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What We Do

What We Do

Athletic training is often confused with personal training. There is, however, a large difference in the education, skillset, job duties and patients of an athletic trainer and a personal trainer. Athletic trainers provide physical medicine, rehabilitative and preventative services.  Athletic trainers are professionals with extensive education in human anatomy, kinesiology, physiology, nutrition, chemistry, physics, biomechanics, sports injury and illness, modalities, rehabilitation, and sports psychology. Athletic trainers treat a breadth of patients, including but not limited to: professional, college, secondary school and youth athletes, dancers, musicians and military personnel. Athletic trainers work can work in a variety of locations including schools, physician clinics, hospitals and manufacturing plants.

To become certified athletic trainer, a student must graduate with bachelors or masters degree from an accredited professional athletic training education program and pass a comprehensive test administered by the Board of Certification. Once certified, they must meet ongoing continuing education requirements in order to remain certified. Athletic trainers must also work under the direction of a physician and within their state practice act.


Services We Provide
The Viking Athletic Training Room has  many modalities available for treatment and care of injuries, as well as many rehabilitation equipment.  Our modalities and rehabilitation equipment include:
  •  Ice Bags
  • Cold/Warm Water Immersion
  • Hydrocollator Heat Packs
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation
  • Contrast Baths
  • Ankle Weights
  • Dumbbells
  • Rebounder
  • Slideboard
  • BodyBlade
  • TheraBands
  • Stationary Bike
  • Hand Bike
  • Plyobox
  • Dynadiscs
  • BAP Boards
  • Foam Rollers
We work hard to get you back on the field as quick as possible and stronger.  Come in for evaluation of sports injuries, treatment of injury, rehabilitation of injury, and taping.
ATR Entrance     Handwashing/Wound Care Area
Hand Washing/Storage     Taping Tables
Treatment & Rehab Area      Rehab Equipment/Treatment Tables
Wet Area     Whirlpools/Hydrocollator (Wet Area)
Miss Adams' Office     Storage Room/Rehab Equipment
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