Jaclyn Kaylor Donovan, MBA, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, has always loved the Olympics. At age 16, she tried out for the 1996 Olympic softball team, but unfortunately did not earn a spot. More than two decades later, her Olympic dream finally came to fruition through working with Olympic athletes as an athletic trainer.
College of Health Sciences Athletic Training student Jordan Light was recently a contributing columnist in the Lexington Herald-Leader.
With the spring sports season in full swing, parents of young athletes are busy coordinating carpool schedules to practice, purchasing proper sports equipment and soothing muscle soreness caused by competitive play. But often, parents overlook two important factors influencing sports performance — nutrition and hydration.