Who’s Who on the UGA Athletic Training Staff?

Who’s Who on the UGA Athletic Training Staff?

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association describes athletic trainers (AT’s) as “highly qualified, multi-skilled healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention...
The Importance of Sleep

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep plays an important role in brain function, emotional well-being, immune system defenses, and overall health. While you are sleeping, your brain is forming new pathways to help you absorb new information the next day. Healthy, consistent sleep habits enhance your...
A Guide to Good Personal Hygiene

A Guide to Good Personal Hygiene

Proper grooming and healthy personal habits can help you ward off illnesses and feel good about yourself. Find out which personal hygiene habits should be part of your regular routine This article was written by Beth W. Orenstein for Everyday Health.  Mom was right:...
With no one looking, a hurt stays hidden

With no one looking, a hurt stays hidden

This article, written by William C. Rhoden, was originally published in The New York Times in October 2012. We’ve seen it hundreds of times. An athlete is injured and within seconds is surrounded by an armada of medical personnel: trainers, assistant trainers, team...
Boundary Setting and Healthy Communication

Boundary Setting and Healthy Communication

Boundary Setting and Healthy Communication Knowing yourself, your values, your needs, and your wants is important, and so is protecting yourself. Boundary setting is not just about guarding yourself physically, but also mentally. Setting boundaries means being able to...
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