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Personal Fitness Training does not fall under the Injury Care & Management organization of sports.
The team physician has the responsibilities of compiling medical histories, diagnosing injury, deciding on disqualification, and attending practices and games
What are the different employment settings for an athletic trainer?
Secondary schools, colleges, professional sports, hospitals, performing arts, etc.
Recreational activity can be competitive but often times is done more for leisure and is much less formal.
What is RICE treatment?
Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
Records in an athletic training room are considered legal documents in a courtroom.
At least how many square feet should a training room be?
1000 sq ft.
What does OSHA stand for?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
What is the state of being legally responsible for the harm one causes another person is?
What is failure to use ordinary or reasonable care?
Manufacturers of products do have a duty to design and produce equipment that will not cause injury.
It is essential that insurance claims be filed immediately and correctly to ensure proper payment.
What is the concept that the court acknowledges that hazards are present in sports?
Assumption of Risk
What season describes the time when conditioning is dedicated to unstructured recreational activities and physical restoration?
The warm-up prior to the start of practice or competition should last how long?
A contraction of the agonist causes a reflex relaxation of the antagonist allowing it to stretch.
What organization is responsible for helmet certification standards?
National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment
What should be considered when someone is fitting a football helmet?
Athlete may try on 2 or 3 helmets and should select the one most comfortable. To fit helmet selected, follow manufacturers fitting instructions.
What is the first step that should be taken in an effort to accurately assess the extent of a musculoskeletal injury?
What is a bloodborne pathogen?
infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans.
What is the first step of precaution that you should take when caring for all minor wounds?
put on gloves
Being certain athletes are properly hydrated is the single most important step to avoid heat illness.
Heat stroke is indicative of an absence of sweating with hot, flushed, dry skin.
What is a psychrometer used to measure?
the relative humidity in the atmosphere through the use of two thermometers.
The avulsion fracture is characterized by a bone fragment that has been pulled away from the bone.
What type of fracture is characterized by an incomplete break in a bone that has not completely ossified?
Acute onset muscle soreness that is characterized by pain and discomfort during and immediately following exercises.
A first time dislocation should be considered and treated as a fracture.
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