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#48 - Benefits of an Athletic Trainer

Athletic trainers are vital members of any concussion care team. They help maintain the health of not only athletes but also a variety of other patients. Here are a few benefits when it comes to concussion care:

  1. Specialized Training – Athletic trainers receive specific training in concussion management.
  2. Education – Athletic trainers provide important concussion education to student-athletes, parents, coaches, and school staff.
  3. Standard of Care – Schools with athletic trainers are at least 4 times more likely to recognize and diagnose concussions than schools without them.

In the coming weeks, we’ll help you learn more about their role and how an athletic trainer could strengthen your organization’s concussion protocol.

OTHER FLASH BRIEFINGS YOU MIGHT FIND HELPFUL:

Taking care of your brain is a no brainer