Annotated Bibliography: Athletic Training

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Amelia Martin
Mrs. Armstrong
April 17, 2016

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Works Cited Template:
Author Last, First. “Article Title”. Publication Title. Date Published.
Source. Date accessed.

Annotated Bibliography

Works Cited:

"Athletic Trainers." Department of Defense. Web. 17 Apr. 2016.


-Employment of athletic trainers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.
-It is a small occupation, the fast growth will result in only about 4,900 new jobs over the 10-year period.
-Because athletic trainers are usually onsite with athletes and are often the first responders when injuries occur, the demand for trainers should continue to increase.
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-ATs are able to reduce injury and shorten rehabilitation time for their patients, which translates to lower absenteeism from work or school and reduced health care costs.
-The educational requirements for CAATE-accredited athletic training education programs include acquisition of knowledge, skills and clinical abilities along with a broad scope of foundational behaviors of professional practice.
-As information continually changes, it is important for professionals to learn the latest about athletic training.
-To become a certified athletic trainer, a student must graduate with bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited professional athletic training education program and pass a comprehensive test administered by the Board of Certification (BOC).
-Once certified, he or she must meet ongoing continuing education requirements in order to remain certified. Athletic trainers must also work under the direction of a physician and within their state practice act.

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3) Works Cited: "Athletic Trainer: Education Requirements & Career Summary." N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2016.


-The minimum requirement for most athletic trainer positions is a bachelor 's degree, but many of these professionals have a graduate degree.
-Their training will involve extensive medical and scientific coursework, plus practical experience.
-The curricula include science and health-related subjects, such as nutrition, kinesiology, biomechanics and exercise physiology.
-Athletic training programs cover many healthcare-related areas, including pharmacology, acute care and pathology.
These professionals typically must be licensed, though requirements vary by state.
-Athletic trainers provide medical and allied health care services to individual athletes or entire sports teams.
-The BLS reports that employment for athletic trainers was expected to increase 21 percent for the years 2012-2022.
-In May 2013, the BLS reported that the average annual wage of an athletic trainer was $44,720.

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