ORS 688.701¹
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]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 688—Ray Machine Operators; Hemodialysis Technicians; Athletic Trainers; Respiratory Therapists and Polysomnographic Technologists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors688.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information