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I've got to be true to myself

“I blame my mother.”  How often do people say this and truly mean it?  Well this time I do.  I completely blame my mother.  Raising  two boys and girl, it would be fair to say that my mom took special care to ensure her daughter would grow to be a strong and independent woman.   767 more words

Second Impact Syndrome

Contributor, Ally Harris
Junior, Scotland High School

Being injured as a high school athlete can be one of the most devastating tragedies to hit a sports career. 450 more words


Exercise: one secret to success over Candida and Food Intolerances.

Candida and food intolerances can be a very difficult condition to over come in your personal health.  Making it even more complicated is determining what is the best modality for exercise to aid in the elimination and recovery from these conditions. 1,580 more words

It. Has. To. Stop. (revisited)

This is one of my more outspoken and shared opinion pieces about concussions, it originally was penned in August of 2013.


There is a lot of belief and trust each and every one of us has in those that are medical professionals.   922 more words

Concussion Blog Original

Bishop Lynch High School Automated External Defibrillators

Written by Mike Hopper, ATC, Head Athletic Trainer at Bishop Lynch High School, Dallas, TX

Bishop Lynch High School is a co-educational Catholic high school that is a member of the Diocese of Dallas and a member of the Texas Association of Parochial and Private Schools (TAPPS). 1,254 more words

Developing My Passion

High school was the first time I had ever heard of the profession of athletic training. My athletic trainers in high school were great and I remember thinking, “Maybe that’s something I could do.” I always wanted to help people and I have always thought that athletic training was a very rewarding profession. 1,275 more words

Athletic Training

Blog 1- An Athletic Trainer's World of Workplace Communication

In the field of athletic training, efficient communication is a daily necessity. Consistent correspondence between trainers, athletes, doctors, and insurance companies is what keeps an athletic training workplace running smoothly. 683 more words

Technical Communication