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    March 2, 2015

    Motivating with the missile analogy

    by Jeff Janssen

    Competitiveness is the most powerful weapon you can have in your team's arsenal. And a big part of your responsibility as a coach is to teach your athletes what it means to compete and to help bring out the competitor inside of them. As with most important things in life, this is much easier said than done. It is hard enough to get your athletes to fully comprehend exactly what it means to compete, let alone teach them how to do it consistent...

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    February 26, 2015

    Updates on sports concussions

    by George G.A. Pujalte

    A concussion consists of clinical symptoms stemming from a brain shaken by external forces. It is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and is sometimes called a “mild TBI,” although this term is used for injuries other than those sustained in sports. The comparative incidence of concussions in interscholastic sports and the concussion rate appear to be increasing. About two to four million concussions in the U.S. are related to sports, i...

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    February 23, 2015

    Hazing continues to be a problem

    by Dr. David Hoch

    With all the articles, position statements and presentations that have been produced over the years, one might think that hazing has been thoroughly addressed. For a long time, we heard very little about it. This fall, however, high school football hazing and bullying incidents in two states brought the issue to light again. Clearly, more work needs to be done. In both cases, hazing took place in areas generally thought of as very good scho...

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    February 19, 2015

    Establishing power points in offseason programs

    by Ken Mannie

    With many athletic programs in the midst of their offseason programs, this is a prime opportunity to discuss one of the critical components of physical training: power development. Coaches across the country are working diligently with their athletes in lifting and running programs, all of which are designed to address this area, and we would like to offer our perspectives. Let’s cut right to the chase and discuss the some of the key vari...

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    February 16, 2015

    Protecting your athletes

    by Kevin Hoffman

    Choosing a brace isn’t the most exciting decision an athlete will ever make, but it just might be the most important one. Timothy McGuine, senior scientist in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin, has experimented with all types of ankle braces and it’s easy to see why most athletes are in no hurry wear them during competition. Some are bulky and restrictive, creating fear that they could negative...

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Seth Davis offers ideas for college basketball makeover

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