athletic training


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athletic training

The practice of physical conditioning and reconditioning of athletes and prevention of injuries incurred by them.
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athletic training

Sports medicine The practice of physical conditioning and reconditioning of athletes and prevention of injuries incurred by athletes. See Athlete, Athletic trainer.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ath·le·tic train·ing

(ath-let'ik trān'ing)
Provision of comprehensive health care services to athletes, including preventive preparation, evaluation of illnesses and injuries, first aid and emergency care, rehabilitation, and other related services.
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athletic training

1. The physical and mental conditioning program used by athletes to increase their proficiency in sports.
2. Performing the tasks that an athletic trainer is prepared to do. Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.
See: athletic trainer
See also: training
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