Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 37 > Chapter 48 - Athletic Trainers
- Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Athlete: means an individual designated as such by the board, an educational institution, a professional athletic organization, or other board-approved organization who participates in an athletic activity sponsored by such institution or organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Athletic trainer: means an individual licensed by the board as an athletic trainer with the specific qualifications set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Board-approved organization: means one of the following:
(a) Approved organization, including but not limited to the Amateur Athletic Union, the International Olympic Committee and its affiliates, the Pan American Sports Organization, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, college and university intramural sports, and sports events of the National Federation of State High School Associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- BOC: means the Board of Certification, Inc. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- CAATE: means the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Educational institution: means a university, college, junior college, high school, junior high school, or grammar school, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Emergency management: means the care given to an injured athlete under the general supervision of the team or consulting physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- General supervision: means the service is furnished under a physician's overall direction and control, but the physician's presence shall not be required during the provision of service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
- Physical rehabilitation: means the care given to athletes following injury and recovery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine by the board in the state who is qualified by training and experience to supervise an athletic trainer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
- Practice of prevention: shall include but is not limited to the following:
(a) Working cooperatively with supervisors and coaches in establishing and implementing a program of physical conditioning for athletes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
- Probate: Proving a will
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.