Athletic Trainers Are The Heroes Of Athletic Medicine

Athletic Trainers Are The Heroes Of Athletic Medicine

BOOK REVIEW: HEMORRHOIDS AT HALFTIME -An Insider’s View of High School Athletics

Over the course of my doing my radio show over the years, I have assembled a pretty substantial library of books on sports in this country. Many of these works are written by dedicated individuals who share my passion and concern for what’s happening to kids in sports. And the vast majority of the.... More »

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Helping Sports Kids Set Goals

Building Confidence in Youth Sports A sports parent asks: “I hear that it’s important to help kids set goals in sports. I’m not at all sure about how to go about this. Do you have any advice?” Goal setting is essential in and out of sports. A 1979 Harvard study illuminated this by t.... More »
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Swim Bag Essentials + MORE

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Green Spaces as Habitats for Kids, Families, and Mobile Devices

Do you have green spaces within walking, driving, or public transport distance from your home? If you’re looking for positive ways to feel connected as a family, it’s time to get yourselves and your kids outdoors—into green spaces, parks, beaches, forests, backyards, and neighborhoods! The lat.... More »
junior football tournaments 1505870055 912720027 Athletic Trainers Are The Heroes Of Athletic MedicineBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A skilled athletic trainer (ATC) is an invaluable part of the student-athlete’s sports injury care
Schools with ATCs will consistently have healthier athletes and lower rates of recurring injuries than those without an ATC
I’d strongly recommend that all high schools obtain the services of an ATC

Each school year I’m reminded of the critical role of the Certified Athletic Trainer (“ATC”) in ensuring the health, fitness, and safe readiness for play of our young athletes…

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