Athletic Training’s Role in Monitoring Athlete Burnout

Being a successful athlete puts a lot of pressure on an individual. He or she needs to practice and participate in physical conditioning almost every day and this athlete needs to regularly compete in games. Student athletes need to do … Continue reading

What Makes an Athletic Trainer Tick

Have you ever worked with an Athletic Trainer (AT)? Whether it be on the sport field or in the workplace, athletic trainers are on hand as health care professionals. They are responsible for making quick decisions that can dramatically impact … Continue reading

The Importance of Athletic Trainers in Schools

Have you ever played a sport? If so, then you probably have interacted with an athletic trainer (AT). According to a report in U.S. News, 46.5 million children participate in sports across the U.S. each year. Of those children, every … Continue reading

FEI Participates in Patient Safety Awareness Week

FEI is pleased to announce that it is participating in Patient Safety Awareness Week on March 12 – 18, 2017. What is Patient Safety Awareness Week? This week serves as a dedicated time and platform for growing awareness about patient … Continue reading

3 Steps to Get Back in the Game After an Ankle Injury

When an ankle injury occurs at a sporting event, the situation can become tense. Decisions need to be made fast and they need to be the right decisions.  In this type of situation, an athletic trainer (AT) is under immense … Continue reading

National Athletic Training Month Begins

The beginning of March marks the start of National Athletic Training Month (NATM). The goal of NATM is to recognize the importance and value of athletic trainers and make a difference for them in regards to legislation, employment, and public … Continue reading

111 Kettlebell Exercises for Men and Women

Some of us are starting to dream about spring break. As such, some of us are starting to get ready for swimsuit season. Whether you’re getting ready to kick back at the beach or just want to incorporate something new … Continue reading

The importance of Balance Training and how to do it

Think for a second how much you move every day. Did you think about it? It’s a lot! As I type this blog post, my hands are moving over the keyboard. My head is moving back and forth between my … Continue reading

The Dangers of a Snowboarder’s Ankle Misdiagnosis

Are you an avid athlete or just a person who likes to keep fit? Chances are you may be one of the 3 million people who annually check into the emergency room for foot or ankle injuries. With symptoms of … Continue reading

3 Foam Rolling Exercises for Preventing Running Injuries

Runners are a unique bunch. They actually enjoy running…something most of us have dreaded since we had to run a mile in middle school. Because they’re always hitting the pavement, they’re often at a higher risk for IT Band Syndrome, … Continue reading