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Excerpts — Fundamentals of Athletic Training-3rd Edition

How to become a certified athletic trainer

A discussion of the steps a student must take in order to be come a certified athletic trainer.

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Professional development for athletic trainers

Professional development refers to the ongoing responsibility of improving one’s skills and knowledge in order to deliver appropriate health care to injured athletes.

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Primary assessment of athletic injuries

The primary assessment deals with injuries that are life threatening, or injuries involving the ABCs.

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Preventing heat-related illnesses

Rushing into athletic competition without proper conditioning and training can cause a heat-related injury. Here are a few suggestions to prevent those injuries.

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An athletic trainer's role for sport nutrition

Balanced meals provide all of the nutritional requirements to be healthy and perform well.

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