December 2002 Vol. XII, No. 9
A New Review
Looking to get more out of your annual performance review? One innovative idea is using a self-evaluation process, which can provide insight into your strengths and weaknesses in a new way.
By David Hill
Fron stretch cords to barefoot workouts, the number of new ideas in speed training cna seem overwhelming. This article aims to sort them all out -- as fast as possible
By Vern Gambetta
Treating the Athlete
When They're Down
Contrary to popular belief, student-athletes are no less susceptible to depression than anyone else. It's critical that athletic trainers know the warning signs and how to assist.
By David Hill
Going for the Gain
For most of us, gaining weight is pretty easy. But for the still-growing, on-the-go student, puttin on some extra pounds can be an uphill battle. These pages provide a comprehensive plan to help even your skinniest athletes bulk up.
By Heidi Skolnik and Andrea Chernus
Safe On Board
Training snowboarders involves increasing their power in all planes of motion. But just as important, it entails intensive stabilization training to help them avoid high-speed falls.
By Alan Russell
Blood, Sweat, and Tears
That's tears, as in a torn ACL, which along with two life-threatening blood disorders still couldn't keep Kristin Koetsier off the court.
By Guillermo Metz
Ready for the Real World
Advice from veteran athletic trainers on how to make the transition from student to certified athletic trainer as smooth as it can be.
By Jim Catalano
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