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  • 1) Evaluates physical condition and advises and treats professional and amateur athletes to maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition: Prescribes routine and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles.

  • 2) Recommends special diets to build up health and reduce overweight athletes.

  • 3) Massages parts of players' bodies to relieve soreness, strains, and bruises.

  • 4) Renders first aid to injured players, such as giving artificial respiration, cleaning and bandaging wounds, and applying heat and cold to promote healing.

  • 5) Calls physician for injured persons as required.

  • 6) Wraps ankles, fingers, or wrists of athletes in synthetic skin, protecting gauze, and adhesive tape to support muscles and ligaments.

  • 7) Treats chronic minor injuries and related disabilities to maintain athletes' performance.

  • 8) May give heat and diathermy treatments as prescribed by health service.

  • 9) Workers are identified according to type of sport.




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DOT:   153.224-010

Job Number: 396