are ready to start offering this technology to professional and university sports...

2014-08-26 23:17:58

Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society President John Moyer, LAT, ATC writes an article for the bi-monthly Training & Conditioning magazine. The article focuses on heat illnesses and their prevention, athlete education about heat illness, and instituting policies to protect student-athletes. Harrisburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The bi-monthly magazine Training and Conditioning (T&C) is distributed to many health care professionals including athletic trainers. The magazine...

2014-08-18 08:27:45

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT(©) Test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, has entered into a partnership with University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center to improve concussion prevention, identification and treatment for athletes and individuals in the Cleveland area. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140815/136645 UH, located in Cleveland, Ohio, has begun using ImPACT neurocognitive baseline and...

2014-08-01 23:01:26

HomeCEUConnection.com, the leader in online continuing education, and the Andrews Research and Education Institute, serving the campus of the Andrews Institute, renowned Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Center of the nation’s top professional athletes, have partnered to offer elite CEU online classes for rehabilitation professionals and athletic trainers. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Keeping strong to their commitment of providing high-quality online continuing education...

2014-07-31 16:26:07

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alarmed by skyrocketing numbers of athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and sports medicine physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) are urging coaches and athletic directors to institute anterior cruciate ligament, ACL, injury screenings for all young athletes and prevention programs for those more vulnerable to ACL injuries. The ACL is a ligament that connects the...

2014-07-29 23:15:11

As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close in Scotland – and on the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi earlier this year - the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to have, among its diverse array of members, athletic trainers (ATs) that provide sports health care during these international competitions. In understanding the extent of emergency planning, injury management, and overall performance enhancement...

2014-07-24 23:11:17

In seeking to connect with other organizations that work to promote similar health and safety awareness information, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) has been reaching out to the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS). After teaming up with them for the past two years to jointly promote National Athletic Training Month and Brain Injury Awareness Month - both in March - NYSATA participated in the annual BIANYS Conference by hosting an informational...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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