Sports Medicine
March 28, 2017
Risk management must be ongoing and comprehensive for an athletic department. A veteran athletic trainer explains what areas to focus on.
Sports Medicine
March 24, 2017
Currently, half of the NATA's members are women. But it has been a slow road for female athletic trainers to gain access to the top jobs in their field.
March 23, 2017
Thanks to some outside help, Brockton (Mass.) High School was able to transform its weightroom into a state-of-the-art facility.
Injury Prevention
March 22, 2017
According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, fifteen percent of all sports-related injuries are ankle-related, making it the most common injury. This number is even more staggering for volleyball players, where ankle injuries make up 24% of all reported incidences. These numbers paint a clear picture: ankle protection is imperative for all athletes, especially volleyball players. Volleyball demands quick bursts of movement, and without protection, these actions can become taxing on the ankles.
March 20, 2017
At Georgia Tech students have created a device known as the Wobble, which helps determine whether athletes have recovered from a concussion.