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Athletic Training

This guide is designed for graduate-level athletic training classes at NAU's Mountain Campus and the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

Research articles

GUIDELINES AND SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Regularly updated guidelines that integrate evidence-based information about specific clinical problems.

Level of evidence: highest

Resource types: practice guidelines, systematic reviews, position statements

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SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS & SYNOPSES

Summarized evidence from high-quality studies surrounding a specific research question.

Level of evidence: high

Resource types: systematic reviews with a meta-analysis component, systematic reviews, other systematic review types (scoping, mapping, etc.)

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INDIVIDUAL STUDIES

Original research conducted to answer specific questions.

Level of evidence: mid - low

Resource types: clinical trials, epidemiological studies, qualitative studies, case series, case reports, etc. 

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