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Sports Medicine Purpose

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
 
Our purpose is to provide support of medical services that protect the health and welfare of the student-athletes through risk management, prevention, recognition, evaluation, first-aid, emergency care, case management, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses.  
 
PROGRAM GOAL
 
When athletes sustain an injury, they are faced with a series of daunting challenges.  Aside from the very real internal struggles injured athletes, parents, and coaches encounter; athletes and their parents now have to navigate the complex logistics of finding a health care professional, scheduling appointments, rearranging their personal schedules to accommodate these appointments, complying with plans of care, etc.  all while coping with the changes that follow an injury.  Please contact our Athletic Trainer, Sam Brethauer should you have questions or concerns, 913-231-8796.