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Athletic Training is the prevention, evaluation, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of athletic-related injuries and illnesses by a BOC (Board of Certification) certified health care professional. The Recreation and Wellness Center offers free athletic training services to students.
An athletic trainer is directly responsible for all phases of healthcare in an athletic environment. It includes prevention, first aid, injury evaluation, and management of athletic injuries. RWC athletic trainers can also design and supervise a short-term rehabilitation program that can facilitate safe and expeditious return-to-play (or return-to-learn) for an athlete.
If you need emergency medical assistance or care, please dial 9-1-1.
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Position: Atheltic Training Graduate Assistant
Becky is from Fraser, Michigan, and received her B.S. in Athletic Training from Saginaw Valley State University. She is a certified and licensed Athletic Trainer and is also currently obtaining her M.A. in Higher Education and Leadership from UCF. Before moving to Orlando, Becky worked in campus recreation as a Club Sport Coordinator at her undergraduate institution as well as an Orientation Leader and trip leader within the Alternative Breaks program. During her undergraduate studies, Becky served on the Great Lakes Athletic Training Association’s Student Senate as the Vice-Chair, then Chair. Additionally, she has presented research at both the district and national level for three years at GLATA and one year at NATA. In her spare time, Becky enjoys anything outdoors and rooting on her favorite Detroit Sports teams."
If a Certified Athletic Trainer advises a participant to see a physician based on their injury, the participant will not be allowed to return to activity until they have provided written clearance from a physician.
The athletic training staff refers students with certain injuries to many partners in the community. For more information click on the links below.