Leadership
May 7, 2019
An unwritten part of all athletic trainers’ job descriptions, mentoring has a long tradition in the profession. Here’s how to provide the right guidance.
Sports Medicine
May 7, 2019
Frequently misdiagnosed as asthma, vocal cord dysfunction-exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction may be present in as high as five percent of athletes. These authors are working hard to educate their peers about the condition.
Nutrition
May 7, 2019
Factoring in puberty, packed days, and the pressure to look a certain way, the nutritional considerations of high school athletes differ from other age groups.  
Sports Medicine
May 7, 2019
Over the past 25 years, new modalities and interventions have made athletic trainers’ toughest job—managing athletes’ pain—a little easier.
April 24, 2019
  Criss CR, BS, Faltus J DPT, MS, SCS, ATC ,CSCS, Grooms D PhD, ATC, CSCS Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is one of the most common sports-related injuries.1 Standard treatment approaches for ACL injury is typically reconstruction followed by long periods of rehabilitation and reconditioning. Despite improvements in surgical reconstruction techniques, and implementation of multicomponent rehabilitation programs, strength deficits, asymmetric motor mechanics and elevated reinjury rates still exist beyond the timeline of typical therapy.2
Sports Medicine
April 24, 2019
  By Larry Cooper, MS, LAT, ATC and Bart Peterson, MSS, AT In 2001, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), teamed with 16 other medical associations and sports governing bodies and began a two-year process to determine what schools and organizations should provide to students and athletes in middle schools and high schools. The resulting document, titled Appropriate Medical Care for the Secondary School Aged Athlete (AMCSSAA), provided guidelines for health-care professionals in school athletic programs.

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