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Dual Role Athletic Trainer/Strength Coach

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318163bc88
OTHER FEATURES: Point/Counterpoint
Abstract

SOME EMPLOYERS HIRE ONE INDIVIDUAL TO FILL AN ALLIED HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT POSITION. THIS PRACTICE IS CONTROVERSIAL. AS THE FIELD EVOLVES, CAREFUL CONSIDERATION OF THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROFESSIONALS IS REQUIRED BOTH IN TRADITIONAL AND NONTRADITIONAL ROLES.

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