WOODTV 8 (Grand Rapids, MI) — Around 35 athletic trainers and medical professionals came together Thursday morning to get ready for any medical emergencies they may see in the upcoming sports season.

Spectrum Health’s Orthopedics & Sports Medicine division and Life EMS Ambulance partnered to offer a training session to athletic trainers from local high schools, colleges and universities. The trainers practiced responding to heat exhaustion and spine-related injuries, among other things.