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    "The Future of Sports Management"

    Posted by admin on Mar 5, 2012 1:05:24 PM

    Author Glenn Wong recently spoke to prospective sports professionals and students alike about “The Future of Sports Management.” Sponsored by the Association of Diversity in Sport (ADS), the event took place at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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    Topics: New Edition, Author, author, new edition, Sports, sports

    New 5-Star Review: Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity

    Posted by admin on Nov 22, 2011 11:43:12 AM

    Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity has received 5-stars from Doody’s Review Service!

    Reviewer Jason S. McVeigh, MS,PT, SCS, ATC, LAT from University of Tennessee at Knoxville writes: "While no single book can ever prepare clinicians for every situation they will face in their career, this one provides a critical starting point for its readers. Dr. Casa and his colleagues do an extraordinary job...

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    Topics: Review, review, Doody's, Sports, death, sports, sudden death

    New Releases in CourseSmart: Health Science & Health Administration

    Posted by admin on Aug 4, 2011 9:12:54 AM

    New CourseSmart Releases in Health Science:

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    Topics: New Edition, administration, health administration, Health Science, nutrition, Public Health, Law, new edition, finance, Human Sexuality, National Health, Personal Health, Sports, USA, athletic training, Finance, Healthy living, Policies, sports

    Expert Aims to Prevent Sudden Death in Sport

    Posted by admin on Apr 6, 2011 11:30:07 AM

    "On August 8, 1985, somewhere between 11:00 and 11:10 p.m. EST, the path of my life unfurled in front of me. I have nearly no memory of approximately 6 hours of my life, while I was in a coma, due to the severe exertional heat stroke."

    In the foreword to the groundbreaking new text, Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity, Doug Casa tells the amazing story behind his quest to prevent sudden death in sport.

    The Confluence of Conspiring Factors

    Kent Scriber, EdD, ATC, PT
    Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
    Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

    "Almost every year since the early 1980s, I have served as a volunteer athletic trainer for the New York State Empire State Games (ESG). These annual Games, generally held in late July, serve as a statewide Olympic-type event for several thousand amateur athletes. I was assigned as the head athletic trainer for Athletics (track and field) during the 1985 Empire State Games that were held in Buffalo, New York. Although this was quite some time ago, I vividly recall a frightening life-threatening scenario that has had a tremendous impact on me in many ways.

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    Topics: New Text, New text, preventative measures, Sports, sports

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