There exists, for one who wishes to find it, a wealth on information on athletic training prior to the formation of the national athletic trainers' association in 1950 unfortunately, much of this information is in newspapers, magazine articles and books long out of print. Over the past two decades, athletic training education has grown in uniformity, breadth and depth as the profession streamlined the educational preparation of athletic trainers 1-2 in addition, athletic training practice has continued to grow and evolve, resulting in dynamic changes in. This article originally appeared in the april 2017 issue of athletic business with the title from weights to wellness: the evolution of campus recreation athletic business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry.
Athletic training education journal, v4 n1 p14-18 jan-mar 2009 objective: the primary objective of this paper is to present the evolution, purpose, and definition of direct supervision in the athletic training clinical education. The master of science in athletic training program is appropriate for students with an existing bachelor's degree in a related field (eg human biology, kinesiology, exercise science) who would like to pursue the profession of athletic training. To present a chronologic review of the history and evolution of athletic training education in the united states as related to the professional growth of athletic training and the national.
Myth: athletic training doesn't require much of an education fact: according to the nata, more than 70 percent of athletic trainers hold at least a master's degree currently all certified and/or licensed athletic trainers must have a bachelor's degree from a caate -accredited college or university. Search for accredited programs the caate accredits three different types of educational programs in athletic training professional programs lead to eligibility to sit for the board of certification examination and to enter the profession of athletic training. Al education in athletic training, sauers said c all it the continued evolution of athletic training education with the most significant changes to entry-level education. Athletic training has been recognized by the american medical association (ama) as an allied health care profession since june 1991 athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Chronicles the history and evolution of athletic training education in the united states as related to the professional growth of athletic training and the national athletic trainers' association (nata.
Presents a chronologic review of the history and evolution of us athletic training education as related to the professional growth of athletic training and the national athletic trainers' association, reviewing activities of various committees, task forces, and association members and tracing them. The athletic training education program (atep) provides majors with skills in the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries the commission on accreditation of athletic training education (caate) accredits the program recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. Latest athletic training methods, provided a forum for the exchange of ideas regarding the conditioning and training of athletes, the discussion of training room problems, and the care and treatment of minor injuries in athletics. The history and evolution of athletic training education in the united states journal of athletic training, 34 (1), 53-61 3 commission on accreditation of athletic training education.
1 evolution of an athletic trainer by jeanna polonchek, edd, atc the life and times of an athletic trainer have changed over the past twenty years. To become an athletic trainer, candidates must graduate with a degree in athletic training from an accredited athletic training program and successfully pass the board of certification (boc) exam to practice as an athletic trainer in most states, the individual must also be credentialed within the state. Fnu online education the evolution of distance learning may 23, 2014 by admin while planning your next semester, you begin to consider taking a few online courses. To present a chronologic review of the history and evolution of athletic training education in the united states as related to the professional growth of athletic training and the national athletic trainers' association commonly accepted characteristics of a profession are an identifiable body of.
Athletic training education serves the millennial generation not only in the classroom, but in the clinical setting as well a new understanding of this student allows educators to develop learning skills didactically and clinically. The evolution of athletic training education in the united states is closely intertwined with the history and development of the national athletic trainers' association (nata) the nata was founded with a stated purpose to build and strengthen the profession of athletic training through an exchange of ideas, knowledge, and methods of.