News: Athletic Training

CHPS Dean Christopher Ingersoll Awarded by CAATE for Contributions to AT Education and Accreditation

Written By: Mikita Nayee | October 28, 2022
The athletic training accreditation entity, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), honored UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences Dean Christopher Ingersoll with the 2022 Pete Koehneke Award....

A Fitness Expert Weighs In On How To Build The Best Workout Routine For Yourself

Written By: Health Digest | October 18, 2022
Working out is an essential part of a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle. As a matter of fact, getting regular exercise and physical activity can help improve and maintain the health...

Kristen Schellhase Inducted into 2022 Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida Hall of Fame

Written By: Mikita Nayee | July 12, 2022
(pictured left) Kristen Schellhase and (right) Elaine Judy Kristen Schellhase, program director for UCF Athletic Training Program, was inducted into the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida (ATAF) Hall of Fame...

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

Written By: Mikita Nayee | 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...

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