Administrators Point Out Potential Dangers of Energy Drinks
As energy drink consumption amps up among student-athletes, administrators are pointing out the potential dangers.
Trend Favors Smoking Bans at Parks, Pools and Rec Centers
Report: More P.E., Activity Programs Needed in Schools
Sports Medicine Director: Many Heat-Related Deaths Avoidable
Hazing Proposal Details Under Scrutiny in Illinois Senate
Rockefeller Introduces Federal Youth Sports Concussion Act
Old Farm Converted to Ballpark, Horse Trails
MLB's Yankees, Manchester City to Co-Own MLS Expansion Team
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Net-Zero Field House Is a Classroom and a Money Maker for The Putney School
The Putney School, a private, progressive secondary school in southeastern Vermont, sits on 500 acres that include a dairy farm, stands of sugar maples, vegetable gardens and hay fields.
Fitness Equipment Helps Facilities Harness User-Generated Energy
Back in 2007, members at Gainesville Health & Fitness might have noticed a young man planted behind an elliptical machine, "tinkering" (as he called it) with the unit's moving parts.
Is Jury Still Out on Recyclable Synthetic Turf?
The year 2010 saw the first synthetic turf field to be fully recycled.
How to Weed Out Trouble-Making High School Sports Fans
In a brief but volatile confrontation with a referee officiating his daughter's basketball game at Albuquerque, N.M.'s Volcano Vista High School in January, Paul Alfaro flung a vulgarity the official's way.
Tailgating Causes Trouble at Reliant Park
The game-day tradition of tailgating by fans without tickets is a problem for the Houston Texans.
One on One: Risk Control Expert Chris Rogers Warns Against Complacency
Rogers discusses the challenges of keeping spectators safe.
Former Wrestler Hudson Taylor Champions Tolerance
As a member of the nation's top-ranked high school wrestling team, Hudson Taylor was subjected to homophobic taunts as a teen.
Title IX Cases Warn Administrators to Address Facilities Disparities
Recent Title IX cases demonstrate that administrators must take a close look at their facilities and immediately begin to correct any disparities.
Boys' and Mens' Volleyball Participation Continues to Lag
Volleyball participation opportunities continue to lag for boys and men.
'Life of an Athlete' Helps Kids Make Smart Choices
On the final Saturday night in September, a group of student-athletes from Sun Prairie (Wis.) High School hosted the first all-school "dry party" — three hours of open gym and swim, inflatable jousting, plenty of pizza and college football on TV in the commons, with members of the football, soccer, volleyball and dance booster clubs donating their time and resources.
Evidence Suggests Marijuana Use Is Up Among College Student-Athletes
In June, federal prosecutors in Alexandria, Va., snuffed out a $2 million drug trafficking ring that allegedly recruited student-athletes to market California-grown marijuana on college campuses in Virginia and 10 other states.
Schools Seek New Ways to Combat Student-Athlete Alcohol Abuse
A parade of off-season DUI offenses has schools seeking new ways to combat student-athlete alcohol abuse.
Recent Team Bus Crashes Focus Attention on Seatbelts
For many observers, the 2007 bus crash that killed five members of the Bluffton University baseball team and two others had become a tragic but distant mile marker in the mind's rearview mirror.
New Jersey Sports Administrators May Have Found New Way to Level Playing Field
New Jersey sports administrators may have found a new way to level the playing field.
Athletic Departments Rethinking Ways to Make Travel Dollars Go Farther
Athletic departments are rethinking ways to make their travel dollars go farther.
Sports Injury Expert Dawn Comstock Talks Concussion Prevention
There are few better brains to pick on the subject of prep sports injuries than the one residing in Dawn Comstock's head. Eight years ago, the injury epidemiologist joined the faculty at Ohio State University and established as her first major research initiative the National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance System — an NFHS-endorsed online tool that hundreds of certified athletic trainers across the country use weekly to report injury exposure and incidents, logging up to 300 distinct variables for each injury in the process.
Grad Student Zack Goodman Researches Heart Rates in Ice Hockey
You've read reports of impact-sensing technology affixed to the interiors of football helmets, but you likely haven't heard of heart rate monitoring equipment tucked inside hockey pants ...
Can Cardio Exercise Aid in Concussion Recovery?
Long considered a forbidden activity for individuals with concussions, cardiovascular exercise is slowly becoming recognized as a recovery tool.
2013 AB Facility Madness: The Winner Is...
One on One: Author Scott Tinley Researches the Disposability of Athletes
A former triathlete explains what happens after athletes retire.
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