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The Sports Medicine Team

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Lindsey Pugh

on 5 September 2012

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The Sports Medicine Team Human Performance Injury Management Exercise Physiology Biomechanics Sport Psychology Sports Massage Practice of Medicine Sports Physical Therapy Athletic Training Players on the Sports Medicine Team Physicians
Physicians Assistant
Physical Therapist
Athletic Trainer
Massage Therapist Exercise Physiologist
Sport Psychologist
Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Social Worker Primary Players Physician Coach Athlete Athletic Trainer 12 Domains Acute care of injury and illness
Assessment and evaluation
General medical conditions and disabilities
Health care administration
Nutritional aspects of injury and illnesses
Pathology of illness and injuries NATABOC Certification Requirements Candidates for certification must meet NATABOC established requirements
For students graduating in 2003 and beyond, NATABOC no longer requires clinical hours
CAAHEP accredited programs must develop and implement a clinical instruction plan according to 2001 Standards and Guidelines to ensure that students meet all AT educational competencies and clinical proficiencies in academic courses with measurable outcomes
Accreditation process will be concerned with the quality of experiences and student outcomes and knowledge rather the number of hours accrued
As of January, 2004 the internship route to certification will no longer be accepted
All candidates for certification will have to meet CAAHEP requirements
Successful completion of all parts of the certification exam will earn the credential of ATC Employment Settings Secondary Schools
1995 NATA adopted a position statement supporting hiring athletic trainers in secondary schools
1998 AMA adopted policy calling for ATC’s to be employed in all high school athletic programs
~ 30,000 public high schools in U.S.
Between 20-25% of high schools have ATC’s
School Districts
ATC floats between several schools in same district College and Universities
Number of ATC’s varies considerably
Extent of coverage varies
2000 Task Force published Recommendations and Guidelines for Appropriate Medical Coverage for Intercollegiate Athletics
Based on a mathematical model created by a number of variables Professional Teams
~ 5% of employed ATC’s Sports Medicine Clinics
The largest % of employed ATC’s found in this setting
Work in the clinic in AM and in high school in PM Industrial and Corporate Settings
ATC’s oversee fitness, injury rehabilitation, and work-hardening programs
Understanding of workplace ergonomics is essential State Regulation Athletic trainers in many individual states organized efforts to secure recognition by seeking some type of regulation of the athletic trainer by state licensing agencies To date 40 of the 50 states have enacted
some type of regulatory statute governing
the practice of athletic training Rules and regulations governing the practice of athletic training vary tremendously from state to state The Sports Medicine Team Professional
Responsibilities Prevention of athletic injuries
Recognition, evaluation and assessment of injuries
Immediate care of injuries
Treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries
Health care administration
Professional development and responsibility These are all tasks that every entry level athletic trainer must be able to do. This has been determined by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (nataboc) Pharmacological aspects of injury and illnesses
Professional development and responsibility
Psychosocial intervention and referral
Risk management and injury prevention
Therapeutic exercise
Therapeutic modalities Primary Care MD Orthopedic Surgeon Sports Psychiatrist
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