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Generally, the Athletic Trainer specialty is fairly evenly split between males and females with 46% of providers reporting their gender as male and 53% reporting as female. People living in Pennsylvania, California, Ohio, Texas, and Florida enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Athletic Trainer providers practice. In all, there are 27,004 registered Athletic Trainer providers in the United States with over 1,852 of those located in Pennsylvania alone while around 1,589 chose to practice in California. Athletic Trainer providers have been assigned the 2255A2300X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level III Area of Specialization. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Athletic Trainer specialists practice in 55 different states/territories.
What are Athletic Trainer providers?
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Athletic trainers are allied health care professionals who work in consultation with or under the direction of physicians, and specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses. Currently, the entry-level employment requirements are a bachelor?s degree with a major in athletic training from an accredited university or college. A majority of athletic trainers hold advanced degrees. National board certification is generally required as a condition of state licensure and employment. Most states regulate athletic trainers, and they practice within the scope of that license or regulation. Clinical practice includes emergency care, rehabilitation, reconditioning, therapeutic exercise, wellness programs, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology and health care administration.