Congratulations to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training (SMAT) department faculty member, Kristin Tivener, MET, ATC/L for earning her Certificate of Leadership in the NATA's StarTRACKS program! The StarTRACKS program is a rigorous leadership development curriculum heavily including self-study materials. Tivener explains that she feels the program provided her with valuable … [Read more...] about Kristin Tivener earns Certificate of Leadership in NATA’s StarTRACKS program
Brandon Hetzler recently wrote The Forgotten Benefits of the Turkish Get-Up which appears on the StrongFirst website. Brandon is a Certified Athletic Trainer that oversees the Sports Performance Program for Mercy Sports Medicine in Springfield MO, and is an instructor in the Masters of Athletic Training Program at Missouri State University. He is a StrongFirst Level 2 … [Read more...] about ‘The Forgotten Benefits of the Turkish Get-Up’ Article by Brandon Hetzler
(Written by Kristin Tivener and David Carr) At most Universities, faculty have roles in teaching students, service to the university and profession, as well as scholarship. Scholarship includes the development of research which often includes obtaining grants to fund research. Following research, as a part of the scholarship role, faculty members present their findings in … [Read more...] about Dr. David Carr Receives 2 Grants
Program Director and Sports Medicine Athletic Training (SMAT) Department Head, Dr. Tona Hetzler along with Graduate Student, Amy Smith were published in the March 2014 edition of the International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training (IJATT), Volume 19, Issue 2. The publication includes a two-part article on amputee athletes. Part 1, entitled 'Foundational Knowledge', … [Read more...] about Dr. Tona Hetzler Publications on Amputee Athletes
3 SMAT faculty/staff members along with almost 30 undergraduate athletic training students are preparing for a trip this Saturday, February 1 2014, to the campus of the University of Central Missouri to attend the Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association (MOATA) Educators and Athletic Training Student Conference. This is the 2nd annual MOATA Educators and Athletic Training … [Read more...] about SMAT Students and Faculty Prepare for Missouri Educators and Student Conference!