The Cass Health Podcast

Keeping Student Athletes Healthy with Andy Niemann, MS, LAT, ATC

September 15, 2023 Cass Health Season 2 Episode 7
The Cass Health Podcast
Keeping Student Athletes Healthy with Andy Niemann, MS, LAT, ATC
Show Notes

Cass Health's Athletic Trainer Andy Niemann joins us to talk all things sports. We talk about his background, how he got into athletic training, why he loves sports, and his favorite sports memories. A big part of Andy's role at Cass Health is supporting the health and safety of student athletes at Atlantic High School both on and off the field. Our topics included:

  • The role of the AT and their relationships with coaches and athletes
  • Common injuries and injury prevention
  • Concussion symptoms and return-to-play protocols
  • A parent's role during sporting events
  • Navigating the maze of supplements & sports drinks
  • Things parents and fans could have on hand for minor injuries
  • Nutrition and hydration for athletes

Looking for our Fueling Trojan Athletes nutritional information? Find those downloads and learn more about supporting the health of student athletes at casshealth.org/sports.