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New England Patriots intern Mike Baum reflects on his Seasonal Internship Experience

My name is Mike Baum and I am currently a yearlong athletic training intern with the New England Patriots. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of my personal experiences as a yearlong intern with the New England Patriots. Some of the topics are pretty universal across the league or any position, but it’s important to remember that each team is different and will utilize their interns differently.


PFATS President and Steelers Head Athletic Trainer John Norwig talks about concussion management

Attendees at a concussion conference in Pittsburgh heard an example of what it means to err on the side of caution in deciding whether a concussed athlete – even if it's Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger going into a critical game – is ready to return to play.


Sugarman and Staff nominated for 2013 Hydroworx Excellence in Aquatics Award!

The 2013 Excellence in Aquatics Award recognizes these professionals who, despite all odds, garnered superior rehabilitation results through innovative, and sometimes unconventional, methods. These pioneers relied on aquatics as a medium to help achieve exceptional results. VOTE NOW for Eric and his Staff!


Home Away From Home - Baltimore Ravens at Superbowl XLVII

Athletes are creatures of habit and even more so when it comes to the “Big Game”. So as a team begins it preparations for what will be the culmination of a season that will be defined by whether it wins or loses this single game, the athletic training staff also works to do its part. Even though this is done week in and week out throughout the season, when it comes to the Super Bowl one looks to make sure no stone is unturned in creating a “home away from home”.


NFL Health Update: N.Y. Giants’ Sr. VP of Medical Services talks about his role in player health and safety

New York Giants Vice President of Medical Services Ronnie Barnes, a member of the NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee, joined the New York Giants in 1976 and has served as the team’s head athletic trainer since 1980. The National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame honoree (Class of 1999) recently addressed various subjects related to player health and safety.


Beating the Odds: Pittsburgh Steelers athletic trainer shares pioneering story

Sonia Gysland isn’t offended when people question her suitability as an athletic trainer in the NFL. “I thrive on people doubting my abilities as a female,” she told an audience of more than 75 athletic training students at the University of Delaware on Thursday evening...


Long time Green Bay Packer's Head Athletic Trainer Pepper Burruss wins Fain-Cain Memorial Award

To Packers Team Physician Dr. Patrick McKenzie, the order was backwards. Two years ago, when Packers Head Athletic Trainer Pepper Burruss presented McKenzie with the Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award as the league’s physician of the year, McKenzie felt the equivalent trainers’ honor, known as the Fain-Cain Memorial, should have gone to Burruss first.


The NFL Scouting Combine - Through the Eyes of an NFL ATC

As the end of the regular season winds down, many athletic training staffs have a variety of tasks to accomplish, from upcoming playoff games to end of season physicals. Regardless of the eventuality of each of our seasons, we are quickly reminded of the various events that contribute to the make up our “off season”. One of the first events, and an extremely important part of the off season, is the annual NFL Scouting Combine and Physicals.


Toriscelli and Crew Named Training Staff of the Year

At the Ed Block Courage Awards in Baltimore on Monday, Buccaneers Director of Sports Medicine and Performance Todd Toriscelli and his assistants accepted the PFATS Athletic Training Staff of the Year award​


49ers Promote Jeff Ferguson

The San Francisco 49ers announced that Jeff Ferguson has been promoted to Vice President of Football Operations. Having previously served as the Director of Football Operations and Sports Medicine since 2011, Ferguson oversees the 49ers sports medicine, strength and conditioning, team logistics, grounds keeping, equipment and video operations departments.

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