Athletic Training Students Have Major Research Presence at National Conference


Contributed by Paul Geisler

Nine different undergraduate members of the Athletic Training Class of 2019 presented their research findings in either poster or oral format at the 2019 NATA Annual Convention and Clinical Symposium!

Under the direction of faculty members, Dr. Jennifer M McKeon, Dr. Patrick O. McKeon, Mr. Chris Hummel, MS, ATC and Ms. Katie Sheehan, MS, ATC from the Department of Exercise Science & Athletic Training, 9 different senior Athletic Training majors from this year's graduating class were involved in presenting peer reviewed research in the professional category at this year's annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

Class of 2019 members Tony Cosby, ATC, Natalie Sharpe, ATC, Jen Gordon, ATC, Janie Kleinberg, ATC, Nikkey Skuraton, ATC, Katie Dolan, ATC, Cole Rinehart, ATC, Vanessa Brown, ATC, & Kate McCall, ATC all worked on research projects with their peers and Athletic Training faculty here on campus, and presented their findings to the 10,000 athletic training members in attendance as part of the Free Communications portion of the conference. Congratulations to all and thank you to all the mentors who helped make it happen!