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AT 114 Study Guide - Comprehensive Final Guide: American Physical Therapy Association, Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine


Department
Athletic Training
Course Code
AT 114
Professor
Lennart Johns
Study Guide
Final

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Quinnipiac University
AT 114
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Chapter 1 Professional Development and Responsibilities (p1-35)
History
1917 “The Trainers Bible” Dr. S.E. Bilik
1920 The Cramer Family, Started Chemical Company
1932 “The First Aider”, Cramer
1930 Attempt to establish NATA, Failed with the start of WWII
1947-50 Second Effort to establish NATA
1950 First meeting of the NATA in Kansas City
Primary purpose to establish professional Standards
101 members
1974 4,500 member
2000 23,000 members
2010 32, 000 members
The changing face of the Athletic Training profession
Started as primarily college and professional football
Now includes: hospitals, clinics, NASA, rodeo, industrial, military, law enforcement, pentagon, CDC,
physician extender
Populations include: youth, adolescent, adults and occupational athletes
See table 1.1 for employment setting for Athletic Trainers
Professional Organizations provide goals:
Upgrade the field by devising and maintaining a set of professional standards, including a code of
ethics.
Bring together professionally competent individuals to exchange ideas, stimulate research and promote
critical thinking
Give individual an opportunity to work as a group with a singleness of purpose
The whole is greater than the sum!!
Athletic Training has provided a link between athletics and the medical community
Sports Medicine generic term that encompasses many different areas of sports related to both
performance and injury.
Athletic Training
Physical Therapy
Sports Nutrition
Biomechanics
Exercise Physiology
Sport Psychology
Practice of medicine related to athletics
Sports Medicine multidisciplinary, including the physiological, biomechanical, psychological, and
pathological phenomena associated with exercise and sports
Conclude that Athletic Training is a
Specialization under the field of Sports Medicine
The primary Sports Medicine Team consists of the coach, the athletic trainer, and the team physician.
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Look up each of the foundations/associations below. Specifically find & know their mission statements
International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), 1928
Olympic games
Mission statement:
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), 1947
Many team physicians are members
Mission statement:
National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), 1950
Mission Statement to enhance the quality of health care for the physically active through education
and research in prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries.
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM),1954
Interested in studying all aspects of sports
Members include medical doctors, doctors of philosophy, physical educators, athletic trainers, coaches,
physical therapists, kinesiologist, exercise physiologists and other interested in sports.
Mission statement:
American Orthopaedic Society for Sport Medicine (AOSSM), 1972
Encourage and support scientific research in orthopedic sports medicine
Mission statement:
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA), 1978
Mission statement: Facilitate and advance a professional exchange of ideas in strength development as
it relates to the improvement of athletic performance and fitness
American Academy of Pediatrics, Sports Committee, 1979
Mission statement: Educate pediatricians about the special needs of children who participate in sports
American Physical Therapy Association, Sports Physical Therapy Section (APTA), 1981
Forum to establish collegial relations between physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and
physical therapy students interested in sports physical therapy
Mission statement:
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