Eight students in the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences' athletic training program and two students in the rehabilitation sciences doctoral program have been invited to present at the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) 65th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo, June 25-28, in Indianapolis.
"We are proud to see this stellar group of students, who are continuing the tradition of representing us on the national stage," said Tim Uhl, director of the Musculoskeletal Laboratory and an associate professor in the Division of Athletic Training. "It is a significant achievement, which demonstrates the high-caliber of students in our program."
Below are the students invited to present, along with the titles of their accepted research presentations:
- Julie P. Iannicellie, ATC (AT Student): "Congenital Variation in the Distal Ulna and Subsequent Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Subluxation in a Female Tennis Athlete"
- Jennifer Werner, ATC (AT Student): "First Rib Stress Fracture in a High School Baseball Player: Case Report"
- Minda McCullough, ATC (AT Student): "Risk Factors of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: A Meta-Analysis"
- Emily Gravelin, ATC (AT Student): "Case Report of a Traumatic Knee Injury in a Middle School Football Athlete"
- Diamond O'Donovan, ATC (AT Student): "Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in a Division III Swimmer"
- Anna Porter, ATC (AT Student): "Scapular Muscle Activities During Closed Chain Shoulder Exercises"
- Catherine Beckemeyer, ATC (AT Student): "Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II in a Collegiate Softball Athlete"
- Derek Rafeldt, ATC (AT Student): "Identifying and Differentiating Ehrlichiosis from Post-Concussive Symptoms in a High School Football Player"
- Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, PES (RHB Doctoral Student): "Establishing Pre-Season Self-Reported Functional Outcome Scores for the Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow in Athletes"
- Jenny Toonstra, MA, ATC (RHB Doctoral Student): "Factors that Influence Patient Expectations Following Cartilage Repair of the Knee"