Illinois State University
Lecturing at schools on behalf of the National Center for Drug Free Sport. Teaching a course in Illinois State University’s athletic training education program. Serving as an athletic trainer at Special Olympics events. Volunteering twice a week at the local humane society. This hardly sounds like a life of leisure, but for Kathy Schniedwind, MS, ATC, this is what retirement looks like.
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As an athletic trainer, you will undoubtedly face ethical decisions. Luckily, there is a source of help.
By Dr. Greg Frounfelter
Greg Frounfelter, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS, is an Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist in the Physical Medicine Department at Agnesian Healthcare-Waupun Memorial Hospital in Waupun, Wis. He can be reached at: [email protected]
Personal ethics are like snowflakes—no two are alike. What one person sees as just and right, another may view as unfair or immoral… more »
How do you balance the needs of a curriculum program and an athletic training department? Slippery Rock University has blended the two groups into one.
By Bonnie Siple & Scott Zema
Bonnie Siple, MS, ATC, is Coordinator of the Athletic Training Education Program and Athletic Trainer for women’s lacrosse, and Scott Zema, MEd, ATC, is Coordinator of Clinical Education and Athletic Trainer for football at Slippery Rock University. They can be reached at: www.sru.edu/ers.
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When the complaint is recurring pain in the heel, bone spurs may be the cause. Treating this condition means looking at the full functional capability of the athlete.
By Casey Smith & Dr. Micheal Clark
Casey Smith, MS, ATC, PES, CES, is Head Athletic Trainer for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Micheal Clark, DPT, MS, PT, CES, PES, is President and Chief Executive Officer at the National Academy of Sports Medicine. They can be reached at: [email protected].
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They may not strike you as athletes who need conditioning, but bowlers can greatly enhance their performance with a progressive training program.
By Tasha Weddle
Tasha Weddle, CSCS, is an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Vanderbilt University, where she works with the women’s bowling, basketball, soccer, and lacrosse teams. She has also been an assistant strength coach at the University of Tennessee, Kent State University, and Purdue University. She can be reached at: [email protected].. more »