WVU Athletic Training Program Clinical Settings

  • WVU Athletic Training Rooms (Football, Coliseum, Shell, Gymnastics, Basketball Practice Facility)
  • Fairmont State University
  • Morgantown and University High Schools
  • Healthworks Rehab & Fitness
  • WVU Club Sports and Intramurals
  • WVU Department of General Internal Medicine
  • WVU Sports Medicine Center and Physicians
  • WVU Urgent Care

Athletic training students must be exposed to a variety of experiences in their clinical education rotations including male athletes, female athletes, upper extremity intensive sports, lower extremity intensive sports, equipment intensive sports, and general medical experiences.

Upper Extremity

High-risk sport to the upper extremity based upon injury statistics. Traditionally this would include throwing sports, swimming, gymnastics, etc. which require extensive stresses of the upper extremity of both genders.

West Virginia University: Baseball, Crew, W. Tennis, Gymnastics, M. Swimming, Wrestling, W. Swimming, Volleyball

Lower Extremity

High-risk sport to the lower extremity based upon injury statistics. Traditionally this would include soccer, cross-country running, track, basketball, etc. that require extensive stresses of the lower extremity of both genders.

West Virginia University: W. Track/Cross Country, M. Soccer, W. Basketball, W. Soccer, M. Basketball, Cheerleading/Dance

Equipment Intensive

High risk sports where all participants are required to wear protective equipment for the head and the shoulders. Traditionally this would include football, ice hockey, and men’s lacrosse.

West Virginia University: Football, Club Ice Hockey, Club Lacrosse, Club Rugby
Fairmont State University: Football
Morgantown and University High School: Football

General Medical

General medical experiences of both genders are those associated with physicians, physician assistants, and/or nurse practitioners.

West Virginia University: Athletic Training Room Physician Visits, Department of General Internal Medicine, Hospital Rotations, Student Health, Urgent Care,
Monongalia General Hospital: Department of Emergency Medicine