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

October 24, 2019

Rest & Recovery for Athletes

Most athletes know that getting enough rest after any type of exercise is essential, but let’s take this further and talk about what we, the athletic trainers, actually mean when we say, “rest and recover.”

Emily Buckingham, MS, ATC,

March 5, 2019

The Invaluable Value of an Athletic Trainer

While athletic trainers are certainly invaluable, perhaps more important in today’s data driven world is the fact that athletic trainers have measurable value as well.

Amanda Muscatell

February 20, 2019

Athletic Trainers are Prepared

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.

Amanda Muscatell