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AT 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6,9,12: Contact Sport, Clinical Urine Tests, Family Educational Rights And Privacy Act

Athletic Training
Course Code
AT 114
Lennart Johns

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Chapter 1 Professional Development and Responsibilities (p1-35)
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
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
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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NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports
3 major objectives:
Collects and develops pertinent information about desirable training methods, prevention and
treatment of sports injuries, utilization of sound safety measures at the college level, drug
education and drug testing
Disseminates information and adopts recommended policies and guidelines designed to further the
objectives listed above
Supervises drug-education and drug-testing programs
Examples of policies/position statements
I would like each of you to spend some time looking at the following links, Yellow
highlighted ones especially and a few other that might be of interest.
Athletes face even more personal and physical challenges than the average college student.
Below are links to resources and programs that the NCAA supports to help student-athletes stay
healthy and make the proper choices. The NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and
Medical Aspects of Sports (CSMAS) is to provide expertise and leadership to the Association in
order to promote a healthy and safe environment for student-athletes through research, education,
collaboration and policy development.
Recently Released
Raising Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Collapse in Sports
2011-12 NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook
Heat Illness Education Posters (1) (2) (3)
Concussion Education Materials
The Student-Athlete with Sickle Cell Trait Education Materials
Football Education - Player Safety
Policy and Reference Documents
NCAA Drug Testing
NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook
NCAA Playing Rules
NCAA Legislation
Additional Health and Safety Resources
Female Athlete Triad Prevention
Hazing Prevention Resources
Managing Student Athletes' Mental Health Issues
Mandatory Medical Examination Questions & Answers
Medical Care and Coverage
MRSA - Addressing skin infection prevention through proper hygiene practices
Nutrition and Performance
Nutritional Supplements - Impermissible/Permissible
Pregnant & Parenting Student-athletes: Resources and Model Policies
Safety in Student Transportation: A Resource Guide for Colleges and Universities
Step Up! Bystander Intervention from the University of Arizona
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