4ATS Articles

New Technology
A shoe sensor developed by Purdue University researchers that measures impact forces on the foot may help prevent injuries and improve performance for runners and other athletes.

By Timothy Neal
Do you know you should invest in self-care but aren’t sure where to begin? Here are some tips and strategies to get you started.

Comeback Athlete
Three ACL tears are not enough to keep this Creighton University men’s basketball player down, and he is attempting to come back from the most recent one this season.

A new rule in Texas says all Class 6A high schools will have to report the number of concussions suffered in every sport.

On the Sidelines
As a way to quickly put sports medicine coverage in place at a variety of locations, a mobile treatment unit is being used in Tyler, Texas.

By David Stern
Sweat testing can be a springboard for a comprehensive approach to hydration. Here’s a look at the next steps to take after the data is processed.

By Timothy Neal
How can athletic trainers handle the various stressors of the profession? By taking care of themselves with the same dedication they show athletes.

Upgrading Operations
If one of your players is transported to the hospital during a road game, do you have a protocol that determines who will stay behind and provide support? Bowling Green State University recently learned that such a policy is necessary.

New Ideas
The American College of Sports Medicine and the U.S. Center for SafeSport have partnered to end abuse in sports and promote overall athlete well-being.

Progressive Programs
Performance combines for teenage athletes have become common, but Thibodaux (La.) Regional Medical Center recently put a new spin on the concept by holding one just for female athletes.


Athletic Trainer Positions