Sandford “Sandy” Miller has retired and been inducted into the NATA hall of fame. After many years at Stephen F. Austin as teh Athletic Trainer he has moved to the academic and advising side of our profession. With years always comes some wisdom and Sandy shares some of his with Cathy Supak and John Harmon
We are broadcasting live from the 2017 NATA expo in Houston Texas.
We used Facebook live to stream as many of the NATA 2017 Expo Interviews as possible.
Myra Reed first experienced PVCD with an athlete, and has since had more than one athlete, especially distance runners.
Vocal Cord Disorder can easily be mistaken for Exercise Induced Asthma but is not the same. Mayra recommends asking “is your inhaler working for you” to help figure out if it is truly asthma or maybe something else. However some athletes have been diagnosed with both.
Pursed lip breathing: Form your lips as if whistling, breath in through the nose and out through the mouth focusing on slowing the breathing as you do 10 repetitions.
I was recently asked about Athletic Trainers gambling on sports events. Cat Marr asked for feedback and it has prompted a discussion on Ethics. We have recruited Timothy Neal and Cathy Supak to weigh in on the subject of Ethics in Athletic Training.