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  • Update: Oregon Suspends Coach Over Rhabdo Episode

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Three football players were hospitalized and several others were left slightly the worse-for-wear following an intensive, post-break strength and conditioning workout at the University of Oregon.

  • Bridging the Gap Between the Medical and Fitness Industries

    by Emily Attwood January 2017

    Recognizing the role of physical activity in preventing and treating medical conditions, the American College of Sports Medicine launched its Exercise is Medicine® campaign in 2008. Since then, the program has worked to bring together the medical and fitness communities, as well as the general population, to work toward a united healthcare continuum. It's a difficult process. Despite the recognized role of physical activity in overall health, healthcare providers have been reluctant to refer patients to a fitness facility. "They can control their patients within the healthcare system walls, but once they leave, the doctors generally didn't trust community programming because there was no reassurance, no quality-control component," says Adrian Hutber, vice president for EIM.

  • New Product Roundup: RFID Locks | Cloud-Based Fitness | Aquatic Training

    by AB Staff January 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the January | February 2017 issue.

  • Gym Sued After Ex-Employee Caught Filming Members

    by Jason Scott January 2017

    An ex-employee at a Nebraska Planet Fitness location has gotten his former employer in legal trouble for his predatory behavior.

  • AB's Top 10 Stories of 2016

    by AB Staff December 2016

    It was another eventful year in the athletics, fitness and recreation industries in 2016. Take a look at some of the top highlights that we covered at AB this year.

  • Tough Mudder Looks to Offer Boutique Fitness in 2017

    by Jason Scott December 2016

    Tough Mudder, the operator of a popular obstacle race of the same name, is set to launch a chain of fitness boutiques next year, according to the New York Business Journal.

  • Designing Training Spaces to Maximize Limited Practice Time

    by Nate Appleman December 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Product Spotlight: Indoor Sports Surfaces

    by AB Staff December 2016

    Indoor sports surfacing products as seen in the November/December 2016 issue of Athletic Business:

  • Building Campus Housing with Student-Athletes in Mind

    by Anita Moran December 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

    Players at the University of Kansas made headlines last fall when they moved into Marie S. McCarthy Hall, an $11.2 million modern apartment complex that boasts a list of amenities specific to elite athletes. Similar residences have been built at Kentucky, Auburn, Oklahoma and North Carolina State.

    On the surface, such venues appear to be the latest weapon in the recruiting arms race among the nation's top athletics programs, but there's more to it than that.

  • New Product Roundup: Cardio Equipment | Deck Drains | Building Frames

    by AB Staff December 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.