To promote quality health care worldwide for active populations.
The World Federation is a coalition of national organizations of health care professionals in the fields of sport, exercise, injury/illness prevention and treatment. The Federation will promote the highest quality of health care and functional activity through the collaborative efforts of its members.
Definition of Active Populations
Active populations include those engaged in athletic, recreational or occupational activities.
- Create a global forum for exchanging non-binding information about health care for active populations, including academic preparation and professional practice, through meetings and communication vehicles.
- Provide opportunities for collaborative research efforts among members to improve the quality of health care to active populations.
- Provide information on professions and organizations that deliver health care to active populations.
- Promote the development of international and domestic relationships with sport, health care and governing bodies.
Members are organizations of health care professionals in the fields of sport, exercise, injury/illness prevention and treatment. Each member organization shall designate an official delegate who represents that organization. A member organization may have additional delegates who are involved in the activities of WFAT. Member organizations are automatically approved for a two-way link to the WFAT Web site.
Any individual or interested party who has some involvement in the fields of sport, exercise, injury/illness prevention and treatment but is not a delegate of a member organization.