What is Athletic Training?
“Athletic training encompasses the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions. Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA), Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an allied health care profession.”
What is an Athletic Trainer?
Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers work under the direction of a physician as prescribed by state licensure statutes.” Student-athlete safety is a top priority for the athletic trainer. Athletic trainers are here to support your student-athlete in a multitude of ways and help them be the healthiest and best athlete they can be.
- Emergency Care
- Evaluation of injuries
- Injury prevention
- Therapeutic modalities in athletic training room (Electric Stimulation, Ultrasound, Game Ready, Normatec, Manual Therapy)
- Sports medicine clinic with team physician able to see athletes
Dr. Chris Jordan, MD, ATC Team Physician Saint Joseph Sports Medicine Institute (574) 335-6214
Anna Roberts, MS, LAT, ATC Athletic Trainer firstname.lastname@example.org