October 14, 2022

Youth Sport Specialization

Oct. 17-21 is Youth Sport Specialization Week. Learn how to keep your child safe from overuse injuries related to sport specialization.

Gina Hethcock

September 30, 2022

Clocking Nutrition

Is your child athlete eating the right foods at the right time to get the most out of games and practices? Learn more about nutrition and timing with guest blogger Dana Angelo White, a registered dietician and athletic trainer.

Dana White, MS, RD, ATC

July 25, 2022

Energy Drinks: What You Need to Know as a Parent

We’ve all seen them at the store – energy drinks that claim to give you a much needed boost to your day. But recent studies have shown that these same energy drinks are on the rise among adolescents. Learn what you can do as a parent.

The Taylor Hooton Foundation

June 16, 2022

Sun Safety Tips

Learn how to keep your family safe under the sun this summer.

Gina Hethcock

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