Rep. Webber offered the following resolution:

            House Resolution No. 240.

            A resolution to declare March 2016 as Athletic Trainer Month in the state of Michigan.
            Whereas, Athletic trainers have a long history of providing quality health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity and have acquired specific knowledge and skills acquired through their nationally regulated educational processes; and
            Whereas, Athletic trainers provide recognition and prevention of injuries, evaluation and treatment, rehabilitation, health care administration, and education and guidance; and
            Whereas, The National Athletic Trainers Association represents and supports 35,000 members of the athletic training profession employed in professional sports, colleges and universities, high schools, clinics and hospitals, corporate and industrial settings, performing arts centers, and military branches; and
            Whereas, Leading organizations concerned with athletic training and health care have joined together in a common desire to raise public awareness of the importance of the athletic training profession and to emphasize the importance of quality health care within the aforementioned settings; and
            Whereas, Such an effort will improve health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity and promote the athletic training profession; now, therefore, be it
            Resolved by the House of Representatives, That the members of this legislative body declare March 2016 as Athletic Trainer Month in the state of Michigan.