Athletic training is the application of the principles and procedures for managing athletic injuries. This includes preconditioning, conditioning, and reconditioning activities.
Athletic trainers work under the supervision of licensed physicians to provide services to individuals who have suffered athletic injuries.
Applicants seeking to become licensed to function in New York State as a certified athletic trainer must submit an application to the Office of the Professions at the New York State Education Department. The latest available information and requirements about New York State-licensed athletic trainers are on the website of the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions at http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/at/.
Applicants must be of good moral character.
The fee for licensure is $158.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
In 2013, there were 197 licenses issued for this occupation.
As of July 7, 2014, there were 1,861 active licenses for this occupation.
New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Athletic Training Unit
89 Washington Avenue, 2nd floor
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 1270
29-9091.00 - Athletic Trainers
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The National Athletic Trainers' Association
1620 Valwood Parkway, Suite 115
Carrollton, TX 75006
Phone: (214) 637-6282
Fax: (214) 637-2206
Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 11/26/14.
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