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2021 Rolex Raffle Winners Announced

The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer’s Society has announced that the New York Mets coach Gary DiSarcina has won the 2021 Rolex Raffle and will be awarded a Rolex GMT Master…

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PBATS Mourns Passing of Founding Member Dave Pursley

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of founding PBATS member Dave Pursley, a legend in the athletic training profession and an overall great man. About the…

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2020 PDF Newsletter

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Mental Health: A Biopsychosocial Approach

By: Josiah Igono, Ph.D., CSCS Mental health has become a buzz word in modern-day vernacular. We are now seeing more vulnerability in this area than any point in history, particularly…

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2020 Newsletter: News & Notes

2019 PBATS Major League Athletic Trainer 20 Year Service Award George Poulis – Atlanta Braves Pictured L-R: Ron Porterfield, George Poulis 2019 PBATS Major League Team Physician 20 Year Service…

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In the Spotlight — Rick Smith (Los Angeles Angels)

The Foundations of Our Society: Service, Education and Relationships By: Magie Lacambra M.Ed., ATC, Gatorade Team Sports Manager Founding the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) was a major league…

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In the Spotlight — PBATS Alumni Society: Gene Gieselmann

By: Jacob Newburn, Texas Rangers, MS, LAT, ATC PBATS Hall of Fame inductee and former St. Louis Cardinals athletic trainer Gene Gieselmann kept his team healthy for almost three decades.…

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Tricks of the Trade: Treatment of Oblique Strains

By: Mark Vinson, MEd, ATC, CSCS Oblique strains are a common injury in baseball. The actions of both hitting and throwing require tremendous activation of the oblique muscles in order…

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New Perspectives on Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health

By: Neil P. Walsh Ph.D., FACSM Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Science, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom An upper respiratory infection (URI), such as a common cold, might…

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