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College protocol helps concussed early, often

Mitchell Smith October 23, 2014

A severe head injury, especially the kind with the potential to recur, is a student's and athlete's worst nightmare. Although they attract the most controversy at the professional and D-I levels of athletics,...

Athletes Gain Crucial Benefits from Sleep

Athletes Gain Crucial Benefits from Sleep

Marah Alindogan December 12, 2013

Between classes, extracurricular activities and much-needed study breaks, sleep can be a luxury rarely offered to college students. However, sleep can take on a whole new meaning as a collegiate athlete....

Trainers Give Their All for Athletes

Marah Alindogan October 17, 2013

Injuries are not enjoyable for any athlete. Yet, as an athlete who suffered an ACL tear during my collegiate career, the athletic training room became my second home due to the many hours of knee rehabilitation....

Concussed at Whitman: A personal account

Sylvie Luiten November 17, 2011

Elbow, Apple, Carpet, Saddle, Bubble. If you have ever suspected that you had a head injury, chances are you have been asked to remember these five words and repeat them to test your immediate memory....

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