A4IA Athletic Trainers

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Does your school or club have an Athletic Trainer on staff? Our goal is to educate and raise awareness about this very important medical professional YOU want as part of your team. This is the person who is medically trained to care for your student athletes health.

Athletic Trainers are physical medicine specialists who:

  • Are trained to SAVE lives

  • Help keep YOUR athletes safe

  • Make clinical decisions regarding injury prevention and rehabilitation 

  • Provide recognition of and on-site emergency care for catastrophic events such as sudden cardiac arrest, heat illness and concussions 

  • Are recognized as allied professionals by the American Medical Association 

  • Have earned a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited university 

  • Have completed appropriate clinical training 

  • Are certified nationally by the Board of Certification