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specialtopics Heat Stroke - It's Not JUST a Game Heat Stroke - It's Not JUST a Game

Heat Stroke is the term most people use. But did you know that Heat Stroke is the last stage of Heat Related Illness? Unfortunately, most of us know far too little about the earlier stages of Heat Related Illness - the stages where awareness and quick action can actually prevent Heat Stroke. Knowledge of the symptoms and treatment of Heat Related Illness can literally mean the difference between like and death. In this video series, Steven Brobst of Champion Sports Medicine goes through the signs and treatment of each stage of Heat Related Illness, as well as how to avoid heat injuries. In this series you'll also find information on general Emergency Preparedness and safety issues related to nutritional supplements and steroids. Learn how the National Center for Sports Safety can serve as a resource for your athletic program. The primary goal of a winning team is safety.

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specialtopics Body Weight Warm ups Body Weight Warm ups

We hear it all the time "...we really had a chance but had to many injuries to clinch a play off berth." If this is something you've said, consider your warm-up routines. Tristan Tillette covers core warm ups that lead to strenght and speed progressions.

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specialtopics Training Athletes: Recovery Time and Performance Training Athletes: Recovery Time and Performance

Why is recovery time so essential? How much recovery time is enough? It depends on the athlete. "Athletes are individuals," says Dr. Phillip Bishop of the University of Alabama. That can be a strange concept for coaches who spend much of their time building a Team. But, for maximum performance, coaches have to "study the individual." Dr. Bishop explains the physiology of training athletes and the necessity of adequate recovery time. He also offers practical ways for coaches to evaluate athletic performance and recovery time needs. Coaching is changing. But, we'll help you stay ahead of the game!

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specialtopics Metabolic Function in Athletic Training: VO2 Max and Lactic Acid Metabolic Function in Athletic Training: VO2 Max and Lactic Acid

Dr. Phillip Bishop discusses two metabolic functions that have made their way into athletic training in an often misunderstood way: VO2Max (maximal oxygen uptake) and Lactic Acid production. Dr. Bishop discusses both, explaining their relationship to training and separating the myths from the realities.

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specialtopics Proper Nutrition for Athletes Proper Nutrition for Athletes

Dr. Wanda Swiger, Athletic Trainer for Huntingdon College, discusses proper nutrition for athletes in this video series. Proper nutrition, which includes hydration, is essential to keeping athletes safe. But, it's also essential for success. How much and what types of foods and fluids athletes should consume are covered, as well as when players should eat and drink. This is a valuable video series for coaches, players, and parents.

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