Chapter 2 Terms


An unplanned event capable of resulting in loss of time, property damage, injury, disablement, or death.

extrinsic factors

Those factors that refer to the type of activity being performed or the type of injury sustained.


Items that may be used in an athletic training room for a number of years.

GFI (Ground Fault Interrupters)

These are the type of outlets that should be used in the training room to prevent electrocution.


The optimal lighting for the training room is 30 foot-candles at the height of 4 feet above the floor.


Damage to the body that restricts activity or causes disability.

intrinsic factors

Those factors referring to the individual such as age, height, and weight.

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

This organization is responsible for establishing and enforcing the guidelines on management of bloodborne pathogens.

Preparticipation Health Examination

An examination performed during preseason to determine if and athlete is at risk for injury.

SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan)

A standard format used for recording the evaluation of an athlete.

WOTS (Weakness, Opportunities, Threats, Strengths) UP analysis

A technique used to critically analyze weaknesses, opportunities, threats, and strengths and use them for strategic planning for existing athletic health care programs