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So how do you become an Athletic Trainer?

By: Christine Minor, MSEd, ATC, VATL

Working around high school aged kids, I am frequently asked about how someone becomes an athletic trainer (ATC) and how I got into the profession.   267 more words

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It's Athletic Trainer Tip Tuesday!

This tip is from Eric Oehms, ATC.

“One tip that I tell my athletes when needing to elevate a lower extremity during sleep to decrease swelling.  54 more words

We’ve got your back

March is National Athletic Training Month and we would like to take a moment to thank all athletic trainers for their tireless dedication to the health and well-being of a variety of populations. 137 more words


Athletic Trainers: What Are We?

While this blog is mainly about fitness and nutrition, it’s no secret that I’m just as passionate about what I do for a living –athletic training — as I am about health/fitness. 990 more words

Deedee Harrison: Taping and Rehab Overseas

One thing I wish I would have paid more attention to while in college before coming overseas is how to tape minor sprains and learn some rehab exercises! 129 more words


The AB and ZZZZZs of Sleep for Athletes: Get Your Rest Before Taking Your Baseline Test!

by Sherray Holland, PA-C
HeadFirst Concussion Care Provider

It is recommended to get a good night’s sleep on a regular basis, but how much is considered a “good” amount? 541 more words

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A Letter To Athletic Trainers

It’s not often I completely take a post from another, but Mr. Yusuf Boyd, of Biomechaniks in Tennessee and North Carolina wrote a post last week that was on point! 1,729 more words

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