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Athletic Training Major Receives National Recognition
HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2013 – Andrea Baellow, a junior at High Point University majoring in the athletic training, was recently recognized as an undergraduate research finalist by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Baellow presented her original research, “Comparison of Gluteus Medius Activation Between Weight Bearing and Non-Weight Bearing Limbs During a Functional Assessment […]
Student’s Research Helps Improve Youth Soccer in Her Hometown
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 22, 2013 – A sophomore at High Point University is using research to make a difference in her community. Nicole Bayeur spent her freshman year at HPU researching and reviewing scholarly literature on long term athletic development in youth soccer. Bayeur started her research after taking a First Year Seminar class, […]
Faculty Present Research at National Meeting in Las Vegas
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 2, 2013 – Dr. Jolene Henning, chair of the Department of Athletic Training at High Point University, and Geoff Staton, assistant athletic trainer in the Department of Athletics at HPU, recently presented their work on increasing diversity in the athletic training profession at the annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ […]
Professor, Athletic Trainer Awarded Grant to Increase Diversity

Dr. Jolene Henning, Associate Professor of Athletic Training at High Point University, and Geoffrey Staton, Assistant Athletic Trainer at HPU, were recently both awarded a grant from the National Athletic Trainers' Association Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee. The grant is titled "Enhancing Ethnic Diversity in Athletic Training: Development of an Athletic Training Symposium for High School Students in an Ethnically Diverse Region of North Carolina."

Class of 2014 Profile: Brenn Bolding Certifies Her Future in Athletic Training
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary graduate […]
National Athletic Trainers’ Association President Visits HPU
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – Jim Thornton, president of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, recently gave a special presentation to athletic training majors at High Point University. Thornton discussed leadership, professional service and the future direction of athletic training during the presentation. He also had the opportunity to learn more about HPU’s proposed […]
Researchers Find Link Between Posture and Knee Injuries
HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 5, 2013 – Dr. Yum Nguyen, assistant professor of Athletic Training, recently gave a presentation on his research findings about how posture may increase the risk of knee injury at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Nguyen explained that certain postures, inwardly rotated hips and knock-kneed postures […]
School of Health Sciences to Host Distinguished Lecture Series
High Point University's School of Health Sciences will begin its Distinguished Lecture Series by hosting Dr. Douglas Casa, professor at the University of Connecticut, to speak at 6 p.m. on March 15 in the Frances Auditorium in Phillips Hall. Casa will be presenting a lecture, titled "Preventing Sudden Death in Sports." The event is open to the public.

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