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 •  January 22

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH) — Athletic trainer Chris Mizer will be heading to Pyeongchang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics with the U.S. Men’s Ice Hockey team. Mizer is a graduate of the Ohio State University where, as a student athletic trainer, he was assigned to the...

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 •  August 22, 2016

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. (KVLY) With high school sports starting up again, it can be helpful for parents to know the signs and symptoms of a concussion and to make sure their insurance will cover potential costs of concussion treatment. Concussions can be common among high school athletes, but they...

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 •  May 16, 2016

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Athletic trainers from across Massachusetts went to the State House to discuss whether they think more athletes are hurting their heads. Springfield College Athletic Training Director Mary Barnum told 22News concussion rates aren’t necessarily on the...

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 •  January 28, 2016

MASON CITY, Iowa – It’s a word no one wants to hear: concussion. Today in sports, it’s one of the most feared injuries. And concussions can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The degenerative disease was found in former Iowa Hawkeye Tyler Sash, who was found dead in his home in September at age 27. According to a study done on Sash’s...

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 •  October 1, 2015

Springfield College takes immediate action whenever a player is hurt. According to Springfield College Athletic Trainer Barclay Dugger, “When a concussion is suspected, they are immediately pulled out of activity and run through battery tests on the ...

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 •  August 12, 2015

More schools are looking at adding athletic trainers to their rosters
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virg. (CNN) – School athletics is not always fun and games. In some situations, kids can get hurt. However, over the past few years, school districts have begun looking for better ways to keep their students safe and injury free.It’s the first game for the ...