June 20, 2013

SLU AT Faculty Ready for a Busy Week at the NATA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas

This year, the National Athletic Trainers' Association will be hosting its 64th Annual Meeting and Symposium at the Mandalay Bay South Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  It begins on Monday, June 24th and ends of Thursday June 27th.  The core faculty of the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program and numerous students and alumni will also be in attendance.  All will be busy with committee meetings, presentations, social events and other professional development.  Listed below is a schedule of the events related to SLU, to get the entire program go to: http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/2013ConventionGuide_0.pdf

Monday June 24th

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Journal of Athletic Training Manuscript Reviewers' Workshop
South Seas I
Managing Editor: Leslie Neistadt, Saint Louis University

Tuesday June 25th

8:15-10:15 am
Maximizing Opportunities for Interprofessional Education in Athletic Training
Presented by the NATA Executive Committee for Education
South Seas B
Anthony Breitbach, PhD, ATC, Saint Louis University and Panel of Speakers
Moderator: Sara Brown, MS, ATC, Boston University

1:15pm – 3:15pm
Learning Lab: Shortness of Breath During Exercise: Differential Diagnoses
Banyan D
Kitty Newsham, PhD, ATC, Saint Louis University
Moderator: Michelle Boyd, MS, ATC, Truman State University

7:00-9:00 pm
Athletic Training Education Program Alumni Reception
Hussong's Cantina
The Shoppes of Mandalay Place

Wednesday, June 26th

9:15am – 11:15am
Learning Lab: Muscle Energy Technique to Treat Painful Lumbar Spine Mobility Deficits
Palm A
Scott Lawrance, DHS, ATC, MSPT, University of Indianapolis
Lab Instructors: Timothy Howell, EdD, ATC, CSCS & Mike Markee ATC, PT, OCS, COMT, Saint Louis University

Thursday, June 27th

10:30am – 11:15am
Peer-Reviewed Poster Presentation: #119-The Relationship Between Candidate Psychological Factors and First-Attempt Pass Rate on the Board of Certification Examination
Shorelines A
Anthony Breitbach, PhD, ATC, Saint Louis University, Darcy Downey EdD, ATC, Austin (TX) High School and Alfred Frager MS, Saint Louis University

1:15pm – 3:15pm
Learning Lab: Benefits of Tabata in a Rehabilitation Setting
Banyan D
Theresa Miyashita, PhD, ATC, PES, Metropolitan State
University of Denver
Moderator: Timothy Howell, EdD, ATC, CSCS, Saint Louis University

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