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Two Ohio Trainers Save HS Baseball Player’s Life

"It didn't feel like an accomplishment," Jaci Combs, an athletic trainer for Fairborn High School in Ohio, said. "I was full of dread about it, honestly, because we didn't know what the outcome would be."... more »

Two Athletic Trainers Save Referee’s Life during Football Game

Two fast-acting athletic trainers sprang into action when a referee suffered a heart attack during a football game last week on Long Island, New York. During a weekend game between East Meadow High School and... more »

Recovery Technology Education Platform Developed for NFL Athletic Trainers

 Hyperice, the industry leader in recovery technology and pioneer of percussion, vibration, dynamic air compression, and thermal technology, today announced the launch of athletic trainer education courses with PFATS, the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society,... more »

5 Facts about ATCs during National Athletic Trainers Month

March is National Athletic Training Month, an opportunity to spread awareness of the impact athletic trainers (ATs) have on work, life and sport. Athletic trainers are health care professionals that prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate... more »

California Athletic Trainer & Students Save Dogs From Fire

A California athletic trainer and a group of his student-athletes sprang into action off the field this week — stopping a fire from spreading to a nearby home. Willi Johnson, an athletic trainer with Fierce... more »

Alabama Debates Bill That Could Change ATC Care

Lawmakers in Alabama debated a controversial new bill that could change how injuries are treated by athletic trainers in the state. A recent report from WAFF48 highlighted the story of Senate Bill 73, which would... more »

Murray State Adds Athletic Trainer for Women’s Soccer

Murray State Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of Jessica Young to its sports medicine staff where she will serve as the primary athletic training contact for the Racer women's soccer program. "I want to thank Kevin... more »

Boise State Trainers Navigating Athletes Through Pandemic

On the campus of Boise State University, the school's athletic trainers have had much more on their plates than in previous years. Ever since the return of sports at Boise State, COVID-19 protocols have been... more »

4 Ways The AD/ATC Relationship Helps Bolster the Health of Student-Athletes

The role of certified athletic trainers (ATC) in high schools has steadily evolved. An awareness of legal liabilities for schools, the inherent risks of sport-participation, and a growing body of knowledge on student-athlete safety has... more »

Cal State Fullerton Trainer Addresses Mental Health Awareness Among Athletes

Jaime Potter, the interim head athletic trainer at Cal State Fullerton, knows the importance of maintaining one's mental health during the student-athlete experience — especially during a pandemic. In a recent interview with The Daily... more »

Survey: NCAA Coaches Satisfied with Athletic Trainers

A recent sports survey found NCAA head coaches at all three levels are satisfied with their athletic trainers and the services provided as well as sharing a mutual respect. The study, titled "NCAA Head Coach... more »

Athletic Trainers on the Front Lines for Fullerton College

Athletics on the campus of Fullerton College in California have been on hold through this point of the academic school year, but with the help of its athletic trainers, sports a preparing to return soon.... more »

Massachusetts Trainer Saves Referee’s Life at Game

A Massachusetts high school athletic trainer sprang into action last week when a soccer referee suddenly suffered a heart attack during a game. Amy Tessitore, athletic trainer for Hanover (MA) High School, acted and thought... more »

Longtime Atlanta Braves Athletic Trainer Dies

Dave Pursley, the former athletic trainer of the Atlanta Braves, died on Sunday, according to FOX-5 Atlanta and other outlets. He is a member of the Braves Hall of Fame, joining the organization when the... more »

Illinois Hospital Ends AT Program for Schools

Decatur (IL) Public Schools will have to find other athletic trainers to treat their student-athletes when high school sports returns. According to a report from WCIA.com, DPS officials stated last week that Decatur Memorial Hospital... more »

Survey: ATs Urge Compliance to COVID-19 Preparedness

*These survey findings are from is an issued press release via the National Athletic Trainers' Association.  A survey conducted by National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) found that while there may be robust COVID-19 preparedness and... more »

CHSAA SMAC’s Recommendations on Air Quality

Wildfires have been dominating the west coast of the country in recent weeks. As firefighters battle to quell the blazes, the after-effects of poor air quality have begun to trickle down to the high school... more »

AATA Releases Statement on Exertional Heat Stroke

Earlier this week, the Arkansas Athletic Trainers' Association (AATA) released a statement on exertional heatstroke as some athletic programs around the country resume fall sports. The statement shares research findings from studies, devices to use... more »

NSCA: Professional Development for Women Strength Coaches

Finding a job as a strength and conditioning coach coming out of college is not easy. You may feel ready to take on the world and apply the techniques and philosophies you've learned at college... more »

NATA Releases Best Practices for Spinal-Injury Care

Last week, the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) released consensus recommendations and best practices for emergency prehospital care of spine-injured athletes in American football. With sports across the country reevaluating the safety of play due... 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 »

Role of Athletic Trainers in Ohio Change Amid Return to Sports

As high schools begin welcoming student-athletes back on campus to resume some form of athletic activities, the job of high school athletic trainers has slightly shifted. A typical day for an athletic trainer might involve... more »

In Mississippi, athletic trainers find work helping hospitals

Athletic trainers from Mississippi are paying it forward amid the COVID-19 outbreak and making the most of their newfound free time by helping hospitals on the frontlines as screeners in emergency rooms. An article from... more »

Study: 34% of high schools have no access to athletic trainers

A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training showed that 34% of U.S. public and private high schools have no access to athletic trainers… more »

Creating a high school student athletic trainer program

I encourage anyone interested in mentoring students to begin a student athletic trainer program at their high school. Here are some things to consider… more »

Considerations for athletic training faculty

Being an athletic training faculty member is both rewarding and challenging. Even if you remain organized, you will still run into challenges… more »

When diagnosing an injury is elusive

There are times when we will be faced with an injury or illness that stumps us. We may not be sure about our own ability to evaluate it… more »

Athletic training lessons: A passion for learning

The athletic trainer lives a hectic life. Many responsibilities leave precious little time for growth as a professional, but it should be a priority… more »

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