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Athletic trainers prepare athletes for success

Largely I think the confusion regarding the term “athletic trainer” stems from how so few people involved in sports truly recognize all that athletic trainers do. They largely don’t realize how critical athletic trainers are for the sports and the teams playing them. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association chose the slogan “We Prepare – You Perform” for this year’s National Athletic Training Month campaign. Let’s use the slogan to illustrate just a few of the key roles of athletic trainers in sports.Continue Reading

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