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Tips for Working with a Corporate Recruiter

Posted on by Caitlin Kirchner
If you pursue a position within a larger organization like Athletico, meeting with a corporate recruiter will likely be the first step in the interview process. Corporate recruiters are trained professionals who have experience interviewing and vetting candidates. The goal for these recruiters is to match the right candidate with the right position. If you find yourself working with a corporate recruiter during the job search process, check out the tips featured below from Athletico’s own Talent Acquisition Team. Read More

Should You be Wearing Compression Socks?

Posted on by Dorothy Cohee
For decades, graduated compression socks have been used as a medical tool to combat deep vein thrombosis (DVTs). The socks have been found effective in reducing pain and swelling for bed-ridden and inactive patients which may support the prevention of the formation of blood clots. A few years ago, however, athletes started wearing graduated compression socks while running and/or for recovery after endurance sports. But do compression socks really work? Read More

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 15

Posted on by Athletico
It is officially week 15 of the NFL season, which means the Fantasy Football Championship is within reach for teams who have made it this far into the playoffs. To help you secure the win this week, Athletic Trainer Jacob Dailey has put together the final Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report of the 2016 season. This report highlights notable player injuries around the league to help Fantasy players make informed decisions on who to sit and who to start. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Side Stretch with Pilates Ball

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
The second stretch for December is called the Side Stretch with Pilates Ball. This stretch will impact the latissimus dorsi, lateral trunk and hip muscles. This stretch is also a bit of a core stabilizer. Read More

Holiday Survival Guide: Health Tips for the Holiday Season

Posted on by Athletico
The holiday season is a joyful time of year when many of us look forward to spending some quality time with our friends and family. Despite the fun that comes with the festivities, December can also be a very stressful time of year. Not only are many of us left scrambling to purchase last minute holiday gifts, but we are also trying to find time to wrap  gifts, decorate the house, plan holiday get-togethers, bake holiday treats and cook major family meals. All of this can cause added stress which can make it easy to overlook some of the healthy habits that were built throughout the year. Read More

Tips for Keeping Your Feet Dancing Through the Holidays

Posted on by Kelli Barton
The Nutcracker is the most iconic holiday ballet performed by ballet schools and professional companies around the world. Between December 10th and December 30th, the Joffrey Ballet Chicago will perform The Nutcracker 27 times.3 That’s an average of 1.2 shows per day! For optimal performance, it is crucial that dancers are proactive in preventing injuries from occurring and correctly manage injuries when they do occur. Foot and ankle injuries represent 34-62 percent of all injuries reported by dancers.5 Female ballet dancers are especially vulnerable to these injuries because of the increased demand put on the foot and ankle when dancing en pointe. Read More

US Soccer: U-17 MNT Takes a Trip to Jamaica

Posted on by Athletico
Athletico Athletic Trainer Barrett Jones traveled to Jamaica with the U-17 Men’s National Team (MNT) in the first week of November for a pair of Friendlies – one against host Jamaica and another against Arnett Gardens. Read More

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week 14

Posted on by Athletico
As we enter week 14 of the NFL season, many Fantasy Football leagues are in the midst of the playoffs. To help Fantasy Football players advance their team to the next round, Athletico’s Athletic Trainer Jacob Dailey is shedding light on some of the most notable player injuries impacting teams around the NFL. These insights are put together to create the Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report, which aims to help Fantasy players decide who to sit and who to start. Read More
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