K. Ellis. F. Mair, EdM, ATC, works on a patient at a youth lacrosse tournament

Repost: Top 5 Reasons to Have an Athletic Trainer at Your Event

No matter how many stories we read about life-saving action, or how many times sport’s largest figures highlight the necessity of them, there is still the need for constant education around athletic trainers.

According to a Reuter’s Health study, 33% of high schools in the US still do not have athletic trainers. In the private world of sports–which includes club teams, AAU, national governing bodies and mom & pop tournament operators–certified athletic trainers are often overlooked.

Robin Baxter, a veteran in the Sport Operation’s industry and Go4’s Director of Business Development as well as K. Ellis. F. Mair, EdM, ATC and VP of Medicine at Go4, sat down with the staff at Sports Travel Magazine to highlight the top 5 reasons why you need an athletic trainer at every event.

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Need an athletic trainer or registered nurse? Go4 is a nationwide app/platform that connects organizations with per diem healthcare providers for your events. For more information, or to find and hire an athletic trainer or registered nurse, visit go4.io