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Posted on Apr 30, 2013
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Hydrotherapy 101: SwimEx vs. HydroWorx
In November 2012, Iowa State Athletics opened the newly constructed Bergstrom Football Complex, which houses the state of the art Cyclone Athletic Health Care Center. With the addition of the HydroWorx 2000 underwater treadmill hydrotherapy system in this new facility; Iowa State becomes one of...
Posted on Mar 26, 2012
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March 2012 is National Athletic Training Month! The National Athletic Trainers' Association has given this year's celebration the slogan of "Athletic Trainers Save Lives." To highlight this point; we would like to share life saving stories of an Iowa State athletic trainer and other athletic trainers around the State of...
Posted on Feb 16, 2012
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Are You Staying Hydrated?
Do you know your hydration status? Are you doing something as simple as drinking more water throughout the day to help your body prepare for workouts and fight off illness? In a recent study, 66% of student-athletes were under-hydrated during testing immediately before a team practice. It...
Posted on Feb 7, 2012
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The Iowa State University Athletic Training Department is very proud to announce the Iowa Board of Regents has unanimously approved a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree. The BS in Athletic Training degree will begin to be offered in August 2012. The efforts of the athletic training education program...
Posted on Jan 28, 2012
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Concussions: Education, Testing, & Management
As we outline last week, education of coaches as well as student-athletes is a key component in our ability to identify and treat concussions. It is essential for all coaches to know and be able to recognize the most common signs and symptoms of concussion, so...
Posted on Jan 16, 2012
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As the NFL Playoffs and the NHL season are in full swing; we are reminded of athletic injuries and especially concussions on a daily basis through the news media. The amount of attention paid to concussions during television broadcasts and in newspaper publications has enabled for the transmission of a...
Posted on Nov 7, 2011
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It is the start of the cold and flu season.........upper respiratory infections (URI’s) or colds are infections of the airways and lungs. They can hinder training, competition, and everyday activities. Here is what you need to know.
WHAT CAUSES A COLD?
Colds are caused by any one of hundreds of viruses, called...
Posted on Nov 6, 2011
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The Cyclone winds of change are blowing in new and exciting developments for the athletic health care department. Thanks to the support of the ISU Athletics Department administration, there will have been more changes and upgrades implemented in personnel, facilities, and services in an 18 month time frame than at...