The Clemson Sports Medicine program is responsible for all instances that affect the health and welfare of the student-athlete while participating in varsity athletics. A student-athlete has been defined as any person participating in a university sponsored varsity intercollegiate athletic activity. The sports medicine program shall be responsible for managing the complete health needs of the intercollegiate student-athlete.
The professional staff at Clemson University has the responsibility to provide quality care and treatment to all student-athletes. The staff also has the primary responsibility over all items affecting the health and safety of a Clemson student- athlete. This includes, and is not limited to, participation, conditioning, protective equipment, maintenance of safe playing fields and facilities and any other matter that will affect a student-athlete’s health and safety.
The Athletic Training Room (Sports Medicine Department), in accordance with NCAA, ACC, and Clemson University policy, will help to advance the athletic department to a top 20 institution by providing up to date medical care to student-athletes and advocate holistic lifestyle changes to promote athletic leadership and competitive desires. As a staff, we will strive to be the example for Sports Medicine departments in the ACC by promoting professionalism and educational backgrounds in all levels of staffing while maintaining a cost effective budget, as well as promoting Title IX and minority hiring.
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