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the division of sports medicine that deals with the care & prevention of athletic injuries & the management of training methods used by professional or amateur athletes & the active population
Board of Certification
- the certifying organization for the athletic trainer.
- -mission being, certify athletic trainers & to identify for the public quality health care professionals through a system of certifications, adjudication, standards of practice & continuing competancy programs
Certified Athletic Trainer
allied health care professional educated & trained in the prevention, assessment, treatment, & rehabilitation of injuries
Health Maintenance Organization
group health care plan that provides a predetermined, prepaid medical care benefit package
National Athletic Trainers
a not-for-profit advancement, encouragement, & improvement of the organization that is commited to the athletic training professsion
Physical Fitness Program
a method of exercise designed to prepare an individual to become physically able to do activities he/she wishes to do in daily life, without causing undue physical stress
Physical Therapy Assistant
an individual who has earned a two-year associate's degree & is involved in clinical tasks such as patient care & recording treatments, under direct supervision of a physical therapist
Physical Therapy Aide
an individual who is not licensed but is able to perform clerical tasks under direct supervision of a physical therapist or a physical therapy assistant
- the branch of health care that deals with evaluating athletes & preventing & treating injuries.
- -these athletes with range froim wheelchair basketball players to extreame skier
Strength & Conditioning Specialist
a professional member of the sports medicine team who evaluates existing levels of fitness & athleticism, along with helping increase strength & endurance of an individual or team while promoting a healthier lifestyle
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