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Athletic Training: Home

This is a guide for Athletic Training students to assist in researching, writing, learning, networking, and more.

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Welcome

This guide seeks to assist the research efforts and support the clinical practice of Duquesne University Athletic Training (AT) students. It brings together selected relevant Gumberg Library resources and additional websites.

Some of the links connect to resources that are only available to current Duquesne University students, faculty, and staff. These resources will require your Duquesne University ID number or MultiPass credentials if you are working off-campus.

What is an Athletic Trainer?

An Athletic Trainer is a certified allied health professional who practices sport medicine in a variety of settings, such as schools, hospitals, and sports medicine clinics.

Athletic Trainers are involved with the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of illnesses and injuries. They work closely with patients, physicians, coaches, physical therapists, and other health care professionals.

What are the major topics of this guide?

This guide is organized into seven main parts- Home, Research, Writing, Learning, Networking, Duquesne, and Fun!

The Research section divides into five separate categories.

  1. Databases,
  2. eBooks/Books,
  3. Evidence Based Practice
  4. Drug Information, and
  5. Mobile Resources

The Writing section contains resources, services, and other guides to help you write more effectively.

The Learning section provides links to online tools. This section is divided into four categories.

  1. Anatomy,
  2. Continuing Education,
  3. Government, and
  4. Injury Care

The fifth section, Networking, is divided into three sections to assist in career development.

  1. Accreditation/Certification
  2. Employment, and
  3. Professional Organizations

The Duquesne section supports Duquesne's athletic training students with information about the department, student organizations, and requirements.

Finally, the Fun! section presents interesting resources on sports, health, and physical activity.

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