Athletic Training Faculty Present at 2019 NATA Convention, Las Vegas


Contributed by Paul Geisler

In June, Assistant Professor Jennifer M. McKeon, PhD, ATC, CSCS and Professor Paul R. Geisler, EdD, ATC represented the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training with multiple presentations at the Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium of the National Athletic Trainers' Association in Las Vegas, NV.

Dr. McKeon presented, "You are in the POSITION to Contribute! Give Your Thoughts on New Directions for the NATA Position Statements" with Dr. Lindsay DiStefano from the University of Connecticut as part of her responsibilities with the NATA's Pronouncements Committee. She also was a panel presenter for the session entitled, "Evidence Straight from the Source: Peer-Reviewed Publications in Athletic Training" as part of her work as Co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Athletic Training and Therapy.

Dr. Geisler presented a minicourse, entitled "A Patho-Anatomical Paradigm for Iliotibial Band Pathology: A Synthesis of Evidence", which is based on his research on the problematic injury common in runners, rowers, cyclists, and military personnel.