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Unformatted text preview: THE CHANGING FACE OF THE A.T PROFESSION Traditional Setting colleges, 2ndary, universities-within the past decade this has progressed to more of a health care provider role clinics, hospitals, occupational and industrial places also added to the list.- A.Ts no longer just help athletes, nor do they provided health care to individuals who are injured as a result of physical activity.- There is a desire to more closely align the athletic trainer with other allied health health professionals and to establish athletic training as a clinical health care profession has necessitated changes in terminology. Injured person = client or patient SPORTS MEDICINE-An umbrella term-Areas of specialization occur under the umbrella (Performance enhancement and injury care and management)-ACSM has defined SM as a multi-disciplinary o Physiological, biomechanical, psychological, and pthaological phenomena associated with exercise and sports-...
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- Spring '08
- Health care provider