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Thinking Through Return to Play Decisions

Posted by The Athletic Edge on Jun 5, 2015 7:00:00 AM

When do you keep an athlete on the bench and when do you put him or her back in the game? It can be a tough decision, one that has lifechanging implications for the athlete if he or she returns too soon. 

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Topics: Athletic Injuries, Young Athletes, College Athletes, Athletic Director, Student Athletes, Return to play, Athletic Trainers, Sports Medicine

The Importance of STUDENT Athletes

Posted by Athletic Edge on Apr 10, 2015 8:00:00 AM

It happens every spring as the entire nation tunes into the NCAA Final Four. In the excitement, it's easy to forget that these top athletes are also students. In this editorial published by the Huffington Post, Clark Power, a professor of psychology at Notre Dame, explains why the entire athletic experience--including academics--is so important in developing a well-rounded student athlete who flourishes in the classroom, on the field and later in his or her chosen profession. 

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Topics: College Athletes, Athletic Director, Student Athletes

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