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Logan Storley works out with a punching bag and gloves

Sanford MMA athletes see great benefit in partnership

Medical team makes sure athletes are in good shape before bouts and long after
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read
Courtney Thompson holds a volleyball while speaking to a circle of youth players on the volleyball court at the Sanford Pentagon.

Two-time Olympian counsels and coaches at Pentagon

'Mental coaching' teaches athletes ups and downs are part of the fun
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Lisa MacFadden stands in front of a Sanford Sports Science Institute sign. She serves as director of the institute.

Lisa MacFadden makes research look like a game

Biomechanical engineer oversees studies on golf, other sports for Sanford Health
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 16 min read
A line of cross country runners' legs are shown in this illustration for a story about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy/

Athletic sudden collapse could be serious heart condition

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is common genetic heart condition
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
College football player and Rep 1 Sports athlete Matt Hennessy runs on a treadmill with a Sanford Health staff member timing him. A red sign in the background says Sanford Sports Science Institute.

Sanford POWER teams with Rep 1 Sports to help NFL prospects

Athletes will get Sanford expertise and training in California and South Dakota
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 4 min read
A golfer, Randall Brouwer, tees off at Great Shots on a winter day.

Golfers get year-round opportunity to improve at Great Shots

'The offseason is a time when you can really get some work done'
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
Sanford Health's Dr. Bruce Piatt has worked with the North Dakota State football program for 23 years and will be on the sidelines with the Bison for their eighth national championship game this week in Frisco, Texas.

NDSU, Sanford Health share strong connections in title run

Sanford doctors have worked with Bison during string of national football titles
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read
resolutions: runners drinking water

3 New Year’s resolutions athletes can work on this year

Don't set yourself up to feel defeated by too-big resolutions and diets that don’t work.
Lizzie Kasparek Lizzie Kasparek 7 min read
anti-gravity treadmill: therapist coaches patient ethnic diversity

Anti-gravity treadmill promotes healing with weightlessness

By protecting weaker tissue, technology helps all ages and experience levels
Avatar Michelle Erpenbach 4 min read
Worthington High School football players run onto Trojan Field wearing black and red uniforms and high-fiving football alumni.

Sanford Health pledges gift to Worthington athletic facility

$1 million to be paid out over 10 years to improve Trojan Field
Shawn Neisteadt Shawn Neisteadt 5 min read