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Category Archives: Athletic Training

Concussions—taking caution is a no-brainer

The school bells will be ringing soon and your children will be back in the classroom. As your kids return to the fields or courts for another sports season, it is important to remember how to protect your kids, especially … Continue reading

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Treating pain–ankle sprains

Sprained ankles are the bane of many athletes and weekend warriors. If you think you’ve sprained an ankle, you should see a clinician for proper healing and to avoid future injury. When you sprain an ankle, one or more ligaments … Continue reading

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Fueling Your Fitness

Supplementing your exercise routine with proper nutrition and hydration plays an integral role in maintaining and enhancing your total fitness and boosting your body’s ability to perform at its maximum capability. A HEALTHY DIET Eat the rainbow! Eating a variety … Continue reading

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Fitting fitness into your child’s day

There’s no denying it: American kids are getting bigger. In fact, the number of obese teens has tripled over the last three decades. If your kids aren’t getting the minimum 60 minutes of daily activity recommended for children younger than … Continue reading

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Ready, set, GO! A running primer for beginners

Thinking about entering that charity fun run this year but worried about the distance? You can do it, and fall is a great time to start training! Cooler temps and beautiful views make getting out there even more appealing. The classic 5-kilometer … Continue reading

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Heat and the athlete

Late summer brings the kids back-to-school along with the heat and humidity we all dread. I look forward to this time of year because I love football!  As an athletic trainer, however, I see the dangerous effects this heat can … Continue reading

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Summer isn’t over yet; Time to get outdoors!

As Wisconsinites, we know how important it is to take full advantage of gorgeous summer weather. This is a great time to get outside and enjoy lots of physical activity, and here in the Jefferson County area, we are fortunate to have … Continue reading

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Why WIAA with us?

Believe it or not – it’s time to talk about winter sports! Many local high schools start practice for basketball, wrestling, cheerleading and other sports in late Fall, and that means it’s time to visit the doctor. WIAA Physicals at … Continue reading

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