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Athletic Training

“Athletic trainers (ATs) are unique health care providers and an essential member of any health care team skilled and trained in the prevention of injury and illness, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergency, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions.”

“The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program prepares students to function as health care providers in injury prevention, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation and is specifically designed to prepare students for a career in allied health care as a certified athletic trainer. Athletic trainers are currently employed in colleges and universities, public and private high schools, corporations, physical therapy clinics, professional organizations, the military, factories, and hospitals.”

What does an athletic trainer do?

  • Promote healthy lifestyle behaviors through education to enhance personal and community wellness
  • Examine, assess, and diagnose injuries and illnesses
  • Handle a variety of injuries and illnesses
  • Use therapeutic exercise, modality devices, and manual techniques to rehabilitate and recondition injuries, illnesses, and general medical conditions
  • Practice best practices to promote optimal patient care

Idaho State University does have an Athletic Training program offered on Pocatello campus. 

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