What do athletic trainers do?

March is National Athletic Trainer month and Brain Injury Awareness month. These are both major topics in sports medicine. Although each deserve their own blog, now is a great time to introduce who athletic trainers are and the role they … Continue reading

A new role – Dietitian in a pediatric office

Dear reader – I would like to share my new position at Dayton Children’s Hospital with you! The past 15 months have been busy creating it with a colleague of mine, Marisa VanSchuyver.  You see, if you remember, I was … Continue reading

Delicious tortellini soup recipe

Lent is upon those of the Catholic faith and this means meatless Friday’s.  Eating a meatless meal can be a healthy twist– eliminating a food source (meat) that could be rich in calories and fat.  Going meatless long-term eliminates a … Continue reading

5 ways to get kids involved in your fitness routine

Time Magazine recently published an article on fitness trends in 2015. Many of these have been around for years, but their popularity continues to grow as we learn about their benefits. Today’s post is a quick review of these trends, … Continue reading

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