2019 NHATA Student Symposium

New London NH: The 2019 New Hampshire Athletic Trainers’ Association Student Symposium was held Sunday April 7th at Colby-Sawyer College.  The symposium serves as an opportunity for the athletic training programs of New Hampshire to come together and share scholarly work completed by students.

2019 NHATA Student Symposium, Student Presenters

Presenting this year were:

Melanie Lamar ATS, University of New Hampshire

Case Report: Connection Between Rehab Plans for Various Lower Extremity Chain Injuries

Hannah McNicholas ATS and Megan Taylor ATS, Keene State College

Original Research:The Effect of Hydration on Short-Term Memory and Cognition

James McCleery ATS, Anthony Romeo ESS and Jake Ronson ESS, Colby-Sawyer College

Original Research: Comparison of Physiological Advancements Between High-Intensity Interval Training (HITT) Programs and Division III Collegiate Practice

Haley McCarron ATS, University of New Hampshire

Case Report: Shoulder Injuries: The Ongoing Misdiagnosis

Thomas Glaser SMS and Xena Ras ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

Original Research: Center of Mass Displacement in Previously Injured Active College Students

Carlin Testa ATS and Michael Wadsworth ATS, Keense State College

Original Research: The Relationship Between the 30-15 Fitness Test (IFT) and 30-15 On-Ice Test (ITT)

Keaghan Vogel ATS, University of New Hampshire

Case Report: Relationship Between Plantar Fasciitis, Plantar Fascia Rupture, and Conservative Management

Bridget Clark ATS, Tanisha Clark ATS and Aislinn O’Connor ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

Original Research: The Effects of Vestibular Oculomotor Screening (VOMS) Therapy and Balance Therapy on Proprioception – A Comparison of COMS Therapy and Balance Therapy

Emily Guay ATS, NH EATA Student Representative Plymouth State University

iLead Experience

Student poster presentations were provided by:

Bridget Clark ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

Systematic Review: Effective Management Techniques of Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Leg

Amber Davis ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

CAP: The Effectiveness of Pulley Rehabilitation Six Weeks Post-Operative from Rotator Cuff Repair

Maxwell Judge ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

CAP: Functional Outcome Following PCL and Complex Knee Ligament Reconstruction

Eliot Mousseau ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

CAP: The Effectiveness of UCL Repair with Internal Bracing Versus Modified Jobe Reconstruction

Aislinn O’Connor ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

Systematic Review: Identification and Prevention of Unsafe Weight Loss Practices Used by Wrestlers

Darrian Sweatt ATS, Colby-Sawyer College

CAP: Results of Arthroscopic Labral Reconstruction of the Hip in Elite Athletes

In addition to student presentation of scholarship, Dr. Brian Frenkiewich DO, provided a keynote address, presenting to the audience an oath for Athletic Training. District 1 President Diane Sartanowicz provided students with an update on regional and national Athletic Training matters.

Taping Competition and Quiz Bowl

The taping competition was won by Colby-Sawyer College team of Aislinn O’Connor and tapers Tanisha Clark and Xena Ras.  The quiz bowl was a tightly contested affair with the University of New Hampshire’s eponymously named “The Towne” team of Nick Husted, Josh Lapoint and Zach Marcus earning first place.

2019 NHATA Quizbowl Champions Josh Lapointe, Nick Husted and Zach Marcus of UNH

Scholarship Winners

Emily Guay of Plymouth State was awarded the Daniel R. Sedory New Hampshire District 1 scholarship.  Alexandra Raifsnider and Madeline Zimmerman of the University of New Hampshire were awarded the two NHATA student scholarship awards.

2019 NHATA Scholarship Winners – Madeline Zimmerman UNH, Emily Guay PSU and Alexandra Raifsnider PSU
2019 NH District 1 Winner Emily Guay PSU (center) with Diane Sartanowicz District 1 President and NHATA President Sandy Snow
2019 NHATA Scholarship Winner Alexandra Raifsnider PSU with NHATA E-Board Members, Steff Stiles, Christine Reyes and Sandy Snow
2019 NHATA Scholarship Winner Madeline Zimmerman UNH with NHATA E-Board Members, Steff Stiles, Christine Reyes and Sandy Snow

Upcoming Events

October 27, 2019

Ice Hockey Injury Evaluation and Management Skills Workshop

CEUs: 3.5 EBP

Cost: Non-Physician $25, Physician $50

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Proctor Academy – Teddy Maloney Ice Rink, Andover NH

Contact: Sandy Snow

November 21-22, 2019

2019 Team Up for Sports Safety

Register through November 8th

Location: University of New Hampshire – Durham, NH

Contact: Sandy Snow with Questions

NHATA E-Board Meetings

September 25, 2019

7:15 pm

UNH – Durham NH

October 23, 2019

6:30 pm

NHMI – Manchester NH

Contact Secretary Ali Bower with questions or to RSVP

Open Positions

Committee Member Openings

  • Conferences
  • Governmental Affairs
Contact NHATA Secretary at secretary@nhata.org for more information.