Thursday, August, 15, 2013
Sports Advocate Blasts NCAA Concussion Policy
The NCAA has been under plenty of heat lately.
Thursday, August, 01, 2013
VIDEO: Augie Nieto Continues to Wow
You can't help but be inspired by Augie Nieto.
Sure, he acquired fame and fortune as he transformed Life Fitness from an operation he ran out of his garage into one of the world's leading fitness equipment companies, but his fight for a cure for ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, has made him a true legend.
Wednesday, July, 24, 2013
Tankinis In, Tube Socks Out in D.C. Pools Dress Code
Planning on wearing jean shorts and your favorite halter top to the pool this week? If you're in our nation's capital, you better think again.
Tuesday, July, 23, 2013
Another Breakthrough in Concussion Research
According to a recent study, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have developed a new way to measure the cumulative effect of impacts to the head suffered by football players.
Tuesday, July, 23, 2013
'Transformative Change' Coming to College Athletics
The days of the NCAA as we know it are numbered -- at least according to Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby. Last week it was SEC commissioner Mike Slive taking a few subtle jabs at the NCAA. Yesterday, Bowlsby took those comments one step further.
Friday, July, 19, 2013
Are High-Tech Football Helmets Any Safer?
Here at AB, we write a lot about concussions and player safety. We write about recovering from concussions. If it deals with concussions, it's always a popular topic with our readers.
Thursday, July, 11, 2013
Syracuse Unveils Plans for New Practice Facility
Syracuse University is building off its successful 2012 athletic season, literally. The school unveiled plans for a $17 million indoor practice facility on Tuesday.
Wednesday, July, 10, 2013
Kentucky to Renovate Rupp Arena
Monday, July, 08, 2013
Aerobic Test Could Save Athletes' Lives
Heat-related deaths nationwide have been on the rise since 1975, and athletic programs everywhere are looking at ways to combat that trend. Notre Dame High School in Lawrence Township, N.J., is among the schools leading the charge, as its football players recently underwent a cutting-edge Aerobic Strength Test.
Tuesday, July, 02, 2013
Judge: Yoga in Public Schools Doesn't Teach Religion
On the surface, teaching kids yoga in a public school sounds like a reasonable idea. It's a popular exercise activity and helps kids stay in shape. But nothing is ever as simple as it seems.
Friday, May, 30, 2014
Blog: Six Facilities That Left Me Floored
When I was invited by Regupol America to tour several athletic and fitness facilities earlier this month, I had no idea what I was in for. Working for AB, we know how important the right kind of flooring is — it impacts everything from acoustics and aesthetics to cost and usability — but it takes getting out of the office and seeing the details up close to really understand how flooring can make an impact.
Monday, March, 17, 2014
News and Notes From the IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Floor
There’s nothing like attending a good trade show, especially in the fitness industry. The equipment, the innovation, the music, the energy, the people… Whether it’s our show or IHRSA, I consider attending these shows to be one of the perks of my job.
Monday, February, 10, 2014
Blog: Don't Let Sexual Orientation Define Sam
"I'm not afraid to tell the world who I am. I'm Michael Sam: I'm a college graduate. I'm African American, and I'm gay," he said. "I'm comfortable in my skin."
Friday, December, 13, 2013
RG3's Best Qualities Transcend Football
A man best known for his athletic accomplishments does his best work off the field.
Tuesday, October, 29, 2013
Blog: 9 Social Media Dos and Don'ts for Student-Athletes
A professor of mine in journalism school at Missouri once said (actually, he tweeted): "Social media is like a gun. Smart people will use it as a useful tool, not-so-smart people will shoot themselves in the foot with it."
Thursday, October, 10, 2013
Blog: The Wussification Has to Stop
First there were youth sports leagues that stopped keeping score for fear of someone having hurt feelings. Then there's the football league in California that does keep score, but penalizes the teams that win by too much. Now, it appears we've reached a level of softness even Charmin can't match.