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Does Exercise Really Make you Happy?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
We've all heard it before, exercise makes people happy! The runner's high – that feeling of happiness that keeps people running and training for marathons. That special energy you get after working out in a group or alone. Even the movie Legally Blonde references happiness from exercise endorphins! But is it real or just a myth? (more…)

Preventing Cycling Arm and Hand Injuries

Posted on by Janet Apgar, OTR/L, CHT, ASTYM-cert
As spring brings warmer weather and adds daylight hours, biking fever spreads! (more…)

The Importance of Strengthening the Gymnast’s Elbow

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Gymnastics offers a unique perspective, even allowing some athletes to see the world upside down! (more…)

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. (more…)

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

Posted on by Athletico
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. (more…)

3 Lessons Learned in My First Year as an Athletic Trainer

Posted on by Athletico
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. (more…)

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. (more…)

Considerations for Returning to Soccer after ACL Surgery

Posted on by Athletico
You’re almost there. The initial ACL injury you sustained months ago seems so distant. You’ve endured all the time healing from the surgery, the rehab, and now you are pushing ahead to get better, stronger and faster. You can almost taste the grass, outperforming your opponents, and scoring a goal in the final minutes of the game. (more…)
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