Posts Tagged ‘Athletic Training’
ISU Athletic Training majors combine magic and science to educate local elementary students on the functions of the human body.
From children in the community growing a garden to athletic trainers learning how to work with Terre Haute emergency medical responders to graduate students working in a camp to aid local children with severe speech impairments, ISU and Terre Haute grew closer.
ISU dedicated the National Road Plaza, which portrays the history of the National Road. A sculpture by alumnus Jack Fox memorializes Stephen Kennedy, an athletic training student who died in 2000. Sycamore Business Advisors continue to help local businesses create plans to grow while the students gain real-world experience.
The survey says nurses and doctors need to improve communication, while students studying for health-related fields learning about communicating with one another. A nursing professor receives an award education research. Undergrad students get in on researching heat stroke. An alumna is changing the world one patient at a time.
Because ISU was a frontrunner in the field of graduate-level athletic training education, many of those considered leaders today in the field of athletic training studied at ISU. Thirteen ISU graduates have been inducted into the National Athletic Training Association’s Hall of Fame. Frank Walters is the latest to be inducted.
Faculty members have dedicated their careers to helping athletes prepare for competitions by reducing their injury risks while playing sports.
ISU faculty and staff members develop an iPhone application, provide tips on handling cyberbulling, offer workshop in Shakespeare at local prison, research the effect of extreme heat on firefighters, and help train law enroll enforcement officers better communicate in emergency situations.
Indiana State students huddled around classroom tables one fall morning carefully running their fingers over torn muscles. The topic of the day in Lindsey Eberman’s orthopedic evaluation and diagnosis class was palpation. The patients were silent as Eberman’s aspiring health care professionals practiced their palpation techniques – pushing and pressing on the ailing parts of [...]