Congratulations to Dr. Brian Hatzel for being named MATS 2015 Distinguished Athletic Trainer of the Year!
This honor recognizes role models in athletic training who exhibit outstanding contributions to the profession.
Athletic trainers are health care professionals who specialize in preventing, recognizing, managing, and rehabilitating athletic injuries.
As Defined by the Board of Certification (BOC)
“Athletic Trainers are healthcare 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. It is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a healthcare profession.”
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