Introduction - The Sports Medicine Team and Their Roles...

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The Sports Medicine Team and Their Roles History and Background What is “Sports Medicine”? Athletic Training? Recognition, treatment of injuries occur in both Sports Medicine: “A umbrella term” Athletic Training” One component / specialization of SM. Other examples : Ortho, exercise phys, nutrition, PT. .etc) Other Sports Medicine Organizations NATA (national athletic trainers association) , APTA (American Physical Therapy Assoc.) etc.
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Care of the Injured Athlete: The Sports Medicine Team Role and Responsibilities of the ATC Domains of Athletic Training (in book also) Rehabilitation, Treatment, acute injury, Recognition (assessment and diagnosis(evaluation)), prevention, counseling, Professional requirements? Must go to an accredited program (undergrad or an entry level master programs) 70% of ATC have a masters degree National certification exam (for license) 46/50 states have strict registry and regulations
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PED 217 taught by Professor Bartz during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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