The Wolverine

February 2018

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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FEBRUARY 2018 THE WOLVERINE 47 these a lot for training." Those gadgets and more — two in- ground cold tubs, an in-ground hot tub, a rehab pool, boots and other de- vices to help drain the lymphatic sys- tem of lactic acid — only scratched the surface of the new performance center. The medical offices feature private space for IVs, sutures, casts, splints, traction if there's any spinal injury, doctors' offices, a secure medication room, ultrasound, EKG, X-rays, laser treatment, and on and on. Above: Michigan's new state-of-the-art performance center (left) includes an underwater (pictured above) treadmill that can fill with more than four-and-a-half feet of water in 2.5 minutes. Below: The aqua therapy portion of the building provides two in- ground cold tubs, an in-ground hot tub and a rehab pool among the amenities. PHOTOS BY LON HORWEDEL

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