Less than a week after finishing PT school, I started my first day of training camp in the National Football League as the seasonal intern for the New York Giants. Seven long years of school finally paid off, and a dream came true.
Battered and bruised, Washington Redskins players filed into in the FedEx Field locker room at halftime on a Sunday afternoon in late October. The Washington club was in a tough struggle with the Bears from Chicago, and the gridiron warriors fighting for 'ol D.C., had the wounds to prove it.
Head Athletic Trainer Reggie Scott gives you a behind the scenes look into the St. Louis Rams Training Room and how he got started in the athletic training profession.
Sitting on a cart, waiting to be wheeled away from their Sunday sanctuary, NFL players must immediately fight an onslaught of fearful thoughts. Viewed as warriors, they risk body, mind and possible future health to battle in a game they not only love, but one capable of setting themselves and their families for life.
Eleven years ago, when orthopedic surgeon Robin West worked her first football game as a team physician at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, she pulled an offensive lineman out of the game for a suspected concussion after a hit.
Dr. Robert Anderson, co-chairman of the NFL's Foot and Ankle Committee, talked with NFL Evolution about the LisFranc Injury, its rehabilitation, and the latest initiatives of the NFL's Foot and Ankle Committee.
Part III: In the final installment of Making the Cut, the PFATS panel talks about the keys to being successful during an NFL athletic training internship.
Part II: In the second installment of "Making The Cut", our panel discusses how internship applicants can separate themselves from the pack and the most common mistakes made when applying.
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.
After spending their sophomore years working as athletic trainers with the ISU football team, four students from Iowa State received internships in the NFL.