February 28, 2012

Doisy College and SLU Athletic Training Team Up With lululemon to Host LOUTOPiA

March 24, 2012
8:00am -12:00PM
Click here to register!

What is LOUTOPiA?
LOUTOPiA is a day of fun and fitness hosted by the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University. The SLU Athletic Training Education Program will join forces with lululemon ambassadors to work you out, tone your arms and flatten your belly! You will move through circuits of the hottest classes in the St. Louis community all in one place!
Classes included:
• Spinning
• Yoga
• Bootcamp
• and more!
Nibble on healthy snacks, yummy drinks while rockin' out to a DJ with all of your friends!

Where is LOUTOPiA?
The event will be held in the Allied Health Building on SLU's Medical Campus.
Allied Health Professions Building, 3rd Floor
3437 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO 63104

Who do I contact about LOUTOPiA?
Ask at lululemon Plaza Frontenac or contact SLU Athletic Training at 314.977.8561 or atep@slu.edu

February 27, 2012

SLU AT Students get Guest Presentation on Scapular Dysfunction and Shoulder Injuries

On Monday, February 27, 2012, Kenny Wilson MHS, PT, CHT, SCS, ATC, made a presentation to students in the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Education MAT Class of 2012.  Mr. Wilson, who works with PRORehab, specializes in upper extremity rehabilitation and treatment of throwing injuries.  The presentation was a part of MAT 680-Athletic Training Seminar and was titled: Scapular Mechanics, Dysfunction, Evaluation, and Intervention.  He has also been invited to speak on the topic at the NATA Annual Meeting this summer in St. Louis.  Our students benefit greatly through access to such a wealth of local experts.
Kenny Wilson demonstrates scapular taping with SLU AT students Leah Egeland and JJ Hannigan.

February 25, 2012

SLU AT Student to Run for Team USA Cross Country

Courtesy: Saint Louis Athletics
Release: 02/24/2012

ST. LOUIS - Saint Louis University senior athletic training student and cross country standout Hilary Orf (Ballwin, Mo./Marquette) earned a spot on Team USA for next month's 2012 NACAC Cross Country Championships. This marks the first time a member of the Billiken cross country program will compete for the Red, White and Blue. The event is set for Saturday, March 17, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
"This is a great honor for Hilary and the Billiken program," SLU head coach Jon Bell said. "Opportunities to represent your country in the sports of cross country and track and field do not come along often. Everyone associated with our program is happy and excited for Hilary."
Orf will run in the Women's Senior 6K race. She qualified for the international meet after posting an eighth-place 8K time of 28:01.3 in the USA Cross Country Championship earlier this month at Forest Park in St. Louis.
This honor adds to her growing list of accolades. This past fall, Orf garnered All-Region honors at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Regional, claimed runner-up honors at the Atlantic 10 Conference Women's Cross Country Championships and was three times tabbed the women's cross country A-10 Performer of the Week.

February 12, 2012

SLU AT Faculty Member Presents at PT Combined Sections Meeting

Dr. Jason Bennett demonstrating a technique in SLU AT lab.

On February 11, 2012, Dr. Jason Bennett, a faculty member in the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Education Program, presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.. His presentation was titled: "The Relationship Between Isotonic Plantar Flexor Endurance, Navicular Drop, and Exercise-Related Leg Pain in a Cohort of Collegiate Cross-Country Runners."  Dr. Bennett is the course coordinator for MAT 524 & 525, Musculoskeletal Assessment and Management I & II, in the SLU AT Education Program.

February 03, 2012

SLU AT Faculty Member Presents at Educators Conference

On February 3, 2012 Dr. Tim Howell, Clinical Education Coordinator for the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Education Program, presented at the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association Educators Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.  The title of his presentation was: "Teaching on Tilt: Utilizing Lecture Capture to Enhance AT Student Learning in a MP3 World".  The SEATA Educators Conference included about 150 educators and was held in conjunction with a student conference with over 800 students.