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Bridging the Gap Between the Strength Coach and Athletic Trainer

Suprak Dave MS ATCCSCS
Strength & Conditioning Journal: April 2004
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The purpose of this article is to illustrate the importance of communication between the strength coach and athletic trainer in today's college and university settings. Cooperation of these professionals is examined with respect to designing programs for injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as performance enhancement.

Dave Suprak is a doctoral student in the Department of Exercise and Movement Science at the University of Oregon.

© 2004 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association