Athletic Training

Definition of Athletic Training:

Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians. The services provided by ATS comprise of prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

State regulation of athletic trainers

  • Athletic trainers are licensed or otherwise regulated in 48 states; efforts continue to add licensure in Alaska and California.
  • NATA has ongoing efforts to update obsolete state practice acts that do not reflect current qualifications and practice of ATs under health care reform.
  • Athletic trainers practice under the direction of physicians.
  • ATs work under different job titles (wellness manager, physician extender, rehab specialist, etc.).
  • ATs relieve widespread and future workforce shortages in primary care support and outpatient rehab professions.
  • Academic curriculum and clinical training follows the medical model. Athletic trainers must graduate from an accredited baccalaureate or master’s program; 70 percent of ATs have a master’s degree.
  • 47 states require ATs to hold the Board of Certification credential of “Athletic Trainer, Certified” (ATC).

Athletic Training Staff

Graduate Assistant Program (Baylor University)

Outreach Services

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