Athletic Training and Sports Health Care


Print ISSN: 1942-5864
Online ISSN: 1942-5872

Athletic Training & Sports Health Care is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication that provides contemporary athletic training and sports health care information and guidance to clinicians involved in a variety of allied health professions. The Journal publishes original research, case reviews, evidence-based reports, clinical columns, systematic reviews, and literature reviews from a variety of sports health care disciplines. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Columns including “Pearls of Practice,” “Team Physician,” “Professional Practice,” and “Clinical Round Table”
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 3 months after acceptance

  • Current Issue
  • November/December 2015
  • Volume 7 · Issue 6
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Protective Equipment Removal in the Pre-hospital Setting: We Got This!

Erik E. Swartz, PhD, ATC, FNATA

Professional Practice

Importance of the Pre-event Sports Health Care Team Medical Time-out

James C. Vailas, MD

Original Research

Head Acceleration, Time, and Difficulty During Helmet Removal With and Without Facemask Removal

Brad D. Endres, ATC, CSCS; Erik E. Swartz, PhD, ATC, FNATA; W. Steven Tucker, PhD, ATC; Laura C. Decoster, ATC

Original Research

The Effect of Football Shoulder Pad Removal Technique and Equipment Removal Training on Cervical Spine Motion, Time to Task Completion, and Perceived Task Difficulty

Catherine S. Lenhardt, MA, ATC; Jason P. Mihalik, PhD, CAT(C), ATC; Robert C. Lynall, MS, ATC; Melissa A. Fraser, MS, ATC; Meredith A. Petschauer, PhD, ATC; Erik E. Swartz, PhD, ATC, FNATA

Original Research

Motion Created in an Unstable Cervical Spine During the Removal of a Football Helmet: Comparison of Techniques

Dewayne N. DuBose, PhD, LAT, ATC, NCPT; Sean Connolly, BS; Brian Hatzel, PhD, AT, ATC; Laura Ann Zdziarski, BS, LAT, ATC; Gianluca Del Rossi, PhD, LAT, ATC; Ira Hill, PhD; Mark Prasarn, MD; Glenn Rechtine, MD; MaryBeth Horodyski, EdD, LAT, ATC, FNATA

Original Research

Cutting the Lacrosse Helmet Chinguard for Facemask Removal

Katherine A. Frick, MS, ATC; Thomas G. Bowman, PhD, ATC

Original Research

Time and Head and Neck Movement Associated With Lacrosse Helmet Facemask Removal

Richard J. Boergers, PhD, ATC; Genevieve Pinto Zipp, PT, EdD; Lee Cabell, EdD; Sue Ann Sisto, PT, PhD