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Tape, Ice, and Sound Advice:
Life Lessons from a Hall-of-Fame Athletic Trainer
Publication Date: September 1, 2012
Hall of Fame, Rod Walters, has enjoyed a wonderful career in sports. As a youth, he knew he wanted to be in the health care industry. During the summer of his ninth grade year, his parents scholarshiped him to the North Carolina All---Star Student Athletic Training Clinic in Greensboro, North Carolina. Little did he know that at this clinic he would meet some of his favorite professionals who would mold and direct his professional career while being exposed to his professional calling.
The world of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine involves so many facets in health care today to provide the participant a high standard of care. Regardless of the level of work; whether it be the professional football arena, big-time college athletics, the highly competitive mid-levels of the NCAA, high school football under the Friday Night Lights, or the outreach role from a Physical Therapy clinic; Athletic Trainers all strive to provide their patients service through the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
About the Author
Hall of Fame, Rod Walters has walked the sidelines of the University of South Carolina for seventeen years---dealing with the medical and ethical issues of three athletic directors and four head football coaches, plus the myriad of other coaches. Issues must be dealt with from patient care, to drug testing, to the financial provisions of Division I student-athletes.