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The Concussion Crisis: CHS football players, trainers discuss how to solve, overcome concussion problem in football

The Concussion Crisis: CHS football players, trainers discuss how to solve, overcome concussion problem in football

Misha Rekhter August 15, 2018

The crunch of the hit is the hardest to hear, the most devastating sound for the audience to bear. The mashing of bodies is haunting as the players hurl their collection of muscle and bone at one another...

RELAX AND RECOVER:
Spencer Gudgel, track athlete and senior, receives cupping therapy from certified athletic trainer Brittani Moore. Gudgel said cupping releases muscular stress by stimulating blood vessels, allowing for better blood flow. 
Sam Shi | Photo

Athletes use cryotherapy to help ease workout aches and pains

Sameen Siddiqui, Adam Spensley February 23, 2018

Spencer Gudgel, varsity men’s track runner and senior, said he is a fan of cryotherapy. Gudgel said during his freshman and sophomore years, he was recovering from a hamstring hip issue, and to recover...

“I’m definitely mentally stronger, but I think everyone gets mentally stronger. I mean you have to be mentally strong when you go through chemotherapy, but also I look at life in a whole different perspective now, especially because I wasn’t given that great of a chance to live, and you just get a sense of what’s really important, like family and what’s maybe not that important.” - Matt Cooper

Student athletes come back better than ever after suffering from major medical problems

Alina Husain, Reporter March 17, 2017

For most CHS students, Feb. 16, 2016 was just another normal day, but for Matt Cooper, student athlete and senior, it was a day that would change the rest of his life. On that day, Cooper was diagnosed...

WATER GIRL:
Senior Mallory Qualls fills waters as she watches the football team practice. Trainers do more than “water boy” duties and are essential to injured players, helping with recoveries by wrapping injuries and stretching out different muscles.

UNSEEN HEROES: CHS students play often unnoticed roles behind the scenes with injured athletes

sports August 18, 2016

At the end of every school day, Mallory Qualls, student athletic trainer and senior, walks down the trail to the football stadium’s training room. Shortly after arriving, she boards the bus with all...

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