Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists

ORS 688.701
Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734


Definitions for ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office).
As used in ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office):

(1)

“Athlete” means any individual participating in fitness training and conditioning, sports or other competitions, practices or activities requiring physical strength, agility, flexibility, range of motion, speed or stamina.

(2)

“Athletic injury” means an injury or condition as it relates to participating as an athlete.

(3)

“Licensed athletic trainer” means a person who is licensed under ORS 688.720 (Requirements for licensure).

(4)

“Practice of athletic training” means the application by a licensed athletic trainer of principles and methods of:

(a)

Prevention of athletic injuries;

(b)

Recognition, evaluation and immediate care of athletic injuries;

(c)

Rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries;

(d)

Health care administration; and

(e)

Education and counseling. [1999 c.736 §1; 2019 c.378 §1]

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Jun. 26, 2021