Central Missouri Proves Need for ROTC Athletic Trainers

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A UCM athletic trainer checks for lower-extremity injuries common to cadets completing endurance training in heavy boots. [Photo by Bryan Tebbenkamp, UCM photographer]
A UCM athletic trainer checks for lower-extremity injuries common to cadets completing endurance training in heavy boots. [Photo by Bryan Tebbenkamp, UCM photographer]

The U.S. Army has high standards for fitness — and no one knows that better than the individuals tasked with treating soldiers' injuries. Rachel Brown is an instructor/ROTC athletic trainer at the University of Central Missouri, where a flourishing ROTC program prepares a battalion of roughly 125 cadets annually. Her ultimate goal: to ensure that every cadet passes a monthly regimented Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) without incurring a debilitating or chronic injury.

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