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Nikki Webb, pictured during a July 2016 wrestling NYU Global trip to Germany, Austria and Prague, where she volunteered.

Nikki Webb: The Evolution From Athlete to Athletic Trainer

May 1, 2017
Coordinator of Athletic Training at NYU Nikki Webb discussed her evolution from an athlete to a member of the NYU Athletics teams.
Bryan Costello joined NYU’s sport medicine department as an athletic trainer in July 2016. He works with the wrestling, women’s soccer and men’s volleyball teams.

The Newest Addition to NYU’s Athletic Training Family

April 17, 2017
Meet Bryan Costello, the newest member of the NYU athletic training family.
Along with his colleagues, Matthew Devens, pictured in the center, helps a girl that collapsed at the High School Track and Field Nationals, which took place at Greensboro North Carolina in 2013.

By Water or by Land: Matthew Devens

April 3, 2017
Without its trainers, NYU Athletics wouldn't be able to function nearly as smoothly. Athletic trainer Matthew Devens has been at NYU since 2011, but has had a passion for athletic training since college.
WSN profiles Arturo Flores, pictured in the center, who is an athletic trainer at NYU. He has been surrounded by sports his entire life and continues to be active even outside of NYU.

Arturo “Roy” Flores: Athletic Trainer and Mentor

March 27, 2017
NYU Athletics would be incomplete without the help of its trainers. Here's a look at the contributions of Arturo "Roy" Flores.
NYU’s athletic training room is located at the Palladium Athletic Facility on 14th street. The training room provides treatment before and after competitions for athletes and rehab programs, among others.

The Importance of Athletic Trainers in College Sports

February 21, 2017
Athletic trainers heavily impact the student-athlete experience at NYU, but their influence can't always be seen.
There are rumors that basketball player Carmelo Anthony is considering on leaving the Knicks.  With his career up in the air, his decision is creating tension within the already poorly performing team.

The Past, Present and Future of Carmelo Anthony

February 15, 2017
Despite being an NBA scoring champion, nine-time NBA All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony's NBA career is in question.
Qizhi Wong, sophomore golfer, mutters “come on Cheech” as part of his pre-shot routine.

Superstitions in Sports: Real or Fake?

February 6, 2017
Sports and superstitions go hand in hand. Check out some athletes' superstitions here.