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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.


Life as a Rams Training Camp Intern

Working in the National Football League is truly a once in a lifetime experience. Fortunately for me, I was afforded the opportunity to serve as an athletic training intern for the 2013 St. Louis Rams training camp. I would not trade the hours that I have worked, the information that I have learned, or the friendships I have made for anything. I truly consider myself lucky and blessed to have had this opportunity to work for such a great organization.


New York Observer highlights the career of Giants Senior Vice President of Medical Services, Ronnie Barnes

The common perception of the NFL team athletic trainer is that of a normal-size man among monsters. Trafficking in athletic tape and ointments, he trots onto the field, attending fallen players. The less he is seen, the better. Basically, he’s a functionary. Not so with the New York Giants’s Ronnie Barnes.


Giants Athletic Training Interns Recap their Training Camp Experience!

PFATS.com interviews the New York Giants 2013 Training Camp interns about their experience and advice for future NFL summer interns!


From the Sidelines of the Hall of Fame Game

Dallas Cowboy's Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist talks about his experience at this year's Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.


Miami Dolphins Assistant Athletic Trainer Reflects on the Hall of Fame Game

The Hall of Fame Game is the annual kick-off to the NFL pre-season. Each year two teams play each in Canton, Ohio at Fawcett Stadium, a 22,000 seat high school football venue unlike any other. This year’s contest was between the Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys.


Top Ten Student Athletic Trainer NFL Training Camp Tips

Training camp is almost here. Soon you’ll be expected to run, lift, push, spat, clean, organize and lift some more for 18-20 hours a day. I was a student intern for three summers under the guidance of my mentor Ronnie Barnes with the New York Giants. It was a great experience that changed my life and super-charged my career.


Gatorade Sports Science Institute: Fueling Athletic Performance

Good nutrition and hydration practices are one of several important behaviors that together can be key to successful individual performances. Our friends at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute discuss how you stay safe in the heat and promote optimal performance.


Making a Change: A Roundtable Discussion with three PFATS Alum

Shone Gipson, assistant athletic trainer for the Buffalo Bills sits down for a roundtable discussion on athletic training and football with three former NFL athletic trainers now working in the collegiate ranks.


Dolphins Head Athletic Trainer Kevin O'Neill Named Recipient Of The Tim Kerin Award

Miami Dolphins Head Athletic Trainer Kevin O’Neill has been named the recipient of the 2013 Tim Kerin Award for Excellence in Athletic Training. O’Neill, who is entering his 18th season with Miami, is the first member of the Dolphins staff and only the fifth NFL athletic trainer to win the prestigious award.

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