Athletic Training and Public Health Summit.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVE: To introduce athletic trainers to the benefits of using a population-based approach to injury and illness prevention and to explore opportunities for partnering with public health professionals on these initiatives. BACKGROUND: Athletic trainers play leading roles in individual injury and illness prevention but are less familiar with policy development, evaluation, and implementation from a population-level standpoint. The Athletic Training and Public Health Summit was convened to understand, explore, and develop the intersection of athletic training and public health. CONCLUSIONS: To further the integration of athletic training within the public health arena, athletic trainers must expand their professional focus beyond the individual to the population level.

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Cited Authors

  • Hoffman, M; Bovbjerg, V; Hannigan, K; Hootman, JM; Johnson, ST; Kucera, KL; Norcross, MF

Published Date

  • July 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 51 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 576 - 580

PubMed ID

  • 27295487

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5317194

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1938-162X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4085/1062-6050-51.6.01


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States