October 21, 2013

SLU AT Faculty Expertise Sought by Media and Organizations

Faculty members of the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program have been called on frequently this fall to provide expertise for media and other organizations.  These activities are consistent with the focus of “Higher purpose, Greater good" which represents SLU's mission to pursue truth and serve humanity.

Kitty Newsham PhD, ATC and Amy Schork MA, ATC (Advanced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine)
“Athletic Training” on Potpourri on 1380 AM
Roles, responsibilities, and qualifications of athletic trainers were discussed with host Marsha Schuman.
September 15, 2013

Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC
“Importance of Exercise While in Orbit” in RocketSTEM Magazine
Discussed NASA’s efforts to limit bone density losses in deep space travel.
October 2013 Issue
Available on-line: http://www.rocketstem.org/2013/10/03/importance-exercise-orbit

Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC
“Student Athlete Safety” on StayTuned on KETC Channel 9.
Discussed concussion and youth sports safety with a panel of experts, hosted by Casey Nolen.
October 10, 2013
Archived Show: http://staytuned.ninenet.org/episodes/student-athlete-safety/
Dr. Breitbach’s Segments on YouTube:
Priorities in Youth Sports

Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC
“Popular sports supplements contain meth-like chemicals” on 5:00 pm News on KSDK Channel 5
Discussed sports supplements and safety with Anne Allred.
October 14, 2013
Archived broadcast: http://www.ksdk.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=2743959654001

Kitty Newsham PhD, ATC
“A Multi‐Disciplinary Team Approach to Returning to School and Activities”
Dr. Newsham presented an athletic health care plan which utilizes multiple professionals in protecting students with concussion and other injuries. 
Brain Injury Association of Missouri
Annual Statewide Conference
St. Charles Convention Center
St. Charles, Missouri
October 17, 2013

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