Rancho Bernardo High School trainer leads team in life-saving effort

Two hours before last Friday’s basketball games, Rancho Bernardo High’s head athletic trainer, Robbie Bowers, reviewed with his team its emergency protocols.

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Governor Signs Concussion Management Measure into Law

Today, Assemblymember McCarty (D-Sacramento) announced the Governor signed Assembly Bill (AB) 2007, which will require youth...

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Will the elimination of kickoffs decrease head injuries ?

Will the elimination of kickoffs decrease head injuries in Pop Warner football? “Pop Warner bans kickoffs in hopes of protecting its youngest players.”

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Are synthetic playing surfaces hazardous?

  When doctors found Stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma in her lungs, Emily Prince had questions. The college biology major wanted to know why cancer would strike someone so young and healthy. She found little help in existing research, which has yet to clearly identify a cause for the disease. “I

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Speed trap: Pitchers risk greater injury

Proposed rule changes by Major League Baseball, designed to speed up the game by reducing time between pitches, could lead to a spike in arm injuries as players have less time to recover between throws, say researchers who have analyzed the impact of fatigue. Scientists looked specifically at the effect

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Henry Mayo Receives Harts of Gold Award

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital received a Hart of Gold award, presented by the William S. Hart Union High School District last Tuesday. This award was to recognize the business partnership between the school district and the hospital that made possible the hiring if six full-time certified athletic trainers. Glenn Dabatos,

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San Diego High Schools Athletic Trainers’ Association Honors Two with “Athletic Trainer of the Year” Award

Robbie Bowers, head athletic trainer at Rancho Bernardo High School, and Niki Dehner, head athletic trainer at Francis W. Parker School, have been co-named “Athletic Trainer of the Year” by the San Diego High Schools Athletic Trainers’ Association. The peer nominated award is given to athletic trainers who have demonstrated

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Head Athletic Trainer at Cypress College Named “2016 Athletic Trainer of the Year”

Scott Tucker, head athletic trainer at Cypress College, has been named the “2016 Athletic Trainer of the Year” by the California Community College Athletic Trainers’ Association (CCCAA) for his commitment to protecting student athletes and dedication to upholding the standards of the profession.  The sole certified athletic trainer at the

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