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Logan University Introduces MSSC Degree

High-performing athletes deserve the most qualified, well-rounded athletic performance coaches. With a science-based, evidence-informed curriculum, Logan University will launch a Master of Science in Strength & Conditioning to its award-winning lineup of degree programs, beginning summer 2022. “As an established chiropractic and health sciences university paving the way for collaborative, holistic, integrated care, we’re proud to offer innovative, in-demand programs such as the new Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning,” said Logan University President Clay McDonald, DC (’82), MBA, JD. Logan’s program is industry-driven and developed and led by experienced, active leaders in athletic performance. Upon graduation from this …

Concussion Management: Utilizing Exercise as a Recovery Tool

Dr. Jessica Russell

By Jessica Russell, DAT, MS, ATC, CSCS, Instructor in Logan’s Master’s in Athletic Training Program Fall sports season is fast approaching, and one of the hottest topics we circle back to every year is concussions. From the time I started my career as a certified athletic trainer to present day, many things have changed in how we diagnose and manage concussions in athletes and physically active populations of all ages and levels of competition. One of the most important changes I’ve seen during my time as a practicing clinician is a growing awareness.  Rarely will you hear the term “bell-ringer” …

Interdisciplinary Care for Athletes

By Jude Miller, DC (’11), MS (’11), CCSP, ICSC, CME The journey to becoming a chiropractor has many possible paths, each filled with unique experiences, challenges and rewards. During the educational experience, the ideal scenario would be to explore various settings and populations to work with. While most chiropractors focus on general population, others may choose to focus on functional medicine, pediatrics or working with athletes. Focusing on sports medicine is a very rewarding specialty that allows chiropractors to treat a variety of ages and skill levels. I’ll share my own journey in becoming a sports chiropractor and some of …

Nine Athletes Selected for Team USA Para Powerlifting

In just a few weeks’ time, Jake Schrom will fly to Tokyo, Japan to represent Team USA for Para Powerlifting at the postponed 2020 Paralympic Games. However, for Team USA Para Powerlifting Team High Performance Manager and Coach Mary Hodge, they are already looking to fall 2022 and beyond. On July 24, nine of 11 competing athletes qualified for Team USA Para Powerlifting in Ashland, Virginia, at a regional qualifier hosted by Samaritan’s Walk, a USA Para Powerlifting Regional Hub. “We were happy to have athletes in a competitive arena again, especially at an event that was wonderfully executed by …

Logan Introduces Master’s Degree During Strength and Conditioning National Conference

Logan University attends the National Strength & Conditioning Association 2021 Conference

Last week, Logan University attended the National Strength & Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) National Conference in Orlando, where they met with significant leaders in the industry of strength and conditioning, networked with other universities, and introduced Logan’s brand-new Master of Science in Strength & Conditioning program, coming summer 2022. The one-year, online program will feature a science-based, evidence-informed curriculum developed and taught by industry leaders and prepare graduates to sit for the Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist exam—the gold standard for athletic performance. In attendance from Logan were: Kimberly Paddock-O’Reilly, DHEd, MBA, MSW, provost; Frank Diaz, EdD, associate provost of curriculum …

Meet the Presenters: Careers in Athletic Training Webinar

Meet the Presenters: Careers in Athletic Training Webinar

Athletic trainers are making a difference in fields ranging from professional sports to the performing arts. Is a career in athletic training right for you? Explore the options in our free, live webinar on Careers in Athletic Training on Wednesday, July 14 at 5 p.m. CST, featuring an interactive panel discussion with the program director and faculty from Logan’s Master’s in Athletic Training program as well as athletic trainers working in the field, including: Curtis M. Wildes, PhD, ATC, CSCS, DO(EU) Adjunct Faculty, Logan University Dr. Wildes brings more than 15 years of expertise in human performance optimization within sports medicine, …