Flashcards in Chapter 1- Sports med Deck (21)
what areas of specialization are encompassed under the general heading of sports fitness?
physical therapist, fitness instructor...
American College of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Strength and Conditioning Association
National Athletic Trainers Association
What does ATC stand for?
Athletic Trainer Certification
What is required to become an ATC?
4 years of college,
board of certification,
proof of current cpr
List some personal characteristics that are required in the career of sports medicine.
explain the circle of care
1. athlete in motion
what elements do trainers need to consider prior to helping an athlete?
1. sport they play
2. type of injury
3. their pain tolerance
what is required to become a personal fitness instructor?
be certified by ACSM (American college of sports medicine)
what classes will you need to take in college?
cardio pulmonary resuscitation
continuing education unit
exercises designed to prepare an individual to become fit
physical fitness program
good listening skills
a branch of sports medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of sports injuries
a discipline for someone who works in sports medicine
the person who combines knowledge and hands on skill to increase athletes safety
the use of heat, cold, or electrical stimulation to increase or decrease blood flow