While fans focus when a receiver is trying to catch a pass, few notice the people on the sidelines -- the athletic trainers, doctors and physical therapists -- who stand ready to treat any athlete's injury.
Two weeks ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics' annual membership meeting in New Orleans featured a position statement, reported on in this space at the time, on cheerleader safety.
Most sports fans associate this month with madness, specifically the March Madness of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
A week ago, sitting just behind the White Sox dugout for their game against the Red Sox, I was able to see up close just how suddenly dangerous a splintering baseball bat can be.
On Aug. 30, the American Academy of Pediatrics published the results of a study which demonstrated a dramatic increase in emergency room visits for concussion among children between 1997 and 2007.
In May of last year, echoing baseball safety experts, I made a simple proposal.
Ever since the 1992 presidential election, politicians -- and economists -- have been fond of saying, "It's the economy, stupid."
Two weeks ago in this space, I said that given some recent rule changes at the high school level, athletic trainers (ATCs) were an absolute necessity for any interscholastic athletic program.
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