Vikings To Provide High School Athletic Trainers The Minnesota Vikings will provide athletic trainers for high school football programs in the Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts during the upcoming season. The Vikings announced Monday they are teaming up with TRIA Orthopaedic Center to provide certified athletic trainers for nearly 600 football players in 13 Minneapolis and St. Paul high schools.
Performance-Enhancement Drugs Popular Among Teens Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez through the 2014 season. The expected announcement came after he was linked to a biomedical company suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to players. Use of PEDs is not just a problem with professional athletes. According to Dr. Anne Moore of Tria Orthopaedic Center in Bloomington, more and more teenagers are now experimenting with them because of easy access. “If you want to find it you can find it, is how things operate," Dr. Moore said.