Category Archives: Fitness Training 101

Shoulder Safety Part 3: rotator cuff anatomy

This blog entry will focus on the rotator cuff anatomy, a part of the body one might hear a lot about, but is frequently misunderstood.  By reading this entry, one will understand the function and anatomy of the rotator cuff, … Continue reading

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Shoulder Safety Part 2: bony shoulder anatomy

The shoulder (glenohumeral joint) is very complicated.  It is comprised of three bones, the shoulder blade (scapula), collar bone (clavicle) and upper arm bone (humerus).  It is classified as a ball and socket joint (similar to the hip), but lacks … Continue reading

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Are you working with an athletic trainer — or just a “trainer?”

During my first year at UW-Eau Claire, I was confident that athletic training was something that I wanted to do as a career.  While many of my roommates went without a major,  flipped majors, or even changed schools,  I was … Continue reading

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