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Athletic Training Profession

Athletic Training Profession. Athletic Training Lesson #1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYvMjokI4FE&list=PL3F7A1FD65360FA3D&index=3. What is Athletic Training. The prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and health care administration of athletic injuries.

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Athletic Training Profession

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  1. Athletic Training Profession Athletic Training Lesson #1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYvMjokI4FE&list=PL3F7A1FD65360FA3D&index=3

  2. What is Athletic Training • The prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and health care administration of athletic injuries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywemwRy2PXM

  3. NATA • National Athletic Trainers Association • Founded in 1950 • Headquarters in Dallas, TX • More that 30,000 members worldwide • N.A.T.A. establishes high standards for the education and certification of athletic trainers.

  4. Facts About Athletic Trainers • Recognized as Health Professionals by the AMA (American Medical Association) • All have a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) • 70% have a Masters Degree

  5. Team Physician 1. “cornerstone” of the medical team 2. should be on sidelines at football games or other contact sports. 3. immediately available when emergency situations arise. 4. pre-participation physicals 5. clears players for return to activity after injury. 6. works with trainer and student trainer to develop training program. 7. is on call for emergencies.

  6. NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer • is a highly educated and skilled professional specializing in health care of the physically active • has fulfilled the requirements for national certification • in some cases, met state licensure requirements. • passed the certification exam given by the NATA • consisting of a written test, practical exam, and written situations.

  7. 5 Practice Domains of Athletic Training 1.Prevention 2.Recognition, evaluation, and care of injuries 3.Rehab and reconditioning of injuries 4.Health care administration 5.Professional development and responsibility

  8. Duties of an ATC • liaison between team Dr., coach, parent, and athlete. • improve conditioning level of teams during off-season. • Assists in purchasing and reconditioning of protective equipment.

  9. Standing Orders • evaluate and provide first aid care • give basic treatments • outline rehabilitation • protective/supportive techniques • inventory and purchasing supplies • medical/accident record forms • providing treatments

  10. Other Allied Health Professionals • Homework: Come up with a list of 15 Allied Health Professions and give a brief description of what each does: • To be collected TOMORROW • Typed????? • Can be hand-written as long as I can read your writing.

  11. Athletes • must keep in good physical condition • practice proper techniques taught by coaches • play by the rules • follow coaches and athletic trainer’s instructions

  12. Parents - must be informed on nutrition and home treatments for injuries

  13. Officials -enforce the rules -monitor playing conditions -cooperates with the athletic trainer and physician when injuries occur and environmental hazards exist

  14. Coaches • Plan practices that include: • conditioning • training of athletes • teaching of techniques and rules of their sport • Select, fit, and maintain protective equipment • Supervision of facilities (field, courts) • Update their education • Work with team Dr. and Athletic trainer to do what is best for the Athlete

  15. Student Athletic Trainer • maintain a clean athletic training facility • inventory control • pack kits. • prepare electrolyte drinks (Gatorade) and take water to field/court. • make sure plenty of ice is available for drinks and treatments. • weigh athletes before and after every practice and keep weight charts. • Other record-keeping duties: • learn to tape, wrap, change dressings, give minor treatments and some first aid.

  16. Common AT Room Rules 1. co-ed facility 2. treat only student athletes 3. shower before receiving treatments 4. leave equipment in locker room 5. no loud music 6. supplies are not to be removed unless by permission from athletic trainer. 7. All treatments must be documented by staff 8. Rules can be adapted or added depending upon your school.

  17. Record Keeping • Name • Sport • Date and Time of injury • Place of injury • Injury mechanism • Injury evaluation • Care provided • Rehab recommendations • Medical referral

  18. Fundamentals of AT • Programs for conditioning, injury prevention and rehabilitation should be designed and supervised by highly educated and trained certified athletic trainers • First aid • Anatomy • Physiology • Kinesiology • Homework: define theses terms

  19. Characteristics of a good trainer • Come up with a list of 10 characteristic that you think a good athletic trainer should have

  20. Education • Degree in Athletic Training • No internship route available • Typically a 4 year program • 2 years of clinical experience • School and non-school settings

  21. University Core Curriculum Temple PENN STATE

  22. KN 1201 - Introduction to Kinesiology • KN 1223 -Human Anatomy & Physiology I • KN 1224 -Human Anatomy & Physiology II • KN 1442 -Basic Techniques in Athletic Training • KN 1444 -Movement Injuries: Prevention and Care • KN 2203 -Physiology of Physical Activity • KN 2204 -Motor Behavior • KN 2421-Emergency Medical Care for Health Professionals • KN 2431 -Pharmacology • KN 2441 -Lower Extremities: Assessment and Treatment of Injuries • KN 2442 -Upper Extremities: Assessment and Treatment of Injuries • KN 3202 -Biomechanics of Physical Activity • KN 3296 -Social-Psych of Physical Activity • KN 3441 -Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training • KN 3442 -Therapeutic Exercise • KN 3443 -Head, Neck, and Spine: Assessment and Treatment of Injuries • KN 3444 -General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training • KN 3487 -Practicum in Athletic Training I • KN 3687 -Practicum in Athletic Training II • KN 4279 -History and Philosophy of Kinesiology • KN 4311-Advanced Physiology of Exercise • KN 4443 -Organization and Administration in Athletic Training • KN 4450 -Special Topics in Athletic Training • KN 4487 -Practicum in Athletic Training III • KN 4687 -Practicum in Athletic Training IV • PH 1104 -Nutrition and Health

  23. Local Accredited Schools Pennsylvania • Alvernia College • California University of PA • Duquesne University • East Stroudsburg University • Eastern University • IUP • Kings College • Lock Haven University • Marywood College • Mercyhurst College • Messiah College • Neumann College • Penn State • Slippery Rock • Temple • Pitt • Pitt , Bradford • Waynesburg University • West Chester University Deleware • University of Delaware New Jersey • Kean University • Montclair State University • Rowan University • Seton hall • William Patterson University

  24. NATA Certification exam • Must pass in order to gain certification

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