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1. Organizing & Establishing an

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Lauren Briley

on 20 August 2014

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Transcript of 1. Organizing & Establishing an

Organizing & Establishing an Effective
Athletic Health Care System

Fitness Professionals in the
Sports Medicine team
National Strength and Conditioning Association has more than 30,000 members
Should be first aid and CPR certified
works with the Athletic Trainer when working with an injured athlete
In high schools the Athletic Trainer and coaches often assume this role

More Sports Medicine Team Members
Recreation Specialist
Sports Medicine Team
a multidisciplinary approach to health according The American Academy of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Goals of Professional Organizations
upgrade the field by devising & maintaining a set of professional standards, including a code of ethics
bringing together professionally competent individuals to exchange ideas
to give individuals the opportunity to collaborate
See Focus box 1 -1 for a list of Sports Medicine organizations

Athletic Trainer, athlete relationship

Role of the Family

Other members of the Sports Medicine Team
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
first aid
injury management
evaluating and diagnosing injuries
designing and supervising rehabilitation
supervising return to play
Strength & Conditioning Coaches
Personal Fitness Trainers
There are abour 400 organizations in the US that offer certification (ACSM, NASM, MSCA, ACE)
Athletic Administrator
organize, plan, and oversee activities and athletic programs in local recreation, camp, and park areas.
directly responsible for for preventing injuries by seeing that athletes have undergone a preventative injury conditioning program
responsible for hiring personnel that make up the sports medicine team
Roles and Responsibilities
Employment settings
Schools, Professional Teams, Clinics, Corporations, Military (see Appendix A)
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