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Sports Medicine

DCA is committed to providing the best in athletic healthcare to its student-athletes.  It does so by supporting a sports medicine staff that specializes in athletic training through its partnership with STAR Physical Therapy.  Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients.  Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.