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Beat the Heat – The ATs Role in Heat Illness

Amanda Muscatell 26 August 2019 By: Emily Buckingham, MS, ATC, NATA Athletic Trainer-In-Residence If you have a student athlete in your home, you know the fall sports season has arrived. This season ushers in new schedules, physical and mental demands, teammates, coaches and hopefully, athletic trainers. The athletic trainer is the person you may see running onto the field or … Continue reading Beat the Heat – The ATs Role in Heat Illness
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The Invaluable Value of an Athletic Trainer

Amanda Muscatell 5 March 2019 One of the most common adjectives used to describe athletic trainers is invaluable. According to Merriam Webster, invaluable means “valuable beyond estimation” or “priceless.” Considering the services and care that athletic trainers provide, invaluable is an understatement in many cases. Saving a life, helping an athlete return to the sport that they love, preventing a … Continue reading The Invaluable Value of an Athletic Trainer
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Athletic Trainers are Prepared

Amanda Muscatell 20 February 2019 February is American Heart Month. Throughout the month, At Your Own Risk will discuss how athletic trainers provide a safer approach to heart health in work, life and sport. This week, we will discuss how athletic trainers prepare for cardiac emergencies.  Athletic trainers are unique health care professionals who work with patients through the full … Continue reading Athletic Trainers are Prepared
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