Posts tagged ‘Athletic Training’

Athletic Training Students Volunteer at Boston Marathon

Athletic training graduate students Cole Hartert ’21, M’22, Alexis Prettyman ’21, M’22, Autumn Gessner ’21, M’22, Kaylee Scheirer ’21, M’22, Erika Schell ’21, M’22, and Morgan Martin ’21, M’22 served as medical staff volunteers at the 125th Boston Marathon on Oct. 11. The students continued a longtime LVC connection that traces back to 2011 when their professor, Dr. Joe Murphy, director and associate professor of athletic training, began volunteering as a medical advisor for the historic race.

Dr. Murphy Co-authors National Journal Article

Dr. Joe Murphy, chair of athletic training, co-authored “Musculoskeletal practices for the preparticipation physical examination” in the BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal. Murphy’s co-authors were Connor Corrente, a student at the Penn State College of Medicine, and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center physicians Dr. Matthew Silvis, Dr. Robert Gallo, and Dr. Cayce Onks. 

Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Physical Therapy Presented at the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Virtual Convention

Dr. Eva Frank, assistant professor of athletic training; Emily Stratton ’19, D’21; Jacob Dgien ’19, D’21; Lindsey Topper ’21; Dr. Marcia Epler, associate professor of physical therapy; and Dr. Robert Creath, associate professor of exercise science and director of the Lewis Human Performance Lab, presented COVID-19 Quarantine: Impact on Functional Mobility and Pain in Older Adults at the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Virtual Convention, June 12.

Dr. Frank Co-Authors National Nursing Article

Dr. Eva Frank, assistant professor of athletic training, co-authored, “Health Care Professional Students’ Perceptions of Teamwork and Roles after an Interprofessional Critical Care Simulation.” The article was published by Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing. Dr. Frank and her colleagues learned that all health care providers should know about the role and responsibilities of all other healthcare providers, not only of those who directly work together. 

Dr. Dompier Publishes Pair of Articles in National Journals

Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, co-authored, “Injuries and Referral Patterns During Basic Combat Training: An Examination of Data from the Certified Athletic Trainer-Forward Program” in Military Medicine in April. He also co-authored, “Characteristics of Injury in Collegiate Rodeo” in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine in March.

References:

Hirschhorn RM, Yeargin SW, Mensch JM, Dompier TP. Injuries and Referral Patterns During Basic Combat Training: An Examination of Data From the Certified Athletic Trainer-Forward Program. Mil Med. 2021 Apr 21:usab156. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usab156. PMID: 33881151

Watts M, Bobo L, Whitehead MT, Dompier TP, Oliver GD. Characteristics of Injury in Collegiate Rodeo. Clin J Sport Med. 2021 Mar 1. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000904. PMID: 33852439

Dr. Dompier Inks Concussion Op-Ed for PennLive

Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, published “Everyone Profits from Concussion Except the Athletes” on PennLive this past Saturday, In the opinion piece, Dompier discusses how everyone associated with the concussion industry—from the healthcare industry and researchers to lawyers and expert witnesses—benefits financially, except the athletes themselves.

Dr. Dompier Co-publishes Softball Research

Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, and several colleagues published Non-Time-Loss and Time-Loss Softball Injuries in Secondary School Athletes: A Report From the National Athletic Treatment, Injury and Outcomes Network (NATION) in the Journal of Athletic Training. The researchers found, among other results, that “secondary school softball players sustained a larger proportion of NTL [non-time-loss] injuries than TL [time-loss] injuries.”

 

Valier ARS, Bliven KCH, Gibson A, Simon J, Dompier TP, Wasserman EB, Rynard KL, Kerr ZY. Non-Time-Loss and Time-Loss Softball Injuries in Secondary School Athletes: A Report From the National Athletic Treatment, Injury and Outcomes Network (NATION). J Athl Train. 2020 Jan 8. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-105-19.

Dr. Frank Presents Trio of Workshops Nationally

Dr. Eva Frank, assistant professor of athletic training, made three presentations on Professional Branding, Interviewing, and Working a Room to athletic training programs at Florida International University, Missouri State University, and West Chester University this fall.

Dr. Dompier Guest Lectures at the University of South Carolina

Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, presented an annual series of guest lectures on clinical epidemiology for the University of South Carolina’s Department of Exercise Science in the School of Public Health research methods course. Dompier presented Oct. 1, 3, and 8.

Dr. Dompier Co-Authors Paper on Basketball Injuries

Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, co-authored Epidemiology of Secondary Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Injuries: National Athletic Treatment, Injury, and Outcomes Network in the Journal of Athletic Training. Dompier’s co-authors included Dr. Zachary Y. Kerr from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Dr. Erin B. Wasserman, director of the NCAA Injury Prevention Program, Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, among others.