LSU Faculty and Staff Present at NATA Convention

The National Athletic Trainers' Association 62nd Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia on June 19-22 in New Orleans, LA will feature many presentations by Athletic Trainers from all over the country. The LSU Athletic Training Faculty and Staff, and a former Graduate Assistant, will be presenting on various important topics throughout the meeting as well as at other surrounding events, such as the College Athletic Trainers' Society meeting. Below is a list of the presenters, their topics, and the date and time in which they will be representing LSU and the National Athletic Trainers' Association:

Keith Thompson, MS, ATC, CSCS, and Shelly Mullenix, MS, ATC
Topic: Substance Abuse Prevention Program
Place: College Athletic Trainers' Society
Date and Time: June 19th, TBA



Shelly Mullenix, MS, ATC
Topic: NATA Position Statement: Safe Weight Loss and Maintenance Practices in Sport and Exercise
Place: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (Press conference and panel discussion featuring authors, researchers, and medical personnel)
Date and Time: June 20th, TBA


Melissa Thompson, PhD, MEd, ATC
Abstract Title: Dynamic Acromiohumeral Interval Changes in Trained and Untrained Females with Differences in External Rotation Strength
Place: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 217
Date and Time: June 20th, 9:15-9:30



Shari Benson, MS, ATC (Former LSU Graduate Assistant)
Abstract Title: Late Detection of Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans in a High School Football Player
Place: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Date and Time: TBA



Please come out and support our LSU Athletic Training Staff as they present at the 2011 NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia!