Ice 'n' Go

Score in Sports and Life

  • Author(s): Moshak, Jenny and Debby Schriver
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  • Imprint: Univ Tennessee Press
  • Publication Date: 2013-05-25
  • Status: Active
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Ice ‘n’ Go happily underscores keeping fun front and center in playing sports.”
—Tamika Catchings, 2012 WNBA World Champion/ League MVP, Olympic Gold Medalist

“Motivating! The perfect book for future champions and their fans.”
—Candace Parker, WNBA MVP and Rookie of the Year and Olympic Gold Medalist

Ice ‘n’ Go helps you choose the right coaches and sports for your child.”
—Joetta Clark Diggs, 1988, 1992, 1996, & 2000 Olympian and President of Joetta Sports & Beyond, LLC

“Jennifer Moshak brings great insight to sports. Her outstanding experience as Tennessee Athletic Trainer helps us understand how to heal and how to avoid injuries. The lessons shared in this book are valuable for parents of young athletes along with coaches of elite athletes. This is a must read for anyone serious about sports.”
—Tara VanDerveer, Stanford Women’s Basketball Coach

“Jenny Moshak remains an influential person in my life. Her combination of knowledge, work ethic and passion allow her to remain at the top of her craft.”
—Olympic Gold Medalist Kara Lawson, ESPN Broadcaster, WNBA player

Ice ‘n’ Go shows us how far women’s sports have advanced because of Title IX and how far we have to go.”
—Beth Bass, CEO Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)

The 1972 passage of Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, was a game changer for women and girls in athletics. In the forty years since the law was enacted, participation in sports—especially of girls and women—has grown dramatically. With that growth have come challenges. In Ice ʼnʼ Go: Score in Sports and Life, Jenny Moshak, celebrated athletic trainer of the legendary Lady Vols basketball team and associate athletic director for sports medicine at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, reflects on the role of sports in society and addresses the high stakes and costs of winning in sports today.

Ice ʼnʼ Go is a culmination of the breadth of knowledge and unique insight from Moshakʼs more than twenty-five years of work in major college sports. In this highly readable new book, she covers social issues, medical concerns, motivational techniques, gender roles and expectations, the impact of sports on our children, and how the body works, heals, and recovers. Though she writes on serious subjects in a serious way, Moshakʼs tone is always upbeat and positive with simple strategies for improving the athletic experience for all, especially kids.

An outstanding athlete herself, she shares lessons learned on her own demanding coast-to-coast bicycle ride across the United States. In sharing her stories, sound advice and fresh ideas, Moshak seeks to do for us what she has always done for the players in her care: to help protect, nurture, and grow the athlete who is in each one of us.

Jenny Moshak is the celebrated athletic trainer of the legendary Lady Vols basketball team and associate athletic director for sports medicine at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. A frequent speaker at workshops and conferences across the country, Moshak is an adjunct professor in the kinesiology department at the University of Tennessee. The U.S.A. Olympic Committee cited Moshak for “Outstanding Athletic Training Support” at the United States Olympic Festival.

Now retired from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Debby Schriver was the first woman to be elected president of the National Orientation Directors Association. She is the author of In the Footsteps of Champions: The University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers, the First Three Decades.