Welcome to the "Inside Athletic Training" podcast, where host Sam Radbil takes a deep dive into the world of sports medicine with experts in the field. In this episode, we are joined by Mike Frostad, Head Athletic Trainer & Director of Sports Medicine for the Los Angeles Angels.
Mike brings over two decades of experience in sports medicine and has worked with some of the biggest names in sports. He provides a unique perspective on the daily operations of an athletic training staff and sports medicine department in a professional sports organization. Throughout the episode, Mike shares his insights on communication with players, his 2021 World Series Championship with the Atlanta Braves, the challenges that come with managing a team of athletes with different needs, the upcoming World Baseball Classic, and much more. He also discusses the importance of relationships between medical staff, coaches, and players, and the role mental health awareness plays in professional sports today.
Whether you're a fan of baseball, interested in sports medicine, or simply curious about the inner workings of a professional sports organization, this episode is for you. Tune in to gain a better understanding of the vital role that athletic trainers play in keeping athletes healthy and on the field.
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