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  1. A broad field of medical practice related to physical activity and sport.
    Sports medicine
  2. Goals of sports medicine:
    • 1. to upgrade the field by devising and maintaining a set of pro standards, including a code of ethics
    • 2. to bring toggether professionally competent individuals to exchange ideas, stimulate research, and promote critical thinking
    • 3. to give individuals an opportunity to work as a group with a singleness of purpose, thereby making it possible for them to achieve objectives that, separately, they could not accomplish
  3. Sports umbrella: 2 sides? and professions of each
    • 1. Performance Enhancement
    • -Exercise Physiology
    • -Biomechanics
    • -Sport Psychology
    • -Sports Nutrition
    • -Strength and conditioning
    • -Personal fitness training
    • -Coaching
    • -Physical Education
    • 2. Injury Care & Management
    • -Practice of Medicine
    • -Athletic Training
    • -Sports Physical Therapy
    • -Sports Massage Therapy
    • -Sports Dentistry
    • -Sports Chiropractic
    • -Sport Podiatry
  4. Have the responsibility to clearly understand the limits of their ability to function as a health care provider in the state where they are employed.
  5. All coaches should be certified in what 2 areas?
    • 1. First aid
    • 2. CPR/ AED
  6. Are employed by schools and school systems, colleges and universities, pro athletic teams, sports med clinics, corporations in industry, and less traditional orgs such as the performing arts, NASCAR, NASA, the military, med equipment sales/support
    Athletic trainers
  7. Roles and resposibilities of the AT
    • -Injury prevention
    • -Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
    • -Immediate care
    • -Treatment, rehab, and reconditioning
    • -Organization and administration
    • -Professional responsibilities
  8. Has the absolute authority in determining the health status of an athlete who wishes to participate in the sports program
    Team physician
  9. Other members of the sports med team that support personnel concerned with athletes' health and safety:
    • -Nurse
    • -School health services
    • -Physician
    • -Dentist
    • -Podiatrist
    • -Strength and conditioning coach
    • -Sports pt
    • -Refs
    • -Massage therapists
    • -Nutritionist
  10. **Every athletic health care program must develop policies and procedures that carefully delineate the daily routine of the program. Who will be taking care of them, when to deal with them, etc. **
  11. **Keeping adequate records is of major importance in the athletic health care program.**
  12. Preparticipation health examination:
    • 1. Medical history
    • 2. Physical examination
    • 3. Maturity assessment
    • 4. Orthopedic screening
  13. Examples of fixed epuipment(things usually not removed from the athletic health care facitlity)
    Icemakers, weight equipment, electrical therapeuric modalities
  14. Examples of nonfixed equipment(part of an emergency or field kit, or that may be at the sport site)
    tape, bandages, scissors, splints, training kits
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