Donnelly Examines Muscle Activation and Strength in Chronic Ankle Instability

Assistant Athletic Trainer Linsdy Donnelly, MEd, ATC recently published an article in Foot and Ankle International entitled, Eversion Strength and Surface Electromyography Measures With and Without Chronic Ankle Instability Measured in 2 Positions. The purpose of this study was to compare muscle activation of the peronus longus and brevis and force measures in two testing positions in groups with and without chronic ankle instability. The research found that the chronic ankle instability group had…

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Stanford Researchers Evaluate Efficacy of Prevention Program

Stanford researchers recently investigated the effects of the F-MARC 11+ injury prevention warm-up program on changes to biomechanical risk factors for ACL injury in youth female soccer players. The team analyzed a variety of movements using motion capture technology, including cutting and jumping tasks. Their most notable finding was a reduction in peak knee valgus moment, a primary risk factor for ACL injury, during a jump landing task, suggesting the F-MARC 11+…

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Stanford Sports Medicine Assists with Disaster Relief

It is always hard to really put into perspective the reality of natural disasters, especially when they occur across the country. After reading about the flooding in Louisiana, Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina and seeing the opportunity to help people in that area two members of Stanford Sports Medicine sprang into action.  “We read about it, see it on the news, but we aren’t able to grasp how difficult it can…

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Phelps Hired as Applied Sports Scientist

Chase Phelps joined The Farm in June 2016 as an Applied Sports Scientist for the Department of Athletics. Prior to coming to Stanford, he began his career in the Human Performance field in various intern and assistant strength and conditioning coach roles at Radford University, Old Dominion and IMG Performance Institute respectively. In 2011, he was hired as the Director of Athletic Performance at Hampton University where he oversaw all aspects of their…

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Lyons Wins Special Recognition Award From FWATA

On July 15th the Far West Athletic Trainers Association presented Sarah Lyons MS, ATC, PES with the 2016 Special Recognition Award at the awards banquet during the FWATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium in Kona, HI. Sarah was nominated by her colleague Matt Mills, MA, ATC, PES, CKTP with support letter from Stanford Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach, Kristen Smyth, Director of Athletic Training, Scott Anderson MA, ATC, FMSC, DNSP and…

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Anderson Wins Stanny for Most Inspirational Athletic Trainer

On May 16th Cardinal Council SAAC voted Scott Anderson, MA, ATC, FMSC, DNSP held the 4th Annual STANNY Awards at Hewlett Auditorium. The STANNY Awards is Cardinal Council’s way of celebrating all of the Stanford Athletics’ accomplishments throughout the year. Four members of the Stanford Sports Medicine team were nominated for the 2016 Most Inspirational Athletic Trainer. “We were so happy to expand our awards a little to recognize people…

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Stanford Athletic Trainers Lecture at Japanese Universities

Assistant Athletic Trainers Sarah Lyons, MS, ATC and Katelin Knox, MS, ATC, recently traveled to Japan to lecture and interview potential students for Stanford’s International Affiliate Clinical Training Program (IACTP). Stanford Sports Medicine offers a unique opportunity to international undergraduate students to learn from some of most skilled and diverse clinicians in the United States. The first of two visits was Chukyo University, Nagoya Campus. Chukyo is a private university in Aichi…

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Stanford Athletic Trainers Attend International Football Medicine Conference

Assistant Athletic Trainers Lindsy Donnelly, MEd, ATC and Brian White, MAE, ATC, CSCS recently attended the Annual Football Medicine Strategies Conference in London, England from April 9-11, 2016. The conference which was dedicated to the aspect of “Return to Play”, was attended by professionals from 83 countries across the globe. Although it was catered primarily to the aspects of medical care for soccer players, there were many topics which were applicable to all sports and athletes, including the…

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