The September 2016 issue of Missouri State Magazine came out today and included a story from the 2016 Special Olympics of Missouri (SOMO) State Summer Games. This annual event held on the campus of Missouri State University in May includes numerous athletic events for SOMO athletes to compete in. The Sports Medicine and Athletic Training department is proud to have a strong … [Read more...] about AT Coverage at SOMO Games
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As part of her 4th year leadership project, Megan Won organized a group of volunteers to assist with the Special Olympics of Missouri (SOMO) flag football game yesterday at Missouri State University. Volunteers helped with everything such as field set-up, operating the scoreboard, officiating, and a special group who were the 'fans in the stands' and cheered on these special … [Read more...] about Special Olympics Flag Football
Some of the faculty from the Sports Medicine and Athletic Training (SMAT) department enjoyed speaking with 4th year athletic training student Kennia Merlos this week about the SMAT That Intramural Soccer Team a group of the students organized. We wanted to share what Kennia said about the team with everyone so check it out here! "Some of the girls from the class of 2017 … [Read more...] about ‘SMAT That’ Intramural Soccer Team
4th year athletic training student Jacob Briggs spent last summer in an internship position with the Jacksonville Jaguars professional football franchise. Most professional football teams offer summer internships for upper level athletic training students and this can be a great way to gain experience in this type of setting. The Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Department … [Read more...] about AT Student Jacob Briggs Interns with the Jacksonville Jaguars!