NMS Sports Medicine Info

Copy of Meet the Team Flyer - NMS.2021.07.13.2.pdf

The Certified Athletic Trainer:

The Certified Athletic Trainer is a highly educated health care professional skilled in the prevention, recognition, management, and rehabilitation of injuries that result from physical activity. Specifically, the ATC specializes in five practice areas or domains:

1. Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection

2. Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis

3. Immediate and Emergency Care

4. Treatment and Rehabilitation

5. Organization and Professional Health and Well-Being

The ATC functions as an integral member of the health care team. The Certified Athletic Trainer works under the direction of a licensed physician and in cooperation with other health care professionals, athletics administrators, coaches and parents. Each Certified Athletic Trainer has fulfilled the requirements for certification established by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification, Inc. He/she must also be licensed by the state through the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board.