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The Scoop on Sports Concussion

Based on data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 200,000 people in the United States suffer a concussion while playing sports every year. Concussions can occur in any sport and affect all athletes. 909 more words

Sports & Training

What I Actually Do: Athletic Trainer Edition

So most people don’t even know what an athletic trainer is. Most people think we are personal trainers, like strength and conditioning coaches, but that’s not the case. 1,336 more words



I am one of the student athletic trainers for the University of South Alabama football team and it’s been one of my favorite things about college since my freshman year! 268 more words


A new beginning..

Just a little background on the past few years of my crazy but blessed life..

For those of you who don’t know, I recently moved from a tiny town, just north of Milwaukee, WI to the Pittsburgh, PA area. 1,312 more words

Athletic Trainer

Role of the athletic trainer: An athlete’s best friend

Before I discuss the role of the Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), I think it is important for the reader to realize the significance of the ATC. 571 more words


Dress for success, I guess

Seemingly, one of the requisite combinations of clothing in a coach’s or athletic trainer’s wardrobe is the khaki/tennis shoe blend.  I attended a professional conference on concussion recognition and management, which means I was in the company of many former-athletes-turned-coach, and this is what I observed: 342 more words

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