Redskins Recovery Methods Aim to Reduce Injuries
“It’s more like restoration,” head athletic trainer Larry Hess told The Associated Press during a recent visit to the recovery room. “There’s things in here that are setting their body up to perform better in the weight room, to perform better in their meetings mentally. Mental preparedness. That’s where our advantage is.”
Vikings' Eric Sugarman Named Fred Zamberletti Award Winner
Minnesota Vikings vice president of sports medicine and head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman has been named the Fred Zamberletti Award recipient by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. He will be recognized at the 12th Annual Minnesota Football Honors on Saturday, April 27 at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Chiefs’ Athletic Trainers Working to Improve Care for Local Prep Athletes
“We’re just trying to get the words ‘athletic trainer’ out to moms, PTAs, athletic directors, legislators, everyone,” said Rick Burkholder—the Chiefs’ Vice President for Sports Medicine and Performance. “Ideally, you’d love to have an athletic trainer at every sporting event in America. It’s about safety. Financially, some people want to cut it out because they think it’s a luxury."
What a typical in-season Monday looks like for Lions' medical staff
For roughly three hours on Sundays, NFL players put their bodies through the ringer playing one of the most physically demanding games in sports. Detroit Lions head athletic trainer Kevin Bastin described what Mondays are like in Allen Park when speaking to fans at Detroit’s annual Season Ticket Member Summit last week.
O’Neill Receives PFATS Distinguished Alumni Award
The Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society recognized Kevin O'Neill as one of the nation's best in his respected field earlier this week, after the organization honored FIU's Head Athletic Trainer with its Distinguished Alumni Award for 2019.
Redskins Training Staff Earns Ed Block Training Staff Of The Year Award
For their steadfast commitment and distinguished service to their club, community, and athletic training profession, the Washington Redskins athletic training staff has been named the 2018 Ed Block Courage Award NFL Athletic Training Staff of the Year.
Medical staff contribute to Patriots Super Bowl success
Patriots head athletic trainer Jim Whalen received a special honor from his peers in the NFL Physicians Society, who named him the league’s Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer of the Year for 2018. According to the official press announcement, the award goes annually “to an NFL athletic trainer who best reflects the virtues of a certified athletic trainer and displays the highest level of professionalism.”
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