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Nutrition Tips for the Teenage Athlete

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

During the school year it is common for teenage athletes to find their schedules jammed packed with class, homework, practice and competition. When students are this busy, eating can be overlooked. Sometimes meals are skipped or home-cooked meals are substituted for fast food while running from one practice to another. Proper nutrition is important as the food we eat becomes the fuel for our bodies.

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An Experience with Athletic Training in Ireland

Posted on by Daniel Kunz

As an athletic trainer and a travel enthusiast, I have often thought about how to merge both of my passions. After attending a lecture on International Athletic Training at the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association annual meeting several years ago, I began researching which countries might present realistic opportunities.

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An AT’s Role in Treating Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes

Posted on by Abagail Stiegemeier, ATC

Part of an athletic trainer’s (ATs) job is to be prepared for any possible situation. This not only means being prepared for emergencies, but also for treating athletes with unique medical conditions.

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3 Lessons Learned in My First Year as an Athletic Trainer

Posted on by Bridget Hill

Like many college students, I ended up graduating without a job offer. However, within a month of graduation I was excited to accept a position as an athletic trainer at Athletico.

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Live with Athletico: NATM Twitter Chat Roundup

Posted on by Athletico

Athletico’s recent Twitter Chat, “Live with Athletico: NATM” tapped the insights of a variety of athletic training thought leaders to discuss the current and future landscape of the athletic training profession.

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RICE- For Eating or For Injury? Why not both!?!

Posted on by Kele Cioflec

It’s my favorite time of year – spring sports are starting, the weather is getting warmer AND it’s March… National Athletic Training Month!

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Athletic Trainers: Keeping Calm in the Face on Injury

Posted on by Sarah Pettit

It’s 6:33pm on a Friday night and I get a phone call from a coach:

“Sarah, we need you up in the gym. Now.”  

The phone clicks off. I know that when a phone call from a coach lasts less than a minute, it tends to be something that can’t be solved with a bandage or an ice pack.

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7 Things New Athletic Trainers Should Know Entering the Field

Posted on by Kathryn Hermanas

Making the transition from student to certified athletic trainer (AT) is an exciting time, as you finally get to begin the journey of a new career. However, just like any other industry, it can be overwhelming to taking in all the details that come with the start of a new position.

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