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Sanford sports scientists studying ways to make MMA safer

LFA 64 event brings fighters to Sanford Pentagon this Friday
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 6 min read

Wrist clinical trial hopes to heal with stem cell therapy

In the future, your own cells could rebuild injured areas.
Avatar Ashley Schwab 7 min read
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Scientists help Sanford stand out at Final Four convention

Munce, Dorman of Sanford Sports Science Institute show technology to coaches
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 4 min read
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Sanford Pentagon visits Final Four to meet up with coaches

Watch a virtual reality tour of the Sanford Pentagon
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 5 min read

POWER training program for kids starts June 3 in Vermillion

Sanford POWER's goal is to help athletes improve and prevent injuries.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 min read
South Dakota State University in the Sweet 16

SD native Paiton Burckhard excited to make history with SDSU

SDSU women play Friday night in NCAA Division I tournament's Sweet 16
Avatar Charlie Schuknecht 6 min read
Darrius Shepherd Sanford POWER

Darrius Shepherd trains at Sanford POWER for Pro Day

"I sat down with the coaches and trainers here ... and I was all on board."
Chad Curry Chad Curry 5 min read
Male basketball player shooting

Athletic trainer helps keep ankle injury from ending season

An ankle injury interrupted but didn't end the basketball season for Troy Hilz.
Alexandra Johnson Alexandra Johnson 7 min read
Matt Cullen, professional hockey player, at Sanford POWER weight room

POWER hosts strength & conditioning clinics for coaches

Attend a clinic April 12-13 in Fargo or April 26-27 in Sioux Falls.
Avatar Andrew Schwarz 5 min read
Elling and Hawley return to halftime huddle

Athletic trainer not just for college, pro teams: slideshow

More high schools tapping Sanford Health expertise: "Where there's sports, there's injury."
Erin Heinert Erin Heinert 8 min read