2020 Free Communications

Education Research

Athletic Training Students Recognize Clinical Education Leaders as Mentors

Sabrina Maginnis, EdD, LAT, ATC

 

Becoming an Athletic Trainer: Development of Newly Credentialed Athletic Trainers Through the Transition to Practice

Ashley B. Thrasher, EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS

 

Burnout After an 18-Week Immersive Clinical Experience Without Coursework

Melissa Snyder, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS

 

Improving the Evidence-Based Practice Mentor-Mentee Relationship

John C. Roberts, Jr., EdD, ATC

 

Peer Assisted Learning With Complementary Strategies Used In The Didactic Setting

Emily E. Hildebrand, PhD, LAT, ATC and Claire A. Adkinson, LAT, ATC

 

Case Series Levels 1-4 Research

Acute Traumatic Rhabdomyolysis in a ROTC Cadet and Collegiate Tennis Athlete

Kaitlin Mast, LAT, ATC 

 

Avascular Necrosis of the Tibial Sesamoid Bone of the Great Toe

Jennifer Ostrowski, PhD, LAT, ATC

 

Blunt Trauma to the Colon in a Football Player

Robert Casmus, MS, LAT, ATC

 

Closed Humerus Fracture in a Baseball Athlete

Hannah D. Bailey - Marshall University, ATP

 

Dry Needling of a Powerlifter with Cervicobrachial Pain Syndrome and Subscapular Nerve Impingement: A Level 3 Case Study

Grace Mills - Liberty University ATP

 

Exertional Heat Stroke in a Male High School Cross Country Runner with Disordered Eating: A Case Study

Brittni Hoover - University of South Carolina ATP

 

Horizontal Acromioclavicular Joint Instability

Kimberly Hill - Marshall University ATP


Increasing the Continuity of Care for Collegiate Equestrian Athletes: Athletic Trainers to the Rescue

Paige Koenig, MS, LAT, ATC, OPE-C 

 

Left Shoulder Paresthesia After Fall

Katelynn Smith - Marshall University ATP

 

Multiple Femoral Shaft Stress Reactions in a Basketball Player: A Level 3 Case Report

Brittany Kirk - Towson University ATP

 

Pulmonary Bleb Rupture

Christopher Matthews - Marshall University, ATP

 

Basic Research

Biomechanical Responses to external Focus of Attention Feedback During Functional Tasks in Individuals with Chronic Ankle Instability

Danielle Torp, MS, ATC

 

Difference in Linear Head Impacts Due to Football Player Position

Patrick Burnett - Marshall University ATP

 

Does a Previous Injury Influence the Performance In FMS Testing In Collegiate Marching Band Members?

Kylie Robbins - Marshall University ATP

 

An Evaluation of Appropriate Medical Care for Secondary School Athletes in North Carolina

Susan Edkins, LAT, ATC

 

Impact Variations Between Sports Accelerometers: A Pilot Study

Christina Rizzie - Marshall University ATP

 

Patient-Rated Outcome Measures in Athletic Training: An Explanatory Study

Beverly Justice, MA, LAT, ATC 

 

Risk Factors Associated with Performance on Ocular-Motor Concussion Assessments in Healthy Young Adults

Ashley Santo, PhD, LAT, ATC 

  

Women’s Soccer Athlete Loads During Preseason Training Sessions

Alexis Austin - Lynchburg University ATP

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Emily is currently the program director and an assistant professor for the Towson University Athletic Training Program. She is in her second year as the Faculty Advisor for the MAATA Student Senate. In her role as Faculty Advisor, Emily hopes to work closely with a diverse group of students from the District in order to reach all athletic training students within the Region. She also hopes to continue to build a Student Program that will excel the professional development of future health care providers.

Faculty Advisor

Emily Hildebrand, PhD, LAT, ATC

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Jena has served as the MAATA Free Communications Chair since 2017. 

Currently she works at George Mason University as an athletic trainer for the School of Dance and as an adjunct faculty. 

Free Communications Chair

Jena Hansen-Honeycutt, DAT, LAT, ATC

Our Mission: To enhance the quality of health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity, and to advance the
profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries.
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