Athletic Training & Sports Safety
O Lord my God, I called to you for help and you healed me. Psalm 30:2
- The health and well-being of the athletes is our number one priority.
- Education about preventative care is essential to reducing injuries.
- Proper rehabilitation helps to ensure that return to play status is achieved quickly.
- Communication with parents, coaches, physical therapists, physicians, and the athletic trainer is key to ensuring that the athlete is receiving the best care possible.
- Maintaining healthy fitness levels through yearlong exercise and the proper nutrition are important for every athlete.
- Education on properly caring for acute and chronic injuries is vital for achieving a quick recovery.
Concordia University Nursing & Athletic Training Programs
Each year the CUI nursing program sends 10-15 upper level nursing students to assist with the annual Athletic Clearance Day. In addition, Crean Lutheran High School serves as a preceptor site for the athletic training education program at CUI.