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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…

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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…

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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 life Wednesday afternoon,…

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Troy Hoffert 2016 Minor League Athletic Trainer of the Year

By: Matthew Lucero ATC, LAT Growing up in Reading Pennsylvania, Troy loved sports but was unable to play himself because of his life-long battle with seizures. To stay involved, he…

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Dodgers host PLAY campaign event for kids

By Jack Baer |  A group of around 60 kids got a chance to learn about some of the hard work and nutrition that goes into being a Major…

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Tigers Host National PLAY Campaign

By: Kyle Beery | Around 100 kids took to the field at Comerica Park on Saturday morning, as the national PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) campaign…

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White Sox take part in PLAY Campaign

By Brian Hedger / Special to | August 24th, 2016 Rain prevented on-field activities, but it didn’t douse the spirits Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. Rather than running the…

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Padres Host PLAY Event at Petco Park

The Padres hosted a National PLAY Campaign event Friday morning at Petco Park, with the Taylor Hooton Foundation, the Henry Schein Cares Foundation and the Padres’ athletic training staff collaborating…

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Brewers Host PLAY Campaign at Miller Park

Article courtesy of Curt Hogg / | August 12th, 2016 MILWAUKEE — Hours before the Brewers and Reds took the field on Friday, Miller Park was full of Little Leaguers…

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Cubs Host National PLAY Campaign at Wrigley

Article by Brian Corbin / | July 27th, 2016 It was the Cubs’ training staff that delivered the big hit Wednesday morning at Wrigley Field as hosts of the…

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