Category Archives: Running

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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An Athletic Trainer’s Tip: Avoid Injury and Pitch Old Faithful

Everyone seems to have their favorite pair of shoes that they’ve had for years. They’re super comfortable and they just love them. Unfortunately, that super comfy pair of shoes often carries a price that their owners don’t realize, especially if … Continue reading

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Thank You To All Of MY Athletic Trainers!

In keeping with the spirit of National Athletic Training Month, it is only fitting and fair that I should make mention of and thank the athletic trainers that helped me get to where I am today. I may have gotten … Continue reading

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Why I Became An Athletic Trainer, And Why I Still Am…

I was that kid in high school. The athlete who always worked hard, did well, and always got injured. I would get injured from pushing too hard. Then, I would push too hard to get back into shape and get … Continue reading

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Athletic Trainers Are Multifaceted

Athletic trainers are pretty much the jack of all trades when it come the medical world. We receive training in injury prevention, management and rehabilitation, and care of all athletic injuries. But, it doesn’t end there. We have training in … Continue reading

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