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Coping with an injury as a varsity athlete

Tate Cadang, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

Athletes here at Whitman College frequently sustain injuries. Regardless of severity, athletes continue to get both physically and mentally in shape during their treatments to prepare for their next season. Strengthening an injured area is a long process to undergo, but with attention to the finer det...

Trainers Give Their All for Athletes

Marah Alindogan

October 17, 2013

Injuries are not enjoyable for any athlete. Yet, as an athlete who suffered an ACL tear during my collegiate career, the athletic training room became my second home due to the many hours of knee rehabilitation. In the process I had the pleasure of getting to know the men who make it their mission to...

Concussed at Whitman: A personal account

Sylvie Luiten

November 17, 2011

Elbow, Apple, Carpet, Saddle, Bubble. If you have ever suspected that you had a head injury, chances are you have been asked to remember these five words and repeat them to test your immediate memory. I was asked to repeat these words in the Varsity Athletics Training Room after sustaining a concussion...

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