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NATA President Thorton Selects EKU ATEP Student Andrew Bruker to Present an Oral Report as Part of Thortons Address at iLead

NATA President Jim Thorton, MS, ATC, CES contacted EKU ATEP Student Andrew Brubaker, the current SEATA Student Senate Chair and this past years winnner of the NATA Bobby Gunn Scholarship and invited Andrew to present a short oral report as a part of President Thorton's address at the iLead Conference in Dallas, TX on January 11 to 13 2013.   Andrew will be also be one of six EKU ATEP students who will be atttending this national leadership conference designed to develop future leaders in the athletic training profession.

Athletic Training Students Featured in CFS Article

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While any serious athlete knows what it’s like to tax their bodies to the point of exhaustion, he or she is likely unable to comprehend a constant feeling of pain and fatigue experienced by sufferers of CFS.

Athletic Training Students Present Case Studies at Kentucky AThletic Trainers' Society Annual Symposium

Athletic training students presented several case studies at the KATS Annual Members Syposium this past weekend at Bellarmine University.  Kayla Goyette a rising senior presented "Initial Management and Expedited Care of an Acute Ankle Injury of a Football Player,   Josh Heines, ATC a graduated Senior Presented a cas of a " Female Collegiate Cross Country Runner with Chronic Kneww Pain, and Rising Senior Andrew Brubaker with Jenni Williams, MS, ATC and Anna Nicole Kamp, MD, MPH presented the case of a " Sudden Collapse of Middle School Baseball Player".&nb

Rising Senior, Adam Diamond Awarded Kentucky Athletic Trainers' Society Undergraduate Scholarship

The Kentucky Athletic Trainers' Society (KATS) awarded and recognized Adam Diamond a rising Senior in the EKU Athletic Training Education Program, as the KATS  Undergraduate Scholarship Award winner.  This is a copettive scholarship process.  Adam is an excellent student and well deserving of the KATS scholarship.    Adam recieved his scholarship at the Awards Banquet during the KATS 2012 Athletic Trainers Society Annual Symposium held June 1& 2 at Bellarmine University.

NATA Bobby Gunn Student Leadership Award Presented to ATEP Rising Senior Andrew Brubaker

Andrew Brubaker as a rising senior in the EKU Athletic Training Education Program has won the NATA's Bobby Gunn Student Leadership Award a prestigous award given to one athletic training student in each of the NATA's ten districts.  Andrew was selected by the Southeast Athletic Trainer's Association as the winner from District 9.  

Ben Myers, A Senior ATEP Student Accepts PBATS: Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer Society Summer Internship

Ben Myers a rising senior athletic training student will be spending this summer as a Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer Society (PBATS)  Intern with the Houston Astro's Organization.  Ben will report shortly after completing his finals to the Houston Astro's organization.  PBATS Internships are competitive interships that athletic training students from around the country apply for and list there top three teams including major league or minor league clubs.  Students are then selected by teams participating in the PBATS Internship program

You Can Get There From Here: A look at recent EKU Athletic Training Alumni and Where are they now!

In the Battle of Ohio,  EKU ATEP Undgraduate Alum 2011, on the left Spencer Deffner who is the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for Ohio University's  Baseball Team and on the Right is Jason Good, a former graduate assistant athletic trainer at EKU who graduated in 2010 with a MS in Physical Eduction Option in Exercise and Sport  Science.

EKU ATEP Students (41) Attend Southeast Athletic Trainers Association Student Conference

Forty-one students from EKU's Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP)  represented EKU at the 27th Annual Southeast Athletic Trainers Association Student Symposium.

More Opportunities for Future ATCs

October 31, 2011 Training and Condition Magzine Author: Abigail  Funk:  The Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted that in the 10-year period from 2008 to 2018, athletic training job opportunities will grow almost 37 percent. In response, universities are looking to provide more accredited athletic training education programs  Link to full article