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Which Athletic Training Kit is Right for You?

Posted by Ryan Greenwood

March 16, 2018 at 9:01 AM

Just like with machines, any time you do something that involves moving parts, there's a certain risk of damage. The amount you move and how much effort you put into each motion also contributes to this potential risk. Taking a sedate walk around the neighborhood may have minimal consequences but when you're running your hardest trying to beat your best time or get to the finish line before your competitors, a single mismanaged movement could result in a serious injury.

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits

Prepare to Be a First Responder with the Right Medical Bag for the Job

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 4, 2018 at 8:09 AM

When it comes to athletic training, the focus is always on striving for one step closer to perfection. Athletes are driven by the desire to shave half a second off their last running time, achieve five extra reps per set, and becoming more accurate with each throw. With this constant forward momentum, it's no surprise that almost no one on the field or in the gym is considering the possibilities of serious injury. Sure, everyone tries to maintain good form to avoid a strain, but a life changing accident is the last thing anyone wants to think about. However, every team and facility has at least one concerned individual who is ready for anything, and we call them first responders. These brave men and women are always ready to lend a hand and are usually excellently equipped with a medical bag prepared for almost anything.

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Topics: Athletic Trainers, Athletic Training Kits, first responder

New Year, New You: Choosing Athletic Training Kits

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 2, 2018 at 9:03 AM

 

Attention Athletic Trainers! It's time to consider your athletic training kit options.



With all that training, however, you need an athletic training kit that's going to handle all your needs when you're at the gym, working out with your teammates, or simply hitting the trails to run. From injury prevention to dealing with sprains, strains, and other issues that could prevent you from meeting your goals, you want an athletic training kit that will provide you with everything you need to handle whatever your workout throws at you. This year, be prepared for anything with an athletic training kit that's already been put together for you. Choosing the one that's best for you is simple: it starts with knowing what your individual needs are and what injuries you're likely to face in your sport of choice.

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Topics: Athletic Trainers, Athletic Training Kits

Be Ready for Anything with a Medical Bag or Athletic Training Kit

Posted by Andrea Hamel

April 27, 2017 at 3:23 PM

Almost no one prepares for an injury, but immediate care is essential for getting you back in the game quickly. Whether you're putting time in at the gym or hiking in remote back country, every athlete needs a medical bag or athletic training kit. Part of a league? Your friends will thank you for coming prepared to help an injured player. Be the hero for your kid's sports team when you bring this along to the game. Maybe you're just stopping to help someone who rolled an ankle on the bike trail. Whatever your activity is, a medical bag is an important part of caring for yourself and others. 

If you're considering a medical bag or athletic training kit, use these tips to select one that's right for you. Don't risk a long recovery. Prepare for the worst so you can play at your best.

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits, Medical Bags

Packing Your Back to School Athletic Training Kit

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM

With the end of summer, many high school and college athletes and coaches are heading back to a regular training schedule for the first time. Whether it's your first season or your last, you may find yourself wondering whether or not you've managed to pack that athletic training kit with everything you could possibly need. You've examined all of your gear carefully. You've checked everything to make sure that it's in good shape. Now, what about those important extras that will take your training from ordinary to exceptional, preparing you for potential sprains, strains, and other injuries and ensuring that you're ready for whatever happens on the field?

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits

Items You May Not Have Considered Including in Your Athletic Training Kit

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 11, 2016 at 1:09 PM

While many athletes have gauze, ointment, medical tape, and other traditional medical supplies handy when playing sports, there are other valuable items that are often missing from athletic training kits. Here is a look at six items you likely want in your athletic training kit, most of which will only take up a small space in your bag.

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits

7 Weird Items That Aren't in Athletic Training Kits, but Should Be

Posted by Andrea Hamel

April 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM

 You don't need to have a professional sports doctor waiting on the sidelines of your pick-up game, but you should most definitely have an athletic training kit. Even with all the safety equipment available today, injuries are just part of the sport. Most injuries need not stop your game if you have the appropriate medical supplies packed, but still the unexpected happens. While packing an athletic training kit full of bandages, gauze, and disinfectant is a must, there are a few more curious items that you may want to consider stashing inside.

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6 Questions to Ask When Choosing Athletic Training Kits

Posted by Andrea Hamel

February 11, 2016 at 1:14 PM

Are you in the market for medical bags or athletic training kits?  Did you know that choosing the right bag is almost as important as choosing the supplies that go in the bag?  The right bag can make your job as an atheltic trainer or medical professional much easier, allowing you to do your job efficiently and effectively with all the necessary supplies readily available to you.  Here are 6 questions athletic trainers should ask themselves before choosing a medical bag or athletic training kit:

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits

What To Include in Your Medical Bags (Athletic Training Kits)

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM

You are on the sidelines of your child's sporting event when an injury occurs. Where is your medical bag (athletic training kit)? Now is not the time to find that it's not stocked and ready to use. Do you know what should be included? Here is a list of important items to gather and have ready.

 

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits

You Shouldn't Overlook The Importance of a Medical Bag

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 7, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Professional teams have team doctors, sports therapists and athletic trainers on the sidelines, there to tend to any player who needs medical assistance during practice or a game. That’s because, even with all of the safety equipment in use today, injuries are still a part of playing sports. And this isn’t only true of professional athletes. Accidents and injuries can occur in any sport, and to athletes of all ages.

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits

Heroes wanted, Cape Provided

Posted by Chad Schomber

September 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Show us why you are a hero or #NeedAHero for a chance to win $7500 of new Mueller Hero Kits and tons of great Mueller products for your athletic training room.

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits

Athletic trainer kits: just as ready as you are

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 19, 2015 at 9:11 AM

The professional athletic trainer is out there on the front lines, ready to swing into action. Any injury an athlete might possibly suffer needs immediate first aid, and the trainer has to be there, ready to assist the athlete. Since the range of possible injuries is wide, the trainer has to have on hand a lot of first-aid supplies and be able to quickly transport them to the site of the injury. 

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Topics: Athletic Training Kits, Medical Bags

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