• Virginia Tech Report to Reveal Unsafe Hockey Helmets

    by Tom Mahon, Daily News Staff Writer March 2015

    Your kid plays hockey, so you shell out a little extra and buy a quality helmet to protect his or her noggin. Good idea, right? Yes and no.

  • Gym Equipment Survey: Win a $250 Gift Card

    by AB Staff March 2015

    No one knows gymnasium athletic equipment better than Athletic Business readers; as such, we invite you to put your expertise to good use by participating in a short survey. What factors do you consider before choosing how you will renovate, repair, or launch new athletic facility building projects? Let us know! With a short four-minute survey, your opinion can impact the future of the gymnasium athletic equipment industry!

  • Product Spotlight: Star Trac BoxMaster (Sponsored)

    by AB Staff March 2015

    Star Trac's education market manager John Brey explains why the BoxMaster® is the new form of boxing style conditioning that will wow clients in any facility. Shot at the University of Missouri's Student Recreation Complex, this video shows how the BoxMaster® is being utilized to engage people of all ages and abilities in group exercise classes.

  • Blog: The Buzz from IHRSA 2015

    by Stuart Goldman March 2015

    There was a lot of buzz in the room during Bill McBride’s session last Wednesday at the IHRSA show in Los Angeles.

    True, attendees were interested in what McBride had to say about “Progressive Opportunities in the Health and Fitness Industry.” But what literally created the buzz was the noise from the headsets worn by international attendees. A row of glassed-in interpreters sat in the back of the room to deliver McBride’s session in Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Russian.

  • Sponsored Video: Kifco Irrigation Solutions

    by AB Staff March 2015

    Kifco is a leading provider of water-reels, hoses, pumps and sprinklers based in the USA. Whether you are watering one football field or irrigating multiple playing and practice fields for football, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, or golf courses, Kifco® has the perfect traveler for the job.

  • NCAA Expediting High-Def Replays During Tournaments

    by Stephen Hawkins March 2015

    The NCAA for the first time will use a replay system that captures live high-definition video from multiple angles for immediate review.

  • New Rules Inevitable as Drone Sales, Usage Take Off

    by Chicago Daily Herald March 2015

    Privacy and safety concerns are prompting a gust of proposed state and federal rules and regulations in 2015 that may bring the drone phenomenon down to earth. Or not.

  • Air Force Football Players Tracked with Helmet Sensors

    by Brent Briggeman March 2015

    Six Falcons players -- three on offense, three on defense -- were fitted with Riddell's Sideline Response System for a test during a spring scrimmage.

  • U. of South Carolina Fitted with Sensor Mouthguards

    by Post & Courier (Charleston, SC) March 2015

    The football concussion discussion is dominated by scary studies, premature deaths, suicides, lawsuits, more studies. Official progress is as elusive as discount surgery for those concerned about the brain health of athletes, particularly college students

  • Study: MRIs Can Aid in Concussion Treatment


    An imaging technique that measures blood flow in the brain could give doctors the first objective tool for treating athletes with concussions, Albuquerque researchers found in a new study.