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 •  April 9

Autism Awareness Baseball Challenge iphone video Greg Tufaro A quintet of mentors from the Greater Middlesex Conference were inducted into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame during an awards luncheon at the Westin Princeton in Forrestal Village on Sunday. Ed Bobal (J.F. Kennedy boys soccer), Kevin Brady (East Brunswick girls...

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 •  March 19

What's happening and what you need to know in Central Jersey. STAFF VIDEO BY JOE MARTINO Q: Regarding the reasons for eating disorders in female athletes, do competitive pressures figure in? A: Competitive pressures definitely can contribute to reasons for developing an eating disorder. We know that athletes in sports that require subjective...

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 •  September 18, 2017

Wochit | Greg Tufaro Metuchen High School’s inaugural Proving Ground Team Building Challenge, of which The Marisa Tufaro Foundation was a beneficiary, was such a resounding success that Board of Education member Justin Manley hopes the event will grow in the future. “It’s my hope and commitment that we work this next year to make it an even bigger...

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 •  August 14, 2017

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association is among the best in the country in the area of managing injury risk to high school student-athletes, according to the Korey Stringer Institute’s national ranking of statewide athletic associations. The NJSIAA, which has long been a leader in implementing and adopting safety protocols,...

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 •  August 2, 2017

Wochit | Greg Tufaro Sen. Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. held a press conference at Metuchen High School on Wednesday to educate others about the risks of exertional heat stroke and heat exhaustion for student-athletes, but it was the state legislator himself who learned some paramount information about a potentially life-saving device. Christina Emrich, a...

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 •  May 28, 2017

STAFF VIDEO BY GREG TUFARO Rutgers University head baseball coach Joe Litterio could not have been more pleased with the way Monroe’s coaching staff and athletic trainer handled future Scarlet Knight Eric Heatter in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament championship game. Heatter, a senior southpaw who leads the league in ERA, experienced...

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 •  November 29, 2016

Zach Carlisle doesn't talk much, but he was always able to open up to his therapy dog Delilah. Zach has autism and social anxiety. His world was rocked when Delilah went missing last year. Watch their sweet reunion. Tens of millions of Americans suffer from back pain, neck issues, and other spine-related conditions, at a cost of nearly $100...

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 •  November 15, 2016

Shore Pole Dance and Fitness offers an unconventional workout. Whether you are a scholastic player or weekend warrior, you owe your body proper tools for injury prevention. Buy Photo Few sports are more demanding on the body than hockey, which nuances the physicality and toughness to withstand crushing checks against the boards with the burst to...

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 •  June 7, 2016

Why you need the MyCentralJersey mobile app Wochit (Photo: ~File) As the summer kicks off and 5K running season ramps up, many people are finding themselves hitting the pavement multiple times per week to train for those races. Getting outdoors and exercising is great way to feel your best every day, but only if we are training properly and...

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 •  May 3, 2016

NJSIAA recommends protocols to combat prescription drug abuse (Photo: ~File) The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Medical Advisory Committee, citing a nationwide epidemic of prescription medication abuse, announced on Monday multiple recommendations to combat an issue that the governing body says “has struck particularly hard...