Athletic Training Education

Discovering Career Paths in Athletic Training

The practice settings we are most familiar with are just the beginning – athletic trainers (ATs) can pursue many exciting pathways spanning many different industries. From preventing injuries and rehabilitating performers, musicians, and vocalists to keeping active military members healthy, in every setting, ATs care about the patients’ growth, development, and well-being. Learning about the different settings in which ATs work is the first step on the path to this rewarding career.

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Tips for Balancing College and Parenthood as an Athletic Training Student

Becoming an athletic trainer takes a lot of hard work, but your degree can open up doors in your career and qualify you for better jobs. Being a parent makes balancing college, work, and parenting a little more difficult, but plenty of parents still decide to go back to school and make it work. 

Discovery Learning: Why Is It Vital for Athletic Training Education Success?

Discovery learning has been a buzzword for a while now. The discovery learning method gives athletic training students the freedom to ask their own questions, do their own research, solve problems, and come to their own conclusions. Athletic training students can think outside the box when they step away from traditional learning methods. By discovering …

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4 Mistakes You Might Be Making When Studying for the BOC Exam

In order to help you survive this phase of your life and get the grades you need for a good career, here are a few mistakes you should avoid. The more you notice and fix these mistakes, the better your grades and study habits for the BOC exam will be.

The ‘High Utility’ Technique for Studying for the BOC Exam: Active Recall

What else should athletic training students do if rereading, underlining, and summarizing aren’t effective methods for studying? I’ve found active recall and spaced repetition to be the most effective methods for making your studies more efficient, effective, and rewarding. Let’s dive in! Active Recall Theory and Evidence Often, we think learning is testing yourself after …

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