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Concussions Prevalent in Water Polo, First-of-Kind Survey Finds
Concussions Prevalent in Water Polo, First-of-Kind Survey Finds
A first-of-its-kind survey has confirmed what some water polo players - especially goalies - have long suspected: Concussions seem to be prevalent in the sport.
ACL Injuries and Post-Traumatic Arthritis
ACL Injuries and Post-Traumatic Arthritis
We all know someone who has torn their ACL. The vast majority of these athletes have surgery to reconstruct the ACL and return to their previous level of activity. However, we know that there is a high incidence of arthritis in patients who tear thei...
Athletic Trainers a Key Component of On-Field Success
Athletic Trainers a Key Component of On-Field Success
An unfortunate necessity in sports where bumps and bruises and breaks are unavoidable, athletic trainers can be as vital a part of a team as a quarterback or a point guard or a pitcher. When an injury occurs, athletic trainers, or ATs, make sure the at...
Understanding and Preventing ACL Injuries
Understanding and Preventing ACL Injuries
The ACL tear is the most devastating knee injury for all sports in terms of time loss from play and long-term consequences. Damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) can happen in any sport, but research suggests that athletes who participate in f...