Get Your Butterflies Flying in Formation

Lisa Feldman Barrett is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and author of How Emotions are Made. In a recent interview, she identified a necessary truth: “Your brain didn’t evolve for you to think and feel and see, it actually evolved for you to control your body.” It’s a fact we too often…

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Alabama adds another top prospect: Sports Medicine Fellow Dr. Aloiya Earl

During the month of August, in the muggy Alabama heat, Nick Saban grants his players one opportunity to acknowledge the obvious: it’s hot. After that, the athlete must make one of two decisions: find a way to change the late-summer climate, or find a way to effectively deal with the heat. Repeatedly complaining about the…

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Triple Salchows, Accurate Looking, and the Role of Exercise in Concussion Rehab

Although it was a typically sunny day in Colorado Springs, it was cold beside the ice rink in the Olympic Training Center. On assignment with the Good Athlete Project, a fellow coach and I stood against the glass watching elite athletes make toe loop, axel, and salchow jumps look easy. We stood there in awe,…

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