Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is an umbrella term that includes athletic trainers, physicians, and strength and conditioning coaches who work in collaboration to keep athletes healthy and performing at their highest level.

Athletic Trainer Availability

For questions about training, contact Hanna Sandquist, Junior High Athletic Director.

The TKA Athletic Trainers (AT) are available one hour before school ends until 7:00 p.m. or until the last practice is completed. TKA ATs are available and present at every home game. If the walk-in hours do not work, you can email one of the athletic trainers to schedule an evaluation, treatment, or rehabilitation appointment.

TKA Athletic Training Room Goal

To ensure that each and every student-athlete is comfortable with communicating any of their injuries, whether big or small, to the TKA Athletic Trainers.


What is Athletic Training?

Athletic training encompasses the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions. Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA), Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an allied health care profession.

Who are Athletic Trainers?

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. As a part of the health care team, services provided by athletic trainers include primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. ATs focus on the overall health and wellness of all student athletes at TKA.

Athletic Trainers Are Trained In:

  • Prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries

  • Immediate first aid and CPR and AED use

  • Manual therapy

  • Recognition and treatment of concussion

  • Recognition of Heat stroke and Heat exhaustion

  • Injury education and counseling

Modalities Available For Usage

  • Electrical Stimulation 
  • Marc Pro
  • H-Wave
  • Ultrasound
  • GameReady
  • Moist Heat Packs
  • Cold Tub-Ice Bath

Thank you Stanford Children's Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center!

Brand Standards and Logos - Stanford Children's HealthAthletic training and educational support are provided by Stanford Children's Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center. With seven locations, our team of doctors, athletic trainers, and physical therapists are experts at helping kids recover from injuries, reduce their risk of future injuries and optimize their performance. Lern more at our website or by calling (844) 41-ORTHO.


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