Episode 76: How can athletic trainers work with coaches to best serve the athletes?

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In the Zone
How can coaches best incorporate athletic trainers into their programs? What functions can athletic trainers provide in addition to evaluation and treatment of injuries?

That’s Gotta Hurt
President Barack Obama’s recent comments about football
Rajon Rondo – Boston Celtics point guard
Gretchen Bleiler – Olympic snowboarder
Rose Battersby – New Zealand skier
Caleb Moore – Snowmobile rider

Ask Dr. Geier
How can I regain motion after a mallet finger and should I get x-rays after the injury?
Should I worry about my son having elbow pain after pitching as he starts baseball practice?

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions


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2 Responses to Episode 76: How can athletic trainers work with coaches to best serve the athletes?

    • I really appreciate that. And there is no doubt that athletic trainers are critical to a sports medicine program and for keeping athletes healthy. Thanks so much!

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