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Dan Newman (Athletic Trainer): His Favorite Calls From Athletes Are About Nothing

In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam asked 30 experts in 2012 to write a blog answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year.

Today, we hear again from Dan Newman, head athletic trainer at Union High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

By Dan Newman, MS, ATC, LAT

An athletic trainer says his favorite calls or texts from an athlete who he helped recover from post-concussion syndrome are not about his injury, but about nothing.

Meredith Dotson (Athletic Trainer): Lessons Learned From Athletes One Of Best Parts Of Job

In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam asked 30 experts in 2012 to write a blog answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year.

Today, we hear again from Meredith Dotson, an athletic trainer in the Sports Medicine Clinics at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

By Meredith L. Dotson, MEd, ATC, CES

For one athletic trainer, the lessons she has learned from athletes about hard work and perseverance over the years has been one of the best parts of her job.

Marci Yost (Certified Athletic Trainer): Advocate For Athletes

Two years ago, in recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam asked 30 experts to write a blog answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year.

Today, we reprise a blog submitted by Marci Yost, Sports Medicine Coordinator at Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

By Marci Yost, M.A., ATC/L

In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, we are highlighting some of our favorite blogs from 2012, with a special emphasis on the important role of certified athletic trainers. Sometimes, says Marci Yost, an athletic trainer has to be an advocate for the athlete, going to battle with parents and coaches who may be more concerned about winning than player safety. 
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