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1

what areas of specialization are encompassed under the general heading of sports fitness?

physical therapist, fitness instructor...

2

ACSM

American College of Sports Medicine

3

NASM

National Academy of Sports Medicine

4

NSCA

National Strength and Conditioning Association

5

NATA

National Athletic Trainers Association

6

What does ATC stand for?

Athletic Trainer Certification

7

What is required to become an ATC?

4 years of college,
masters degree,
board of certification,
proof of current cpr

8

List some personal characteristics that are required in the career of sports medicine.

people skills,
communication skills,
leadership skills,
compassion

9

explain the circle of care

1. athlete in motion
2. injury
3. treatment
4. rehabilitation

10

what elements do trainers need to consider prior to helping an athlete?

1. sport they play
2. type of injury
3. their pain tolerance

11

what is required to become a personal fitness instructor?

be certified by ACSM (American college of sports medicine)

12

what classes will you need to take in college?

anatomy,
physiology,
athletic training,
etc...

13

cpr

cardio pulmonary resuscitation

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ceu

continuing education unit

15

exercises designed to prepare an individual to become fit

physical fitness program

16

sensitivity

good listening skills

17

a branch of sports medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of sports injuries

sports medicine

18

a discipline for someone who works in sports medicine

nutrition

19

the person who combines knowledge and hands on skill to increase athletes safety

athletic trainer

20

the use of heat, cold, or electrical stimulation to increase or decrease blood flow

therapeutic modalities

21

list some professional sports medicine organizations

ACSM
NASM
NSCA
NATA