4ATS Articles

High School Focus
Do you know a deserving high school athletic trainer? Nominate them for Training & Conditioning's Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award, sponsored by School Health.

Leadership
By Timothy Neal
All athletic trainers deal with stress—it’s inevitable. Here are tips on handling it.

Comeback Athlete
A grisly case of exertional compartment syndrome was not enough to sideline this high school soccer player, as she overcame two surgeries and a six-month rehab to return to the pitch.

Treating the Athlete
Louisiana State University football players regularly return from ACL reconstruction in roughly five months. The secret to their success might lie in the method used to repair the damaged ACL.

Concussions
A partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health System is allowing Frisco (Texas) Independent School District to provide more comprehensive treatment to student-athletes who suffer concussions.

High School Focus
New research by the NATA has found that student-athletes at rural and inner-city schools are more likely to have a sports-related concussion that goes un-identified, un-assessed or mismanaged.

Leadership
By David Csillan
Going from the sidelines to being sidelined can be tough when athletic trainers suffer an injury. But as Ewing (N.J.) High School Athletic Trainer David Csillan discovered, it’s the perfect time to practice being a good patient.

Tools & Modalities
By Nicole Sorce
We've covered the benefits of blood flow restriction training and how to practice it safely. Our final installment in this series looks at what's next for the treatment.

Facilities
At Clayton State University, a great relationship with a local sports medicine group led to an upgraded space for the athletic training staff.

Nutrition
By Leslie Bonci
Most athletes do not get enough calcium in their diets, which can make them susceptible to stress fractures. Here are some go-to sources of calcium for even the pickiest eaters.

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