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  • Our Vision:

    Kennedale Athletic Training students shall provide assistance to the licensed athletic trainer in the management, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries to the student-athletes. The KAT students are committed to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to aid the licensed athletic trainer and provide quality first aid that reflects the excellence and success of the Wildcat Athletic Program.

    Our Mission:

    To provide high quality healthcare to the students-athletes within the athletic program. The services to be delivered can be broken into four types: Injury management, prevention of potential athletic injuries and injury rehabilitation to return to sport. As a team, we are committed to using the latest evidence based technology available and affordable to ensure the athletes are receiving the most modern sports medicine. We intend to fulfill our mission statement by: 

    Ensuring a comfortable environment within the athletic training facility.
    Assuring the positive and professional attitude of those within the Sports Medicine Team composed of athletic trainers, physicians, interns, students and other staff members.
    Maintaining and operating a clean and safe facility with efficiency and organization.
    Insuring that the confidentiality and privacy of each student-athlete is a priority
    The primary philosophy of the program is to ensure that the medical needs of the athletes will always be the first consideration for all members

     

    What You Learn:

    • CPR/AED Certification 
    • Emergency Medicine 
      • Role in Emergency Action Plan
      • Assisting Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT) with Spine Boarding, Splinting and Stabilizing Athlete
    • Basic First Aid
    • Taping and Bandaging
    • Therapeutic Modality Application Under the Supervision of LAT
    • Working Together as a Team

     

  • Kennedale Athletic Training Student Aides

     2019-2020 Student Athletic Training Aides

     

     Top Left to Right: Alison Steward, Amber Guo, Jarrod Webb, Francis Rivera-Agosto, Devin Pickett, Xander Cruz, Lizzie Brock, Sierra Moore

    Bottom Left to Right: Sharneili Brown, Kaden Adams, Brayden Hackler

     

    Not Pictured: 

    Caroline Janek

     

    2019-2020 Texas State Athletic Trainers' Association (TSATA) Academic All-State Recipient 

    Amber Guo

     Amber Guo- Senior

  • Sports Medicine CTE Program

     

    Sports Medicine I

    • Introduction to Sports Medicine
    • Learn about the laws/litigation as a future healthcare professional
    • Learn about the Sports Medicine and all the allied healthcare professionals under the Sports Medicine umbrella
    • Diet/Nutrition
    • Psychological Disorders

    Sports Medicine II

    • Learn the anatomy of the human body
    • How to recoginize, test and prevent athletic injuries
    • Injury evaluation process
    • Taping and bandaging
    • Emergency medicine

    Sports Medicine III and IV Practicum 

    • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Modalities
    • Various Clinical Sites for Students to gain experience in multiple settings within the Sports Medicine umbrella
      • Therapy Excellence Physical Therapy Clinic
      • Athlete Training and Health Strength and Conditioning Facility
      • Sideline Orthopedics Sports Medicine Clinic
      • KHS Athletic Training Facilities 
      • Kennedale Athletic Training Program
      • Baylor Scott & White- SportsCare USA Clinic

    Certifications to Obtain:

    • CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
    • Stop the Bleed Certification

    Potential Careers in Sports Medicine

    • Orthopedic Physician/Surgeon (MD/DO)
    • Physician's Assistant (PA)
    • Athletic Trainer (LAT, ATC)
    • Physical Therapist (DPT)
    • Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
    • Occupational Therapist (OT)
    • Chiropractor (DC)
    • Exercise Physiologist
    • Research Coordinator or Assistant (Ph.D)
    • Sports Psychologist
    • Sports Nutitionist/Dietician (RD)
    • Professional or Collegiate Sports Medical Coordinator
    • Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS)
    • Healthcare Administration (MHA/MBA)
    • DME/Bracing Sales 
    • Personal Training (CPT)
    • And more!