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News – ATs instrumental in study of stress fractures

17 Feb

Bloomberg.com – There are around 7,000 ATs working in the high school setting according to the NATA membership stats for Dec., 2010.  Those of us who have worked in the setting for many years can tell you the incidence of overuse injuries is at epidemic proportions.  This is especially true of young female runners.

Since ATs work with athletes on a daily basis and get to see close to 100% of the injuries in the high school level, researches know that these ATs are valuable research tools.  I know Continue reading