RECENT ARTICLES
  • Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) group and the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) Joint Response regarding 30% Protein Rule

    by Contributors: Randy Bird, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, Amy Bragg, RD, CSSD, LD, Amy Freel, MS, RD, Christine Karpinski, PhD, RD, CSSD, LDN, Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD, Travis Thomas, PhD, RD, CSSD, LD, and Kelly White, MS, RD, CSSD, LD January 2017

    Background:

    Discussion at the December 2014 Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports (CSMAS) meeting included consideration of the dietary protein needs of collegiate student-athletes. The Committee requested a joint response from the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) group and the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) regarding the state of the science and the state of practice within collegiate athletics on student-athlete dietary protein needs.

  • NCAA's 30 Percent Protein Calorie Rule Deregulated

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    The NCAA has overturned a regulation limiting the amount of protein permitted to be contained in supplements provided by an institution to its student-athletes.

  • NCAA Explores Use of Analytics in Bracket-Building

    by Shannon Ryan January 2017

    The NCAA basketball tournament used a seeding process for the first time in 1978. Four teams in each region received automatic bids as conference winners that season, and they were seeded based on their conference's win-loss record in the five previous tournaments.

  • District to Change Event Processes After Investigation

    by Nancy Bowman January 2017

    Tipp City Exempted Village Schools officials said they have made changes in procedures for handling money collected at athletic events and hiring workers for athletic events, both issues pointed out by State Auditors who scrutinized the district's finances.

  • Florida High School Track and Field Goes Metric

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In February, the Florida High School Athletic Association will become the first in the country to impose a metric measuring system on field events for all district, regional and state track and field championship meets.

  • Washington DOH Finds No Link Between Turf and Cancer

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    The Washington State Department of Health has released the results of an investigation wherein it examined the relationship between playing soccer on synthetic turf and the early development of cancer. The DOH partnered with researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health to investigate a list, compiled by the UW women’s assistant head soccer coach, of 53 Washington residents who both played soccer and developed cancer between the mid- ‘90s and the year 2016.

  • Texas Speaker: 'Bathroom Bill' Could Be Costly to State

    by John C Moritz January 2017

    House Speaker Joe Straus told a business group Wednesday that such a measure could undermine the state's ability to compete for jobs and commerce.

  • Eligibility Hearing Reinstates Ref-Hitting Rojas

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    On Tuesday, Victor Rojas, suspended from John Jay (San Antonio) in 2015 for attacking a game official on-field, was reinstated as an eligible participant in competitive sports for the 2017-18 school year by the University Interscholastic League.

  • UHSAA to Hold Hearing on Transfer Rule

    by Amy Donaldson January 2017

    The Utah High School Activities Association is petitioning the State Board of Education to reconsider a recent rule governing transfers of high school athletes.

  • Oliver Luck Details Work with NCAA

    by Mitch Vingle January 2017

    It's been just over 35 years since Oliver Luck donned the Old Gold and Blue as a quarterback for WVU and led the Mountaineers to a Peach Bowl victory over Wilber Marshall and Florida.