revention. Treatment. Rehabilitation. Education. Those are the four primary phases of athletic training, and the Southeast Missouri athletic training staff strives to fulfill all of those areas when working with student-athletes on a daily basis. Southeast student-athletes are offered the best care possible by the athletic training staff. The Sports Medicine department includes five full-time athletic trainers, six graduate assistants and several student assistants. The staff serves student-athletes around-the-clock at numerous facilities on campus. The athletic trainers begin treatments and rehabilitation starting as early as 6 a.m., and are available until the last studentathlete is through. There are currently four athletic
training facilities on campus. The staff treats out of the Rosengarten Athletic Complex, where the primary training room is located. There are two other satellite athletic training rooms, including one at Houck Field House and one at the Show Me Center. The Southeast athletic training rooms are equipped with stationary bikes, hand weights, therapeutic modalities and the latest physical therapy equipment. Each component is strategically designed to not only give the student-athlete the best care, but also to aid in returning to competition as quickly as possible. Southeast Athletic Training has strong working relationships with local physicians and two hospitals in Cape Girardeau. It is from
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these hospitals that the Athletic Training department is assisted by four orthopedic physicians. The Southeast Athletic Training program prides and commits itself to providing the best comprehensive, personalized and efficient healthcare to its studentathletes. Delivery of healthcare focuses on the prevention and
management of athletic-related injuries or illnesses, while adhering to the National Athletic Trainersâ€™ Board of Certification Standards of Professional Practice. Our high quality of athletic healthcare is provided in combination with the education of athletic training students.