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The Athletic Training Program at the University of California,
Santa Cruz strives to provide every student-athlete with the most
comprehensive, highest quality individual sports medicine health
care available in a professional, efficient, and compassionate
The mission of UCSC Athletic Training is to maintain the health,
safety, and welfare of the UCSC student-athlete through prevention,
recognition, evaluation, referral, treatment, and rehabilitation of
athletic injuries. Under the guidelines of the National Athletic
Trainers Association and the National Collegiate Athletic
Association, UCSC Athletic Training has developed an appropriate
injury prevention program and provides quality athletic training
services to its student-athletes.
A diversified program of prevention, evaluation, treatment, and
rehabilitation will assure a positive healthy recovery experience,
improved quality of life, a safe return to full athletic
participation, and continued athletic success. This will be
- Respecting the dignity of each individual
student-athlete and recognizing differences in gender, race, and
- Maintaining the confidentiality of both written
and verbal information obtained from the student-athlete.
- Thoroughly and competently evaluating each
injured athlete in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the
NATA, referring the student-athlete to the designated physician
when deemed essential and necessary.
- Accurately and regularly documenting each
injured student-athletes' progress and care following athletic
training staff policies and procedures.
- Staffing the athletic training room(s) during