4th year BSAT student, Kelby Kujawa, volunteered her time to to be a part of the annual Expanding Your Horizons science conference. She taught young 6th-8th grade girls about the profession of athletic training, as well as the skill set of wound cleaning. The participants learned about the physiology of inflammation and applied those wound cleaning skills on tomatoes. The … [Read more...] about Expanding Your Horizons Program Hosted by the McQueary College of Health and Human Services
Congratulations to 4th year BSAT student Kirstin Schwart who will be attending the International Sports Science Medical Conference in London this coming January. This conference focuses on the diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of injuries in elite upper extremity athletes. Kirstin had to complete an application and write an essay explaining why she wanted to attend the … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Kirstin Schwart on her decision to study abroad!
Parkview Athletic Trainer Mike Lane, Graduate Assistant Boyoung Park, and athletic training students Danielle Allison and Emilee Pierce led football coaches in different scenarios of securing injured athletes to a spine board. … [Read more...] about Spinal Injury Simulations
Shannon Derricks, MS, ATC led a series of lectures and labs on the concept of cupping with the second-year post-professional athletic training students. Students discussed the theory and background literature then practiced several techniques. … [Read more...] about The Use of Cupping as Treatment
Learn about our programs and meet faculty and students!! Grab a snack and enter a drawing! When: Wednesday, October 17th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 18th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Where: Professional Building, Suite 160 What is an athletic trainer? Athletic Trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals. ATs work in … [Read more...] about Athletic Training Open House