Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who render service or treatment under the direction of, or in collaboration with, a physician in accordance with their education, training, and the state's statutes, rules, and regulations.
UPMC Sports Medicine athletic trainers provide health care utilizing the five domains of athletic training:
The almost 200 full time certified athletic trainers at UPMC Sports Medicine are part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to injury prevention and treatment to help athletes recover safely from injuries and return to play.
When you partner with UPMC Sports Medicine athletic training, it means faster access to sports medicine physicians, neuropsychologists, surgeons, physical therapists, sports performance experts, and sports nutritionists.
Our ATs work with 75+ high schools, colleges, and pro sports teams throughout Pennsylvania.
Our athletic training program offers:
UPMC Sports Medicine athletic trainers (ATs) and doctors provide medical coverage for all types of community sports events.
Our athletic trainers also provide outreach programs, such as:
We offer these athletic development programs to:
During the fall, UPMC Sports Medicine ATs and other experts provide sports injury evaluations on Saturday mornings.
To learn more about the Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic, call 724-720-3008 or visit the Saturday Injury Clinic web page.
We use special testing software — known as ImPACT® — designed by UPMC Sports Medicine experts.
To learn more about concussion testing, call 1-855-937-7678.
UPMC Sports Medicine Athletic Training and Development sponsors the following:
Dr. Freddie Fu created this scholarship program to increase student interest in sports medicine careers.
We award one scholarship of two thousand dollars ($2,000).
In return, the winner interns for six weeks during the summer at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. The selected intern will perform duties much like those of a Physical Therapy Aide.
To make an appointment or learn more about our athletic training services, call UPMC Sports Medicine at 1-855-937-7678.