What is a Chronic Injury?

Feb 15, 2016

What is a Chronic Injury? A chronic injury, as opposed to an acute injury, is one that develops over time due to repetitive strain or motion. Chronic shoulder injuries for example could happen as a re...

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What is an Acute Traumatic Injury?

Feb 15, 2016

What is an Acute Traumatic Injury? An acute traumatic injury is typically an injury the develops immediately after a single incident or force occurs. An example could be a slashing penalty in men̵...

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What is an Acute Injury?

Feb 15, 2016

What is an Acute Injury? An acute injury is one that develops quickly; typically it is an injury that happens fast, causing severe symptoms including pain, but does not sustain over time....

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What is Licensure?

Jan 5, 2016

What is Licensure? Licensure is the process regulated by the established statues that allow individuals to practice healthcare. It is illegal to practice in healthcare arenas without correct licensing...

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Immersive Clinical Experience

Jan 3, 2016

Immersive Clinical Experience Allowing students to experience the totality of care as an athletic trainer through practice-intensive experience....

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What is Health-Related Quality of Life?

May 28, 2015

What is Health-Related Quality of Life? Health-related quality of life is a holistic concept considering emotional, physical, and social functioning. It looks past simple, direct measures of life expe...

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The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, explained

May 9, 2015

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, explained Whether you’re wondering how to join the  NATA, or simply curious about what they do, this is the blog for you. The NATA is a critical p...

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