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NFL Films Presents: Ronnie Barnes

Meet Ronnie Barnes, the New York Football Giants' storied athletic trainer who has been with the organization since 1976.


Sponsored: "Meet the Chiefs" by Elite Partner Sleep Number

VP of Sports Medicine & Performance Rick Burkholder talks through his player-treatment philosophies and how important sleep is for the NFL Players that he cares for.


How This Woman Helps NFL Players Get Game-Ready

Football season is in full swing, which means Kansas City Chiefs’ athletic trainer Tiffany Morton is working to keep the players on the field and healthy. This week, we’re featuring Tiffany as part of our Women in the NFL series, in partnership with Sleep Number.


Endorsed by PFATS: NATA Youth Sports Specialization Recommendations

Youth sports specialization is a hot topic for the athletic training profession.NATA has released an official statement with health-focused recommendations to reduce the risk of injury due to youth sports specialization, endorsed, in part, by PFATS.


Vikings' Amanda DeKanick | Sleep Number Game Changers

Amanda DeKanick is the first female full-time athletic trainer in Vikings history. In her role, she’s responsible for making sure the Vikings bodies are at their best so they can perform at an elite level.​


Seahawks' Head Athletic Trainer Provides Insight into Player Care

David Stricklin, the Head Athletic Trainer for the Seattle Seahawks, shares his approach to caring for our players and provides some tips for young athletes.


Preventing and Treating Exertional Heat Stroke

As a heat wave continues across much of the country this week, the NFL continues its work to further prepare clubs to address heat-related illness. Thanks to the University of Connecticut’s Korey Stringer Institute, the NFL distributed a video to its clubs that reviews best practices for treating exertional heat stroke.


Chargers and Rams to provide $200,000 to South Bay, Long Beach schools

The two Los Angeles NFL teams donated $50,000 each to the West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation and Team HEAL on Saturday, July 20, during a presentation at Mira Costa High School, in Manhattan Beach. That money, part of the NFL Foundation’s Athletic Trainer Program, will help pay for full-time and part-time certified athletic trainers and other resources to high school football programs that lack them. The NFL Foundation will also donate a matching contribution of $100,000.


Taking Care of Business

The work as the athletic training staff prepares for camp, and the season, never stops. While there might not be ankles to tape and injuries to tend to, this is still a time of constant activity for Head Athletic Trainer John Norwig and his staff of Sonia Ruef, Jon Andino and Daveon Lee, as well as a team of interns that grows when camp begins.


Chiefs and The University of Kansas Health System Host Athletic Training Q&A for Local Youth Coaches

For a third-consecutive year last week, Chiefs’ Vice President of Sports Medicine & Performance Rick Burkholder, Head Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Paul Schroeppel, Equipment Director Allen Wright and Strength & Conditioning Coach Barry Rubin met with dozens of local youth coaches to share their expertise. ​

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