2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Health Care
Article 29.7 - Athletic Trainer Practice Act
§ 12-29.7-105. Limitations on authority

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-29.7-105 (2016) What's This?

(1) Nothing in this article authorizes an athletic trainer to practice:

(a) Medicine, as defined in article 36 of this title;

(b) Physical therapy, as defined in article 41 of this title;

(c) Chiropractic, as defined in article 33 of this title;

(d) Occupational therapy, as defined in article 40.5 of this title; or

(e) Any other regulated form of healing except as authorized by this article.

(2) Nothing in this article authorizes an athletic trainer to treat a disease or condition that is not related to a person's participation in sports, games, recreation, or exercise, but the athletic trainer shall take a person's disease or condition into account in providing athletic training services and shall consult with a physician as appropriate regarding the disease or condition.

(3) Nothing in this article prohibits a person from recommending weight management or exercise to improve strength, conditioning, flexibility, and cardiovascular performance to a person in normal health as long as the person recommending the weight management or exercise does not represent himself or herself as an athletic trainer and the person does not engage in athletic training as defined in this article.

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