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  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
  • SPORTS MEDICINE UPDATE

What is an Athletic Trainer

Danielle Burningham, MS, ATC With the culmination of football season right around the corner now is the perfect time to learn more about what an athletic trainer does. Athletic training is a relatively new profession, even in the US. People often confuse athletic trainers with personal trainers, physical education teachers,...

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
  • SPORTS MEDICINE UPDATE

Superbowl XLIX - Football Fever

Magnus Lobo, MS, ATC, CES, CPT Fast paced, hard hitting, electrifying, precision passing, illusive running are only a few terms used to describe America’s number 1 sport. Freak athletes that endure a 17 week season (21 if you count the preseason) for the ultimate goal- The Lombardi Trophy. It might...

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
  • HEALTH & FITNESS HIGHLIGHTS

Positive Effects of Exercise

Gracie Hannigan, MS, ATC There are tremendous benefits to exercise beyond the ability to aid weight loss. Consistent, regular physical activity causes the body to adapt, allowing for increased exercise capacity, endurance, and skeletal muscle strength. The American Heart Association has cited consistent exercise to reduce the risk of coronary...

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