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Pasadena, TX


The Sports Medicine Broadcast is a podcast to promote Athletic Training. Through discussion with many people in Sports Medicine related fields we desire to improve our practice, connect our students with the real world and improve and promote the profession.




No Budget, No Supplies, No problem -221

Emma started with basically an empty room and was given $700 for her first budget, but that was only after whittling down her proposed items about a dozen times. She is really learning to make do with the bare minimum and connect with other resources to furnish and grow her ATR. Show Notes #221 Contact […]

Duration: 01:00:37

Robert McFarlin – LS2

Listener Spotlight #2 features repeat guest and big fan of the Sports Medicine Broadcast Robert McFarlin. Enjoy Listener Spotlights will all have the same format. 10 – 30 minutes for you to share your story using the following questions as a guide: Years in the profession: How did you learn about athletic training: What is your […]

Duration: 00:23:20

Legal Concerns in the Secondary Setting – 220

Should students be allowed to tape? evaluate and ankle with the ATC standing over them? are we teaching them to act outside of what they are trained to do? Dr. Yellen is sometimes thought of as an “elitist” in Athletic Training because he says they should basically be first aid and water helpers. Josh Woodall […]

Duration: 01:16:01

Critical Incident Stress Management – 219

At my district we are moving forward with implementing tools and policy to better serve the medical providers in the event of a critical incident at work. Athletic trainers do not normally deal with the death of an athlete, parent or coach. Even less often is when they perform life saving measures and still lose […]

Duration: 00:55:12

Essential Oils in the ATR – 218

Essential Oils are a mythical sort of thing for some of us. I have heard they cure or heal all sorts of things, I have been told that if you swipe this oil on you after you have been around people that it will prevent you from getting sick. I have also watched those same […]

Duration: 00:58:42

Creating a Life Saving Army – 217

We have created an army of lifesavers in Pasadena. Over 700 kids this year have been trained in CPR and life saving skills. in the last 3 years we have trained over 2100 students. After next year we will have trained essentially each student at Pasadena High School in Life Saving skills. It is a […]

Duration: 00:45:53

Marathon Medicine – 216

Description: Dr. Ray Castle and John Cianca are the medical coordinators for the Houston and Lousiana Marathon. Here we explore what it takes to put on an event like this, but also what medical concerns there are. How can Athletic Trainers be better prepared for distance running injuries? What are the best practices in preparing […]

Duration: 01:28:26

Running Mechanics – 215

Ryan Green has extensive expertise in running. His lively hood is focused on helping people run better. as managing partner of Varsity Running Discussion topics: Most common running injuries. How to fix them Which shoe type is better? Which apps help us identify mechanical errors? Show Notes #215 Resources:Are you ready to go minimal Contact: […]

Duration: 01:32:08

Running Through Cancer with RunDocRyan – LS1

Father, Husband Runner, Cancer Survivor. Ryan Green is an amazing resource for almost all things running related. He shares his story about battling cancer and how that relates to being an Athletic Trainer. Show Notes Resources: Email me: Twitter: @PHSSportsMed Join the Sports Medicine Broadcast email list

Duration: 00:36:20

Athletic Training Abroad – 214

Caleb Lott grew up in the US going to college in North Carolina and South Carolina but he took an internship in China. He returned to the US for a few years then got offered a new position at the Shanghai American School where he currently works. Hear how he got there Why he stays […]

Duration: 01:07:32

Hydration, Electrolyte and Sports Performance – 213

Are we drinking enough water? Should you take that 8 cups challenge at work? What about the athletes, are we actually harming them by giving them Gatorade at baseball games where they barely sweat? Pickle Juice, Powerade, Gatorade, Salt Tablets or Chicken Broth, what is unbiased research showing? Presentation: Hydration and Sport Performance Show […]

Duration: 01:27:55

Blood Flow Restrictions Training – 212

Increased Human Growth Hormone, Increased Human Growth Factor, increased muscle girth, increased muscle strength. Sounds like it is all positive with blood flow restriction training for a small fee. Discussion topics: How does it work What does it cost What does it take to be trained Who is this training available to currently Show Notes […]

Duration: 00:44:30

Biodex Protocols with Kevin Maloney – 211

Biodex is a great tool to help solve the puzzle. for most Athletic Trainers in the Secondary Setting it s not an option to have one in school. However Kevin suggests speaking with the Doctor and Physical Therapist and see if they can not work out an à la carte script for using the equipment […]

Duration: 00:53:37

Sports Medicine University – 210

Dr. David Geier joins us to discuss why he is such an advocate for athletic trainers, some of the things he does to promote Athletic Trainers and how he hopes to continue to spread the message. He also talks about the professional learning community he has created to help Sports Medicine people collaborate. “Our professional […]

Duration: 00:44:06

Thorough Cardiac Screenings – 209

Paul Waller wants to make a difference for athletes by screening and providing the best opportunity for cardiac success. Wimbledon Athletics has one of the premiere cardiac screen programs in the country and it could be yours (your students) free. Show Notes #209 Resources: Contact Email me: Twitter: @PHSSportsMed Join the Sports Medicine […]

Duration: 00:56:40

Clinical Residency and Outreach – 208

Forrest Pecha is the director of clinical Residency and is tasked with ensuring that each program is up to accreditation standards. Discussion topics: What is Clinical residency? What are the current opportunities? How does this help our practice? Are we over stepping our bounds? Show Notes #208 Resources:CAATE website for accreditation standards and guidelines […]

Duration: 01:04:08

CEUs on the Beach at SPATS – 207

SPATS allows Athletic Trainers to combine learning and vacation in one trip. High quality CEUs in an intentionally relaxed setting and still providing time to hangout or hit the beach and get some fresh seafood. The Sports Medicine Broadcast will be broadcasting live for the first time in June 2016, So Jeff Darr joins us […]

Duration: 00:55:34

Mental Health and Drug Abuse in Athletes – 206

John Ciecko 3 is a 2x drug free sport scholarship winner for his work in educating athletes, coaches, parents and community members about drugs abuse. He has also presented at NATA Convention 2015 on the “Science of Addiction, Drug Abuse and Our Athletes.” He joins the podcast today to talk more about these topics he […]

Duration: 01:00:22

Keeping NBA Athletes’ Health a Priority – 205

Joe Rogowski is the Director of Sports Medicine for the NBA Player Association. There has been a lot of talk recently about NBA teams playing too many games, or too many back to back games, resting players and returning them to play quickly. We discuss what the NBA is doing about it and what are […]

Duration: 01:08:05

AIRROSTI from a Patient’s Perspective – 204

AIRROSTI – Applied Integration for the Rapid Recovery of Soft Tissue Injuries I took the bait and tried out their services. We discuss the injury, the booking, the process, the treatments, the outcome. Spoiler Alert: I recommend AIRROSTI for soft tissue injuries that I might not be able to treat in the ATR. Discussion topics: […]

Duration: 00:52:26

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