On a hot August morning with a “feels like” temperature approaching triple digits, members of the University of Lynchburg women’s soccer team lined up in the athletic training room for a post-workout weigh in.
Dr. Pat Aronson, a longtime athletic training professor at Lynchburg, will be inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual Clinical Symposia and AT Expo held in Las Vegas June 24 to 27.
On Friday, C.J. Rosenborough will graduate with his Master of Science in Athletic Training. Eight weeks later, he’ll be in Washington, D.C., presenting research for a national conference of strength and conditioning professionals. His MSAT research project about lacrosse athletes was selected as one of ten finalists for a research award at the National Strength […]
Bryanna Garrett ’18, an athletic training graduate who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in advanced athletic training at the University of South Florida, was featured recently on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association blog for saving the life of a cross country runner.
Scott Allen, a 2011 graduate of the University of Lynchburg’s Athletic Training program, spent 2018 as head athletic trainer for the Baltimore Brigade, an Arena Football League franchise. In its second year as a franchise, the Brigade made it to ArenaBowl XXXI in July, where they lost to the Washington Valor.
At the National Athletic Trainers’ Association 69th Clinical Symposium and AT Expo, held in New Orleans in June, recent Lynchburg graduate Briana Rexrode ’18 won a national award for best undergraduate research poster. Her project, conducted with Dr. Tom Bowman, assistant professor of athletic training at Lynchburg, looked at the effect that socioeconomic status has on baseline neurocognitive performance.
Two students in Lynchburg’s Athletic Training program have been spending lots of time at the local ballpark lately, learning about how to keep professional baseball players on the field and off the disabled list. Since opening day in April, Zack Maust ’19 MSAT and Rachael Watkins ’19 have been doing a clinical rotation with the Lynchburg Hillcats, a Class-A Advanced Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
Two professors and two graduates received national awards at the annual symposium of the Mid-America Athletic Training Association last week. Dr. Pat Aronson was inducted into the MAATA Athetic Training Hall of Fame, while Dr. Debbie Bradney received the MAATA Athletic Trainer Service Award. Kirsten Blake ’18 was awarded the Larry Sutton Scholarship, recognizing her outstanding […]
Hallie Sayre’s research could prevent athletes from suffering concussions without treatment, thanks to her evidence that high-tech impact measurement tools could miss some injuries. She won the NATA student writing award for original research this year.
Sam Smith ’15 wasn’t planning to save a life when she tagged along to the Baltimore County boy’s lacrosse championship. Fortunately, she was ready. “Lynchburg prepared me really well for this incident,” she said. “Now one of my players still has his dad.”