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Overextended Body Posture: Training and Corrective Considerations

Overextended Body Posture: Training and Corrective Considerations

By: David Iannicca MSEd, ATC, CSCS | Kansas City Royals   Where It Started “Flexion is the devil”……”everyone is weak in extension”…..this has been drilled in my head over and...
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PBATS International Program Success

PBATS International Program Success

Above: Marie Iwamatsu pictured with the San Diego Padres athletic training staff in 2012 By Rick Griffin | Seattle Mariners, Head Athletic Trainer The PBATS International Program began in 1994...
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Life Transitions as an Athletic Trainer

Life Transitions as an Athletic Trainer

By Travis Tims | Oakland Athletics Throughout the past nine years I have served as an affiliate Athletic Trainer with the Oakland Athletics. I have served as the team ATC (Certified Athletic...
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Accelerating Rehabilitation through Blood Flow Restriction Training

Accelerating Rehabilitation through Blood Flow Restriction Training

By: Johnny Owens, MPT and Mario Novo, DPT, PT, BFR-R, Cert-DN Guidelines established by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) say that producing a strength and hypertrophy muscle response...
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Caffeine for Athletic Performance: Sources, Doses, Timing and Expected Effects

Caffeine for Athletic Performance: Sources, Doses, Timing and Expected Effects

By: Lawrence L. Spriet, Ph.D. Introduction and Background Caffeine is the world’s most consumed drug. It has a role in many social activities and improves quality of life by helping...
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Living the Dream – End of a Century-Old Drought

Living the Dream – End of a Century-Old Drought

By: Magie Lacambra, MEd, ATC, Gatorade Team Sports Manager Some things are worth waiting for while others are not. Ask the city of Chicago if waiting 108 years for a World Series Championship was...
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A Look Back at the Off-Season in Athletic Training

A Look Back at the Off-Season in Athletic Training

By: Nate Brooks, ATC | Medical Coordinator (Oakland A’s) For a majority of us in this profession, the off-season brings a period of extended down time. A chance to briefly remove ourselves from...
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Tricks of the Trade: Back to the Basics – Ice Towels

Tricks of the Trade: Back to the Basics – Ice Towels

By: Mark Vinson Maybe you have seen a major league pitcher doing a post-game interview icing his shoulder and elbow.  The Ace bandage usually appears to envelope a large bulky ice pack.  However,...
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San Diego Padres – Rookie League Athletic Trainer

San Diego Padres – Rookie League Athletic Trainer

POSITION: Athletic Trainer                         LEVEL OF POSITION: Rookie AZL  ORGANIZATION: Padres JOB STATUS: Full-time CONTACT PERSON(S): JoJo Tarantino, ATC ...
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USA Wins WBC Championship

USA Wins WBC Championship

*Article originally seen on the San Diego Union Tribune * Photo: Athletic Trainers Mark O'Neal (Cubs) and Lonnie Soloff (Indians) celebrate championship As Dodger Stadium sprang to...
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MLB’S Letendre Receives Alumni Honor from UMaine

MLB’S Letendre Receives Alumni Honor from UMaine

In recognition of Mark “Rookie” Letendre’s decades of outstanding leadership and service to his college alma mater, the University of Maine Alumni Association has awarded him the Block “M”...
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Milwaukee Brewers – Athletic Training Intern

Milwaukee Brewers – Athletic Training Intern

Intern - Certified Athletic Trainer Internship, Paid Salaried, Non-Exempt Roger Caplinger, Director-Medical Operations Roger.caplinger@brewers.com Summary Provides the prevention, care,...
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