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Packers Assistant Bryan "Flea" Engel Wins NFC Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year Award!

Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Green Bay Packers’ Bryan “Flea” Engel was named the NFC’s winner of the Tim Davey Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year award at last week’s scouting combine in Indianapolis.​


Jets Assistant Athletic Trainers Save a Life On Way to Combine!

New York Jets Assistant Athletic Trainers Josh Koch and Dave Zuffelato come to the aid of a woman in distress on a plane headed towards Indianapolis.


A Behind the Scenes Look at the NFL Combine Medical Process

Vikings Head Athletic Trainer Eric Sugarman talks about the NFL Combine Medical Process. Watch the video here!


Rick Burkholder elected PFATS President!

The Kansas City Chiefs are well represented at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, including their head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder, who on Wednesday was voted as the president of the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS).


Sleep and the Elite Athlete

In Sports Science Exchange #113, Sleep and the Elite Athlete, Shona Halson explains why sleep is essential for athletes, both in preparing for and in recovering from training and competition. Halson finds that sleep disturbances in elite athletes can occur both during training and following competition, and sleep deprivation can have significant effects on athletic performance, especially sub-maximal, prolonged exercise. From the available evidence, it appears that athletes may be obtaining less​


Aloha, PFATS from the Pro Bowl!

The National Football League possesses an amazing history of exceptional people, memorable games, legendary stadiums and rich traditions. As athletic trainers, we work diligently with our organizations to make the goal of reaching the Super Bowl a reality. However, when this goal falls short, a few fortunate players and staff have the opportunity to participate in the Pro Bowl.


Scott Trulock named Head Athletic Trainer for the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars named Scott Trulock head athletic trainer, the club announced today. Trulock spent the past seven seasons in the same capacity for the University of North Carolina football team. ​


An Inside Look at the NFL Combine

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.


Tennessee Titans name Todd Toriscelli Director of Sports Medicine

Todd Toriscelli joins the Titans after 17 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The last four seasons he held the title of Director of Sports Medicine and Performance after 13 years as the Head Athletic Trainer.


Bears Assistant Athletic Trainer Bobby Slater named Head Athletic Trainer of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Bobby Slater, formerly of the Chicago Bears, has been named the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' new Head Athletic Trainer.

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