News: Athletic Training

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,...

New Ph.D. in Kinesiology Approved by the BOG

Written By: Drexler James | November 5, 2021
A new Ph.D. in Kinesiology was approved by the Florida Board of Governors Nov. 4, making it the first Ph.D. program in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. The...

New AT Scholarship Honors Program’s Co-Founder, Celebrates His Love for Family, Students and Profession

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 27, 2021
A new memorial scholarship in UCF Athletic Training honors David Cassidy, one of the co-founders of the athletic training program and a long-time supporter of the program and its students....

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021

Written By: Drexler James | July 15, 2021
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...

CHPS to Host Interactive Presentation for Undergraduate Students Addressing Anxiety and Perfectionism

Written By: Drexler James | June 21, 2021
Perfectionism can be a cause and a symptom of anxiety for many college students. Join CHPS Undergraduate Students for an online interactive presentation on July 12, from 3 to 4...

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | June 7, 2021
Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place Aug. 4-6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held Aug. 7. Graduates are allowed to sign up for Grad Walk and in-person commencement,...

Researchers in the College of Health Professions and Sciences Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Expand Collaborations and Impact

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
A little more than a year ago, faculty and students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences who were working on research projects had to pivot when COVID-19 derailed their plans. CHPS researchers regrouped and forged ahead with their projects by finding new ways to use the...

Preceptor of the Month: April 2021

Written By: Kim MacLennan | April 27, 2021
Jillian Sutton, Preceptor of the Month for April, stands with Andrew McIntosh, UCF MAT student. For the month of April 2021, we celebrate Jillian Sutton as Preceptor of the Month!...

New Exercise Physiology Doctoral Student Receives UCF Fellowship, Plans to Work Closely with Athletic Training Faculty Mentor

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 14, 2021
Andrew Skibski, an incoming doctoral student in the Exercise Physiology program, is the newest recipient of the Presidential Doctoral Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to superior graduate students who are...

March 2021: Athletic Training Preceptor of the Month

Written By: Kim MacLennan | March 31, 2021
For March 2021 we have chosen Brian DeAlmeida as our Preceptor of the Month! DeAlmeida is the head athletic trainer for the Orlando Solar Bears. He earned his BS in...

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