Athletic Trainer: An Important Team Member in Sports Medicine - View the video

Andrew Winterstein

Presenter
Andrew Winterstein
Director/Associate Clinical Professor
Athletic Training Program UW-Madison

Location:
2000 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Health Science

Biography:
Dr. Andrew Winterstein is the director of the accredited Athletic Training Program at UW-Madison, part of the Department of Kinesiology. He also holds a clinical appointment at University Health Services and an affiliate appointment in the Dept. of Ortho. Rehab in the School of Medicine and Public Health. Winterstein holds a BS in Secondary Education, Biology from the University of Arizona and went on to earn his MS in Applied Physiology/Athletic Training from the University of Oregon. He has also received his PhD in Higher Education Administration from UW Madison. Winterstein is a certified member of the Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association (WATA) and the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).

Description:
Andrew Winterstein takes students through the process of becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer. Learn how these highly trained healthcare professionals work hand-in-hand with physicians and other team members in sports medicine. What are the job responsibilities and rewards that come from working with athletes? And how do Athletic Trainers help general patients maintain active healthy lives? (Running Time 23:30)