The success of any academic program, including athletic training, depends upon attracting and keeping quality students. Therefore, understanding potential recruits' perceptions of athletic training is important.
Objective: To (1) gain insight regarding undergraduate students' decisions to enter or not enter an athletic training education program (ATEP), and (2) examine potential athletic training recruits' perceptions of the roles and responsibilities of certified athletic trainers.
Published in Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, Volume 43, Issue 1, 2008, pages 70-79.
© 2008 by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Inc