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Latest Athletic training Stories

2015-01-23 08:25:25

Course now part of curriculum in online Master of Health Science in Athletic Training program PITTSBURGH, Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of St.

2015-01-21 23:12:40

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) was recently awarded a 4-year traumatic brain injury (TBI) grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

2015-01-14 23:05:32

Undeniably, the consequences of sports-related concussions have become a growing concern and the need for education is paramount.

2015-01-13 23:09:43

Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with Flexeon Rehabilitation to provide more convenient access to baseline concussion testing and concussion education programs for individual athletes,

2015-01-06 23:04:00

WoundShield patch based ultrasound was found to be a good therapy in elevating tissue oxygenation and saturation in ischemic feet. Nesher, Israel (PRWEB) January

brain injuries
2014-12-27 07:52:33

And to imagine: We once played this sport wearing leather helmets.

2014-12-01 23:00:21

Norton Healthcare and KORT Physical Therapy Working to Protect JCPS Athletes from Concussion.

2014-10-30 23:12:10

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to promote efforts that provide public awareness

2014-10-16 23:11:53

MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness of MyoWorx® Concussion Treatment for chronic post-concussion symptoms.


Latest Athletic training Reference Libraries

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.