Treating the Athlete

UNLV Dietitian Playing Key Role For Rebels During Pandemic

Now, more than ever, an athletic program's dietitian is one of the most important specialists a team can have. The Runnin' Rebels of the University of Las Vegas know that more than most. With student-athletes... more »

Managing Pain After Sports Medicine Surgery

A new study suggests athletes who underwent knee surgery and other various types of sports medicine procedures could deal with their pain without the use of opioids or a minimal dosage. The study, published in... more »

Texas Athletic Trainers Honored After Saving Student’s Life

It was back in January when three Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District (Texas) athletic trainers worked together to save the life of an injured student-athlete during a wrestling event. Alain Dorval, from Cypress Park High... more »

Preventative Measures for High School Field Hockey Players

It has been said that you are only as strong as your weakest link. In most sports, I have found that to be true. To be a complete player in any sport, you have to... more »

Hot Topic, Cool Solutions: When and Why To Use Hot & Cold Therapy on Athletes

Hot and cold therapy are both effective ways to help athletes rehabilitate injuries and surgeries, as well as recover from strength and conditioning training. While both strategies are helpful to athletes, their applications produce different... more »

Virtual rehab presenting different challenges for strength training

Learning how to train an athlete during a pandemic isn’t exactly part of the process of becoming a strength and conditioning coach. Though that could change given what’s gone on in the United States since... more »

2020 High School Athletic Trainer of the Year — Ashley Jenkins

Walking through the hallways of University City High School, in University City, Missouri, it’s not uncommon to hear students referring to the Lions’ athletic trainer by one of her various nicknames.  “Hey A-Jacks!” “How are... more »

Controlling inflammation, reducing pain and increasing healing (sponsored)

Medical professionals at every level of sport are turning to advanced wound care products to simplify the process of healing athletes… more »

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