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5 Tips for Sun Safety

5 Tips for Sun Safety in Youth Sports As the sunny days roll in and the sports fields call your name, it’s essential to gear up not only with your equipment but also with some serious sun protection. Whether you’re dribbling on the basketball court, scoring goals on the soccer…

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The Importance of the DAT

By:  Dr. Lindsey Eberman Is what we really want, more money… or are we chasing joy in the wrong way? In the last decade, the professional of athletic training has changed drastically. In addition to a degree-level change for entry into practice, there has been the proliferation…

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10 THINGS YOU NEED TO WORK PER DIEM THIS SUMMER

Memorial Day Weekend is a hazy memory, and you’re ready to pick up some extra cash before that bachelor/bachelorette party/cousin’s wedding/weekend vacation/concert/trip you’ve been planning for months but haven’t saved for just yet. As you scroll through the app and pick a couple of gigs, here are the top 10…

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Why did we partner with the CAATE?

There is an old proverb that goes, “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”  Our new partnership with the CAATE exemplifies this sentiment and our commitment to excellence in education and advancing the profession of athletic training. Since we began…

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The CAATE and Go4 Forge Partnership

The CAATE and Go4 Establish Partnership to Enhance Athletic Training Education and Career Opportunities The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and Go4 have partnered to bolster student and trainee recruitment efforts within the athletic training profession. The collaboration between CAATE and Go4 will advance the following…

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What you need to know about lightning

Lightning strikes fast, turning a sunny afternoon into a dangerous situation. Here’s what you need to know about lightning safety: Get your Lightning Safety Action Plan HERE. Make a Plan: Game, practice, a camp, or tournament, you need a venue specific lightning safety plan that includes: A weather…

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7 Tax Tips for Per Diem Athletic Trainers

Being a per diem athletic trainer requires enough juggling with your full-time schedule, keeping athletes healthy, and communicating with parents or coaches.And then tax season hits.Don’t let it get you sidelined. Here are 7 things you need to know to get more deductions and keep more money in your…

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Food Insecurity, Explained

How often does the topic of food insecurity come across your desk, or table? We teamed up with Temple University’s Elizabeth Neil PhD, LAT, ATC and Jamie L. Mansell, PhD, LAT, ATC to discuss. For many of us, we face a series of daily decisions concerning what we are going…

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Combating Food Insecurity with Indiana State University’s DAT Program

When you hear the phrase “Food Insecurity”, what comes to mind? What population do you think of first? And how are they impacted? Check out the latest blog, Combating Food Insecurity with Indiana State University’s DAT Program from our partners at ISU (Where Go4 account-holders can get their DAT…

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The Legal Landscape of Youth Sports Safety: A Go4 Examination

In an era where scrutiny over the welfare of young athletes has intensified, the awareness surrounding liability and responsibility of sports organizers has grown. Multiple cases revealing insufficient preparedness or affirmative negligence by sports entities has underscored the life-altering injuries young participants face. But beyond the ethical duty to…

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AT Spotlight: Melissa Gresham, a Travel Athletic Trainer

Thinking about taking a Travel AT contract job, but want to hear about someone else’s travel experience first? Check out this Travel Athletic Trainer Spotlight. Meet Melissa Gresham, a former college athletic trainer who is now working as a Travel AT and enjoying the benefits that come with…

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Athletic Trainer Account Profile and Preferences – Matchmaker

The Go4 app connects athletic trainers with the per diem (and Travel) jobs that ATs want to work. But how do we make sure ATs are seeing jobs that are relevant to them? With the new Athletic Trainer Account Profile and Preferences on Go4. Log into the…