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University of Idaho DAT program

What to do after Masters in Athletic Training

Kyle North ATC, LAT As a recent graduate of a master’s in athletic training program, you may be wondering “what can you do with an athletic training degree?” As healthcare providers, athletic trainers are in a unique situation regarding their flexibility and where they can work. When we think of athletic

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Athletic Training Applied Learning Spaces

Importance of Having Athletic Trainers in High Schools

Dr. Matthew Smitley DAT, AT, ATC, SFMA It’s an unfortunate scene that plays out at High School sports fields, courts, and facilities. An athlete sustains an injury and a health care professional runs out to the field to help them… sometimes. A recent study found that over one third of all

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Sports Injury Rehabilitation

5 Steps to Follow When Planning to Apply to an AT Program

If you are interested in becoming a certified athletic trainer (AT), you have chosen a rewarding and growing healthcare career! With a little bit of planning and the right information, you will be well on your way to earning your AT certification. Here are the steps you will want to follow

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University of Idaho Master of Science in Athletic Training

Relationship between Athletic Trainers and Physical Therapist

Athletic Training and Physical Therapy are strongly related professions due to similar and complementary education, job settings, and skills sets. Many athletic trainers (ATs) and physical therapists (PTs) work together in different health care settings and will often collaborate in the care of the physically active patients. Additionally, ATs and PTs

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DAT Practitoner

Why is Athletic Training the best career option?

1. General Overview:   Is athletic training a good career? For many, becoming an athletic trainer (AT) is not just a dream profession/career, but it is a calling to help others. The job brings about a sense of satisfaction for those who are certified athletic trainers. These healthcare professionals are, in part,

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University of Idaho Doctor of Athletic Training

Career Opportunities with a Degree in Athletic Training Program

Athletic training is a good career and well known in athletic settings such as high school, college, and professional sports. As healthcare professionals, athletic trainers are trained in diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, and injury prevention. These skills go beyond the sporting environment and venture into many diverse settings, which include industrial,

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University of Idaho MSAT program

Psychological “R’s” of Easy Injury Rehabilitation

Understanding The Causes of Injury in Physical Rehabilitation Most people will experience at least one significant injury in their lifetime. Fortunately, we understand more about the human body and physical rehabilitation than ever before. As we understand more about injury, we realize that there is often more to the injury than

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Rehabilitation Physical Therapy

Athletic training Hacks for sports Injury prevention

For those of us in active populations, we all want to feel great and perform our best. However, it is very common for athletes and active individuals to experience pain and injury. While these create unfortunate experiences, there are a number of ways in which you can help prevent them before

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University of Idaho Approach

Rehabilitation Therapy in Sports: Things to Learn

Dr. Matthew Smitley, DAT, LAT, ATC Rehabilitating from sports injuries can be quite the complex process for any patient or clinician. Regardless of the injury, location, or its severity, a timely and appropriate progression is paramount to the success of the rehabilitation plan. Despite the seemingly endless types of injuries that

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University of Idaho DAT program

What to do after Masters in Athletic Training

Kyle North ATC, LAT As a recent graduate of a master’s in athletic training program, you may be wondering “what can you do with an athletic training degree?” As healthcare providers, athletic trainers are in a unique situation regarding their flexibility and where they can work. When we think of athletic

Read More »
Athletic Training Applied Learning Spaces

Importance of Having Athletic Trainers in High Schools

Dr. Matthew Smitley DAT, AT, ATC, SFMA It’s an unfortunate scene that plays out at High School sports fields, courts, and facilities. An athlete sustains an injury and a health care professional runs out to the field to help them… sometimes. A recent study found that over one third of all

Read More »
Sports Injury Rehabilitation

5 Steps to Follow When Planning to Apply to an AT Program

If you are interested in becoming a certified athletic trainer (AT), you have chosen a rewarding and growing healthcare career! With a little bit of planning and the right information, you will be well on your way to earning your AT certification. Here are the steps you will want to follow

Read More »
University of Idaho Master of Science in Athletic Training

Relationship between Athletic Trainers and Physical Therapist

Athletic Training and Physical Therapy are strongly related professions due to similar and complementary education, job settings, and skills sets. Many athletic trainers (ATs) and physical therapists (PTs) work together in different health care settings and will often collaborate in the care of the physically active patients. Additionally, ATs and PTs

Read More »
DAT Practitoner

Why is Athletic Training the best career option?

1. General Overview:   Is athletic training a good career? For many, becoming an athletic trainer (AT) is not just a dream profession/career, but it is a calling to help others. The job brings about a sense of satisfaction for those who are certified athletic trainers. These healthcare professionals are, in part,

Read More »
University of Idaho Doctor of Athletic Training

Career Opportunities with a Degree in Athletic Training Program

Athletic training is a good career and well known in athletic settings such as high school, college, and professional sports. As healthcare professionals, athletic trainers are trained in diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, and injury prevention. These skills go beyond the sporting environment and venture into many diverse settings, which include industrial,

Read More »
University of Idaho MSAT program

Psychological “R’s” of Easy Injury Rehabilitation

Understanding The Causes of Injury in Physical Rehabilitation Most people will experience at least one significant injury in their lifetime. Fortunately, we understand more about the human body and physical rehabilitation than ever before. As we understand more about injury, we realize that there is often more to the injury than

Read More »
Rehabilitation Physical Therapy

Athletic training Hacks for sports Injury prevention

For those of us in active populations, we all want to feel great and perform our best. However, it is very common for athletes and active individuals to experience pain and injury. While these create unfortunate experiences, there are a number of ways in which you can help prevent them before

Read More »
University of Idaho Approach

Rehabilitation Therapy in Sports: Things to Learn

Dr. Matthew Smitley, DAT, LAT, ATC Rehabilitating from sports injuries can be quite the complex process for any patient or clinician. Regardless of the injury, location, or its severity, a timely and appropriate progression is paramount to the success of the rehabilitation plan. Despite the seemingly endless types of injuries that

Read More »