Category Archives: #NATM2013

Our Youth Athletes NEED Your Help! #NATM2013 #YouthSafety

A 15 year old soccer player goes up to head a soccer ball during a game, knocks heads with an opposing player, and drops to the ground unconscious. A 16 year old softball player squares up to bunt, gets hit … Continue reading

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An Athletic Trainer’s Tip: Roll Out Those Tight, Sore Muscles…

The market place is continually flooded with gimmicks and devices to help you be fitter, stronger, and healthier. They claim by using their product you’ll get this incredibly strong, lean, and well muscled body. The majority of them do nothing … Continue reading

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Athletic Trainers Helping Our Athletes

This last weekend was the beginning of the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball championships, and the NCAA wrestling championships, just to name a few events. Every one of those teams had an athletic trainer with them. Every one of those … Continue reading

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One Athletic Trainer’s View on Electrolytes

We see advertisements for sports drinks all over the media. Everywhere we go there is Gatorade and/or Powerade. All sorts of studies have been done showing us the benefits of electrolytes, unfortunately, most of them by Gatorade or researchers sponsored … Continue reading

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An Athletic Trainer’s Tip: Avoid Injury And Drink Up

I see it happen all too often, athletes cramping on cool days, getting light headed or dizzy or developing headaches with no apparent reason (no hits to head, etc). I see it with my athletes at work. I see it … Continue reading

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One Athletic Trainer’s Look At Fore/Midfoot Running

The debate between the “traditionalist” heel strike, running shoe crowd and the “new wave” barefoot/forefoot/midfoot/minimalist runners and supporters of each side continues to heat up. Both sides have their strong loyal supporters, which include doctors, and scientists, each claim that … Continue reading

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An Athletic Trainer’s Tip: Avoid Injury and Wear Properly Fitting and Correctly Tied Shoes

My last post I mentioned the importance of replacing your shoes regularly to help avoid injury, but new shoes alone is often not enough. For the shoes to help give the most support possible and to truly help reduce the … Continue reading

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