Missouri State University
Department of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

Monthly Archives: March 2015

SMAT Faculty Kristin Tivener in the MSU News

Sports Medicine and Athletic Training faculty member, Kristin Tivener was interviewed for the MSU News for her work with high-fidelity simulation in athletic training.  Tivener currently takes all undergraduate third year AT students to the simulation lab during the fall …

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Thank you Sheridans!

The Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA) annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska concluded yesterday with Certified ATs and AT students attending their respective State meeting.  The MAATA board reported this year’s attendance at the meeting was the largest in history!  Over 30 …

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Ozarks Football League Equipment Fitting

Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Department faculty Dr. Michael Hudson with students Brittany Keifer and Jon Price participated in equipment fitting with the Ozark Football League (OFL) last week.  OFL includes middle school ages athletes and this equipment fitting session …

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Graduate AT Student Jillian Burrows Defends Thesis

Master of Athletic Training (MSAT) student Jillian Burrows successfully defended her thesis in front of faculty, peers, and her committee. Jillian’s thesis topic was titled ‘Reliability Testing for the Intercollaborative Practice Assessment for Athletic Training’.  To collect conduct reliability measures …

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NATA Month 2015

March is National Athletic Training month.   Each year the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) creates a theme for NATA month.  For 2015, the NATA month theme is ‘We Prepare.  You Perform’.   For those of you ATs and AT …

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SMAT Faculty Travel to Dallas for the 2015 AT Educators’ Conference

This past weekend, Sports Medicine and Athletic Training (SMAT) Department faculty Dr. David Carr, Dr. Tona Hetzler, Dr. Michael Hudson, and Dr. Allan Liggett braved the winter weather and traveled to Dallas, Texas for the 2015 Athletic Training Educators’ Conference (ATEC).  The …

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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Case Report Publication

Sports Medicine and Athletic Training (SMAT) department faculty Kristin Tivener and Dr. Allan Liggett along with fourth year athletic training student, Darryl Mitchell were just published in the International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training.  The three individuals worked together …

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