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Tips to Maximize Muscle Recovery

There’s no downplaying the importance of eating healthy foods and getting a good night’s sleep in enhancing muscle recovery from training. No matter how healthy of a lifestyle you’re living, no... more »

Blood Flow Restriction Training For Injured Tactical Athletes

Blood flow restriction training, also known as BFR or occlusion training, helps athletes — both tactical and sport — recover from injury or surgery. It uses special equipment to safely prevent lo... more »

Thermal Behaviors May Differ Between Genders

After a hard workout, you might see athletes splash cold water on their faces, sling a wet towel around their necks, or standing in front of a fan. Researchers call these actions “thermal behaviors... more »

Spiritual Readiness: The Missing Link of the H2F Program?

When the term spiritual is brought up, it’s often associated with a connection to a higher power. But that is only part of the definition in the eyes of the Army. They see spirituality as an indivi... more »

Indiana Athletic Trainers Working with Police, Fire, & EMTs

While you are likely to find an athletic trainer on the sidelines of a football field on a Friday or Saturday, some Indiana athletic trainers are lending their expertise to help local police, fire, a... more »

The Science Behind Cold Water Immersion & Muscle Recovery

Spending five or 10 minutes in cold, icy water has been thought to improve muscle recovery and enhance future athletic performance. This practice, commonly referred to as cold water immersion or i... more »

NMRTC Bremerton Corpsmen Training for Operational Readiness

With operational readiness the priority of the Navy surgeon general, it’s up to all Navy Medicine Readiness Training Commands to ensure that’s a core mission. A recent story from Navy Press Of... more »

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Ref’s Life During Basketball Game

An off-duty Ohio firefighter's instincts kicked in to save a life while playing in a men's league basketball game over the weekend. Myles Copeland is a firefighter for the Toledo (OH) Fire and Res... more »