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AT Program Faculty & AT Students serve as part of medical team for 2015 UCI Supercross BMX World Cup

EKU Athletic Training Faculty and Students on the BMX Track

Dr. Eric Fuchs, ATC, EMT and Dr. Mathew Sabin, ATC along with EKU AT Program Students Kelly Coyne and Amanda Dixon, served as members of the medical staff for the 2015 UCI Supercross BMX Americas World Cup hosted in Rock Hill, SC.  This was Dr. Fuchs' second time serving as part of the medical team for the UCI Supercross BMX Americas World Cup as he served as part of the 2014 medical staff. 

Dr. Fuchs was invited by Novant Health to come and serve as part of the medical team for this years event.  "I was very grateful to be given the opportunity to work as part of the medical staff this year, and I appreciate Novant Health and there excellent sports medicine staff,  for inviting me and allowing me to extend this opportunity to students and faculty in our program to assist with a world cup event".  This kind of experience allows our students to see how event sports medicine works and gave them a great opportunity to not only practice clinical skills but network and make excellent connections with in the athletic training and sports medicine profession. 

Opportunities like these do not come along often and EKU's AT Students and faculty are very grateful to Novant Health Sports Medicine and fortunate to be apart of this event.  We are looking forward to the 2016 event in Rock Hill, SC and the World Championships for Supercross BMX in 2017.

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Dr. Eric J. Fuchs, ATC, EMT-B

Published on October 05, 2015

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