News: Athletic Training

UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science Advances Scientific Thinking in Students at all Levels

Written By: Ryan Greene | June 17, 2022
When students are interested in the fields of kinesiology and physical therapy, it is often because they want to help people; but students don’t need to wait to graduate to...

Research Spotlight: Colby Mangum Uses Core Data Research to Protect Athletes, Improve Performances

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | June 16, 2022
Core Muscles are the Center of Colby Mangum’s Research in Athletic Training Assistant Professor L. Colby Mangum, a faculty member in the Master of Athletic Training program Assistant Professor L....

Mangum Awarded Department of Defense Grant as Part of Research Team to Improve Knee Pain and Function

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | June 16, 2022
Colby Mangum was recently awarded a grant as a co-investigator through the Department of Defense focused on improving rehabilitation for chronic pain around the kneecap (Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program...

Athletic Training Program Hosts Extreme Simulation Event to Enhance First Responder Skills

Written By: Megan Pabian | June 1, 2022
Students in the master of athletic training program teamed up with licensed athletic trainers in the community for a hyper-realistic emergency training simulation event to enhance their first responder skills....

Athletic Training Students Present Capstone Research

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 19, 2022
Thirteen students in the Master of Athletic Training program presented their final capstone research projects on April 12 to an interprofessional audience, including students, faculty and staff from the College...

‘Fire and desire’: UCF athletic training student works to bring the field to U.S. Virgin Islands

Written By: Grayson Keglovic | April 6, 2022
Growing up as a student athlete in the United States Virgin Islands, athletic training graduate student Isis Collier was used to a “walk it off” mentality when she or her...

Student Researchers in School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy Shine at Scholar Symposium

Written By: Megan Pabian | April 5, 2022
As part of Research Week, students from the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy showcased their research in exercise physiology and rehabilitation. The research spans five academic programs, and includes...

IEPRS Conference Brings Together Experts and Learners to Explore Synergies in Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 4, 2022
The Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science conference brought together kinesiology, physical therapy, and athletic training researchers, clinicians, and students who aspire to enter the field during the on-campus...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2021

Written By: Ryan Greene | January 25, 2022
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance scientific discovery. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

Working from the Sidelines: AT Student Shares Experiences Working with a High School Football Team

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | December 3, 2021
Rebecca Kleckner may not wear a football jersey on Friday nights, but in her role as an athletic training student with the Windermere High School football team, she helps ensure the team’s success by helping the players stay safe and healthy.   Kleckner,...

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