Language and Licensing: A Brief Review of Legal Issues Relevant to the Athletic Trainer
Journal of Athletic Training and Sports Health Care
Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences Department
California is the lone state without state-based legislation regulating the practice of athletic trainers. This article reviews legal issues relevant to licensed athletic trainers as allied health care providers. A discussion of duty of care, primary assumption of risk, the athletic trainer as a health care provider, and title protection is included.
Ciccolella, M. E.,
Language and Licensing: A Brief Review of Legal Issues Relevant to the Athletic Trainer.
Journal of Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, 7(4), 133–138.