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  • coaching football
    March 26, 2015

    Coaching football at small schools

    by Zach Wagner

    At small schools all around the country resources are scarce, coach to player ratios are unbalanced, football players are learning both sides of the ball and special teams, and time is a precious commodity. Head coaches have to assure themselves that they are getting the most efficient use out of the coaching staff, players and practice time. And that can be accomplished with precise time management, creativity and thinking outside of the box. ...

  • fish
    March 23, 2015

    Eating for pleasure and performance

    by Suzanne Girard Eberle

    Eating well is an art and a science. It requires balancing three equally important factors: nutrition, convenience and pleasure. For many performance-oriented teens and adults, however, dire nutrition headlines, scary food recalls and health experts acting as the food police have conspired to squelch the pleasure principle. Those who do take pleasure in food and enjoy what they eat often feel guilty for doing so and worry endlessly about their...

  • young football player
    March 19, 2015

    The science of hydration

    by George G.A. Pujalte

    The total water content of the human body, which is composed primarily of water, is tightly regulated. The size of the body’s cells must remain relatively constant throughout activity, and the body accomplishes this through various processes of homeostasis. The International Olympic Committee stipulates that during exercise fluid intake should prevent a dehydration rate of more than two percent body mass and yet not be so excessive as to res...

  • Camas High School football coach
    March 16, 2015

    Constructing Camas football

    by Kevin

    Every state has its perennial powerhouses, but the Camas football team was never one of them. They were a stepping stone. The kind of team coaches might barely glance at before fixating their attention on something deemed more worthy of their time. Camas High School was comparatively miniature to other programs in southwestern Washington, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. The city’s paltry population didn’t exactly p...

  • weight room
    March 12, 2015

    Maximizing your weight room

    by Greg Bates

    When it came time for Georgia Tech to upgrade its weight room, John Sisk wasn’t going to waste the opportunity. The university’s director of player development had redone two facilities at other high-profile colleges, so he knew what to expect. He just needed to decide what equipment was best suited for the school’s student-athletes. Colleges and high schools around the country are making sure the needs of their athletes are met for e...

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NCAA ‘concerned’ about new law in Indiana

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Florida legislature could dismantle state athletic association

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