October 12, 2021

Health is a Competitive Advantage

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has declared this week (the third full week of October) as National Youth Sports Specialization Awareness Week. The goal of this week is to raise awareness of what youth sports specialization really is.

Hannah Hill

August 3, 2021

Beat the Heat - The ATs Role in Heat Illness

During all seasons, but especially in the fall, athletic trainers are particularly concerned with the health of their student athletes as it relates to heat illness.

Emily Buckingham, MS, ATC

July 7, 2021

The Quarterback of the Health Care Team

Every great team, from businesses to sport organizations, has a team leader - an individual who can set key goals and major objectives, who works well under pressure, and who can skillfully and precisely slow the pace with ease.

Adam Annaccone, EdD, LAT, ATC

April 1, 2020


On March 26, At Your Own Risk provided a Facebook Live hosted by Jen Christensen, kindergarten teacher and Kansas City Mom Collective blog contributor, and The University of Kansas Health System athletic trainer Dakota Orlando, MSEd, LAT, ATC.

Liz Quinn, NATA Content Specialist

November 5, 2019

How to Cross Train

Cross training is when an athlete participates in sports and/or activities that are not traditional to their primary sport.

Emily Buckingham, MS, ATC