Fairfield Marriott. 870) 934-1600 www.fairfieldjonesboro.com
Rate: $77.00, Code: Sports Medicine
Hampton Inn. 870) 974-9500
Rate: $77.00, Code: Sports Medicine
Holiday Inn, (870) 935-2030
Friday, March 8, 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. (CPR Optional: Starts at 6 p.m.)
Saturday, March 9, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro
This workshop will expose students to a variety of sports medicine fields, concepts, and sports first aid. Students attending will hear from allied health and sports medicine speakers, including athletic trainers, physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons, and strength and conditioning coaches; learn more about sports medicine career options; learn or refresh CPR skills; and gain first responder action tips for icing, taping, bracing, etc. There will be demonstrations and small hands-on projects for response techniques and intervention. This course is for any student interested in sports medicine and sports first aid. Parents are invited to attend a general session and tour the Langford Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Complex at ASU to learn more about degrees in this area.
Instructors: Ron Carroll, Amanda Wheeler, Penny Head, Ron Johnson, et. al. For more information about session content, contact Ron Carroll, Head Athletic Trainer, ASU Department of Sports Medicine, (870) 972-3342.
Students Must Pre-Register On-Line for this Workshop
Single Registration: $40 before March 1; $50 on or after March 1
School Group Discount: $35 per student (Must be sponsored by a school representative)
Friday, March 8th
Parents Welcome Friday Evening!
5:30–6:00 p.m. Check in at Football Complex (West Ramp)
6:00–6:30 p.m. CPR Instruction (Optional $7.00 Certification Card paid to Emerson Ambulance
onsite at time of training)
6:30–7:30 p.m. Sports Medicine Panel (degree option questions and answers)
7:30--8:30 p.m. Sports Medicine Facility Tour
Saturday, March 9th
8:15-8:30 a.m. Arrival: West Entrance of Student Union Lobby, Ground Floor (next to circle
fountain). Free parking in west lots off Marion Berry Parkway.
Sessions include Athletic Training (HPESS Building), Physical Therapy (Health Professions Building) and PreMedicine-PrePharmacy (Lab Science East Building)
8:30 a.m. Walk to Session #1
8:45-10:15 Session #1
10:15-10:30 Walk to Session #2
10:30-12:00 Session #2
12:00-1:00 Lunch (Student Union Cafeteria)
1:00-1:15 Walk to Session #3
1:15-2:45 Session #3
3:00 Evaluations & Certificates
Instructors: Ron Carroll, Head Athletic Trainer, ASU Department of Sports Medicine (M.S., LAT, ATC); Amanda Wheeler, ASU Athletic Training Education Program (PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS); Penny Head, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy (B.A., B.S., M.S.); Ron Johnson, Professor of Genetics (B.S., M.A., D.A.)
Tips for Attendees:
1. Bring an umbrella or raincoat in the event of rainy weather. There will be walking between buildings.
2. After you arrive on campus for assistance during the event, call (870) 243-4705. If you need assistance prior to the event, call (870) 972-3052.
3. If you plan to attend the CPR session for certification, arrive and sign in by 5:45 p.m. Friday evening. CPR begins at 6 p.m. You may attend training without receiving a CPR card. If you want a card, there is an optional $7 charge for a certification card at the time of training. Cash or checks made payable to Emerson Ambulance are acceptable.
5. Parents are welcome to attend the entire Friday evening.
Note: This activity is a non-academic, non-degree seeking workshop offered as a community outreach initiative and is not affiliated with the university’s degree credit programs.