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In The News
- 24 FebRead more
AB 1665, authored by Assemblymember Rob Bonta, would require licensure for athletic trainers. California is the only state that doesn’t require athletic trainer licensure, exposing
- 07 FebRead more
LA Times’s Eric Sondheimer is interviewed about access to athletic trainers in California high schools, from what parents think to what action steps are being
- 24 JanRead more
LA Times’s Eric Sondheimer interviews AT Ellen Kelly, about a recent basketball game at Crenshaw High in which she sprung into action and helped save
- 18 DecRead more
A study finds that more than half of California high schools surveyed (1,270) lack qualified athletic trainers with their sports teams, putting hundreds of thousands
Who We Are
Athletic trainers are health care professionals who specialize in the provision of physical medicine and rehabilitation services, serving as physician extenders in the prevention, assessment and treatment of acute and chronic injuries and illnesses.