•  
    Sports Medicine Americas High SchoolSafe Sports School National Athletic Trainers' Association 1st Team
     

    Americas High School Athletic Training Program

    Define "Athletic Training"

    Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians. The services provided by Licensed (and/or Certified) Athletic Trainers are prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention,and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Students who want to become licensed or certified athletic trainers must earn a degree from an accredited athletic training curriculum Program. Accredited programs include formal instruction in areas such as injury/illness prevention, first aid and emergency care, assessment of injury/illness, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic modalities, and nutrition. Classroom learning is enhanced through clinical education experiences. (http://www.nata.org/athletic-training)