What is Athletic Training?

Athletic Training is a medical profession which focuses on the immediate management, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of athletic injuries.  Athletic trainers are employed in many settings including professional sports teams, entertainment performance companies, physical therapy clinics, military and schools.

In Hoboken Junior Senior High School, Mr. Gerard Friedman, MS, ATC, works with injured high school athletes to help them recover from injury and return to participation.   He will coordinate with doctors, coaches, teachers, family members, insurance companies, and other allied health professionals to ensure quality injury care and attention.