If not for the fast action of USC graduate student Caleb Lott, Brennan Barber could have died this summer after taking a severe blow to the head during a football scrimmage.
Indiana State University is a leader in Athletic Training.
Students trainers help Purdue athletes prevent and recover from injuries. The athletic training program consists of academic coursework offered by the Department of Health and Kinesiology and clinical education experiences with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Department of Recreational Sports, and the Purdue University Student Health Center.
What it's like to be a student in athletic training.
Scripps Howard News Service takes a look at the importance of athletic trainers in the country's school systems.
Jennifer Wuyscik, ATC, LAT, provides an inside look into the care that athletic trainers provide every day. As a certified athletic trainer at Knoch High School, she talked about the importance of providing her students with quality treatment in the training room and on the playing field.