In the AT Room

How Fitness Plays a Role in Mental Health

Fitness and a healthy outlook on life are key contributors to one's mental health. That is especially true for student-athletes. The definition of fitness is “the condition of being physically fit and healthy,” according to... more »

Two College ATCs Working with USMNT at World Cup

Two collegiate athletic trainers are helping the U.S. Men's National Team on its quest for a World Cup in Qatar this fall. Both Ron Shinault and Harris Patel are University of Georgia graduates who worked... more »

Meet Loch, Augusta University’s Therapy Dog

Augusta University student-athletes are benefiting from some cuddles and friendly energy as they bond with the department’s therapy dog, Loch. A recent article from Jagwire.Augusta.edu detailed how Loch the therapy dog has become a key fixture... more »

Massachusetts Athletic Trainer Saves Life at Football Game

A Massachusetts athletic trainer sprang into action during a Saturday night football game to save the life of a man who suffered a heart attack. A clock operator for the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA)... more »

AHL Athletic Trainer Fired After Being Charged With Sexual Offense

An athletic trainer from an American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers has been fired from his position after being charged with contacting a minor to commit a sexual offense. Chad Drown recently... more »

ATC Saves Student’s Life at Homecoming Dance with CPR

The quick actions of an Illinois athletic trainer saved the life of a high school senior after she collapsed during the school's homecoming dance in September. Nicole Collins, the athletic trainer at Geneva (IL) High... more »

Athletic Trainer Using VR Technology To Help Student-Athletes Rehab

Being an athletic trainer in 2022 and beyond means doing more than just taping ankles and packing ice bags. One athletic trainer is taking that idea to the next level by incorporating virtual reality (VR)... more »

NFL Op-Ed: More Diversity in Sports Medicine Can Improve Athletes’ Health

As the National Football League begins another exciting season, players are once again relying on their club medical staffs to provide medical care and advice to stay healthy throughout the season. A recent op-ed post... more »

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