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Detroit Lions Athletic Training Intern Blaze Smith talks about his Experience

Junior Blaze Smith discovered his future career while watching a football game—and it wasn’t the football players who Smith was idealizing, but the athletic trainers treating the team.


Iowa State Athletic Training Students Recall Their Summer Internships

After spending their sophomore years working as athletic trainers with the ISU football team, four students from Iowa State received internships in the NFL.


Making the Cut: The NFL Athletic Training Internship

Part I: Over the next 3 weeks interviews five NFL assistant athletic trainers to talk about NFL Internships. Our panel will discuss the how an NFL internship can enhance students professionally, the application process, and keys to being a successful as an intern in the NFL.


Virginia Tech highlights their Athletic Training Students and PFATS Member/Eagles Head Athletic trainer Chris Peduzzi

Virginia Tech spotlights the work of their Athletic Training Students and Alum/Philadelphia Eagles Head Athletic Trainer Chris Peduzzi.


2013 NFL Concussion Protcol details the 2013 protocol for players who have sustained a concussion.


Jacksonville Jaguars Head Athletic Trainer Mike Ryan talks Emergency Response

Long before he became the Jaguars’ first — and only — head athletic trainer, Mike Ryan was given a valuable piece of advice when it came to treating an injured player. “In an emergency situation, the first pulse you need to take is your own,” he said. “You have to get yourself calm because if you’re not a smooth thinker, it will only make matters worse.”


Eight Days a Week: Our Journey Across the Pond

Rob Roche, Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Minnesota Vikings talks about his preparation and experience in London for the Vikings recent game against the Steelers!


Sonia Gysland highlighted by The Dickinson Press!

Pittsburgh Steelers Athletic Trainer Sonia Gysland talks about her upcoming trip to London and caring for the Pittsburgh Steelers!


Giants Assistant Head Athletic Trainer Steve Kennelly discusses Recovery and Return to Play Plan for Injured Athletes

One of the many questions I have been asked over my career is “what can I do for my injury to get back to play as fast as possible?” Returning from an injury involves many factors including the injury type, nature, mechanism, and location. Additional variables that affect return are pain, swelling, range of motion, strength, and function.


PFATS supports NATA's Official Statement on Calling Crown of the Helmet Violations

Players should understand a helmet protects the head from blunt trauma injury. It does not prevent concussion or protect the spine and should not be relied on for that purpose. The best way to keep players safe is for coaches to teach the rules, players to follow the rules, and officials to enforce the rules.

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