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The Evolution of the Athletic Training Profession

Eleni Diakogeorgiou, R. Richard Ray Jr., Sara Brown, Jay Hertel, and Douglas J. Casa

Athletic training as a profession traces back to Ancient Greece with the birth of athletics ( Ebel, 1999 ). The Greeks viewed Herodicus, a physician and a mentee of Hippocrates, as an athletic trainer (AT; Ebel, 1999 ). During the dark ages, athletic training went dormant until the 1800s ( Ebel

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Clinical Decision Making in Athletic Training

Russell L. Muir

where clinicians overestimate their levels of skill, knowledge, or judgment 26 The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the topics of heuristics and CBs are taught in athletic training education and whether differences in perceived understanding of their use and risk exist between those who

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Cultural Competence in Athletic Training Education Programs: A Critically Appraised Topic

Megan N. Sears, Dani M. Moffit, and Rebecca M. Lopez

reflected by the ethnicity demographics within athletic training, which may challenge the quality of care that diverse patients are receiving. By having providers that do not share similar racial backgrounds, patients may feel less satisfied with the care provided, which ultimately affects patient

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The Need for Contextual Intelligence in Athletic Training

Matthew R. Kutz

Each is deceived by the sense of finality peculiar to the stage of development at which he stands. (Carl Jung) Athletic training is experiencing an accelerating pace of change. The ambiguity and uncertainty associated with that change show no signs of diminishing. The world that athletic trainers

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Reflections on a Career Spanning Kinesiology and Athletic Training

David H. Perrin

the pedagogical principles I applied over my entire career. And Jim Thieser’s class in care and prevention of athletic injuries helped to seed my passion for a career in athletic training and sports medicine. Charlie and TR became incredibly important mentors and friends as an undergraduate student

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True Grit? The Relationship Between Grit and Intentions to Enter the Athletic Training Profession

Andrew R. Gallucci, Ashlyne Elliott, Leslie Oglesby, Kristina White, and Katie Richardson

Retaining high-quality students and having them enter the profession continues to be important to athletic training programs (ATP) and athletic training. 1 – 4 Admission criteria are often associated with success on the Board of Certification exam and entrance into the field of athletic training

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Professional Conflict in Athletic Training and Nursing Environments: A Commentary on Comparisons and Solutions

Alicia M. Pike Lacy, Thomas G. Bowman, Craig R. Denegar, and Stephanie M. Singe

care industry as a system of collaborating units versus separate silos brings to light various similarities across professions. Nursing and athletic training have similar histories, especially before the move to graduate professional education in athletic training. Both professions have professional

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AIDS and Athletic Training

Daniel P. Strukel

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome has only recently begun to receive attention in the field of athletic training. Previously, there was a preconceived notion that athletes were beyond contracting this disease. However, with the announcement of Earvin “Magic” Johnson's contraction of HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS, this concept has fallen by the wayside. Now, many clinicians recognize that the patients they treat may be carrying this virus and thus want to become more knowledgeable about the disease. This article addresses questions concerning transmission of AIDS, prevention of HIV transmission, and precautions that must be undertaken to protect both the athlete and the athletic trainer from this disease. Knowledge about this disease and use of appropriate precautions will substantially decrease the risk of HIV transmission in athletics.

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Comparison of the Practice Patterns of Athletic Training and Therapy Professionals Across Three Countries

Hideyuki E Izumi and Masaaki Tsuruike

Key Points ▸ No studies have compared the practice patterns of athletic training and therapy (ATT) professionals internationally. ▸ Negligible differences in task practice frequency were found between the United States, Canada, and Ireland. ▸ The similarity in practice patterns supports the

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Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Use in National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision Athletic Training Staffs

Garrison A. Chan and Dale R. Wagner

Key Points ▸ The National Athletic Trainers’ Association position statement recommends monitoring wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) for heat risk assessment. ▸ A total of 72% of National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision athletic training staffs monitor WBGT. ▸ Common