ERIC Number: EJ596216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Certified Athletic Trainers in Secondary Schools: Report of the Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association.
Lyznicki, James M.; Riggs, Joseph A.; Champion, Hunter C.
Journal of Athletic Training, v34 n3 p272-76 Jul-Sep 1999
Identifies professional responsibilities, educational requirements, and current use of certified athletic trainers in prevention and care of high school sports injuries, using literature from the MEDLINE and Health STAR databases. Whereas most high school sports injuries are minor, adequately trained personnel should be present to ensure early treatment and proper healing. Recommendations on the use of such personnel are provided. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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