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Jordan Forget, MS (’21), Scores Big with the Dallas Mavericks

After graduating Logan University’s Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (MS-SSR) program in 2021, Jordan Forget landed his dream job as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. “I was never the best student, but I found a deep interest in sports science and rehabilitation,” said Jordan. “Before long I knew I had found the right career.” Jordan received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst before pursuing his MS-SSR degree from Logan. “COVID-19 made getting a master’s degree a bit more challenging,” said Jordan. “But luckily I found …

St. Louis 2022 World Para Powerlifting Parapan American Open Championship Sponsors

Thank you to all the sponsors of the St. Louis 2022 World Para Powerlifting Parapan American Open Championships! Eleiko Eleiko delivers products that help athletes push the boundaries of human potential through its focus on precision, quality, and safety. Drury Hotels With more than 150 hotels in 26 states, Travel Happy with Drury Hotels. 360 Quality Care + Transport Services At the crossroads of hospitality and healthcare, 360 Quality Care + Transport Services is the preferred non-emergency medical transportation provider throughout the St. Louis metro areas and surrounding counties. FSC Fresh. Savory. Creative. FSC is St. Louis’ foodservice company, here …

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 …

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, …

Sports Science & Rehab Grad Beth Bearden Keeps Soldiers in Top Shape

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As a fitness program specialist for the U.S. Army at Fort Carson Military Base in Fort Carson, Colorado, Beth Bearden, MS (’20), CSCS, TSAC-F, CES has taken her career to a new stage – literally. Beth received her Bachelor of Arts in Acting and Directing from the University of Houston and went on to become a musical theatre actor for 15 years. At that time, her acting career started to overlap with her fitness career as she began to make a more concerted effort to learn about fitness and also began to educate and train her fellow actors. “I went …

Dr. Jessica Randolph: Making a Case for Logan’s Master’s in Sports Science & Rehabilitation

Logan’s Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation degree program was barely off the ground when Jessica Randolph, EdD, MS decided to enroll. Having just earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and unsure of whether to pursue a master’s degree in nutrition or sports performance, Dr. Randolph came across the new degree offered at Logan. “I was intrigued and willing to take a risk coming into a newly developed program,” she said. “The program seemed to fill the educational gaps that I needed and would offer me the most versatility in my career.” …