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Who is considered one of the first athletic trainers?

James "Jim" Robinson is recognized as the first athletic trainer employed in the United States.

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Hereof, who are some famous athletic trainers?

Here are some famous athletic trainers, though:

  • Mark Gibson, of University or Wisconsin—La Crosse.
  • David Draper, athletic trainer at Brigham Young University.
  • Mike C. Murphy, athlete whisperer with an honorary degree in athletic training.

Additionally, in what year was the first certification exam for athletic trainers given? The competencies were based on the “performance domains” of a certified athletic trainer identified in the first role delineation study conducted by the NATA Board of Certification (NATABOC) in 1982.

Besides, how long have athletic trainers been around?

History. The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) was founded in 1950 when the first meeting took place in Kansas City. About 200 athletic trainers gathered to discuss the future of their profession.

Who was the first female member of the National Athletic Trainers Association?

In 1966, Dorothy “Dot” Cohen became the FIRST female member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).

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