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News Article – Oklahoma Law Aimed At Preventing Tragedy On The Field

6 Jan

I have been searching for internet news that fit this blog’s mission of promoting the profession and I found this article from Oklahoma.   In researching the article, the writer interviews Dan Newman, ATC at Union High School, about the role of the athletic trainer at the high school.  According to Dan, “only 17 percent of participating schools had access to a certified trainer.”  The writer of the article quotes Dan further

“Yeah, it’s pretty disheartening,” Newman said. “I mean if we’re playing athletics there should be a certified trainer on site every day.

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