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Athletic Training News

A subject’s brain activity is monitored as he balances as part of a course of rehabilitative ankle exercises. Dr. Alan Needle, associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Health and Exercise Science, right, is hoping his research will lead to a decrease in recurrent ankle injuries.

App State team studies brain stimulation for ankle sprain rehab
Oct 19, 2021

If you've sprained your ankle once, it's likely it has or will happen again.

Athletic Training

First on scene: Clinical simulations prepare App State athletic training students
Apr 26, 2021

Athletic training students at Appalachian State University recently put their skills to the test during a series of simulated clinical scenarios... Athletic Training

Occupational Therapy News

During clinical rotations, occupational therapy students will be able to provide services to clients who visit the outpatient clinics operated by App State’s Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human Services. The outpatient clinic at Levine Hall includes a simulated apartment, providing occupational therapists the opportunity to work with patients as they practice their functional skills in a home-like environment. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State announces new master’s degree in occupational therapy
Jun 13, 2022

Beginning in fall 2024, Appalachian State University's new Master of Science in occupational therapy (OT) program will help address a critical... Occupational Therapy

Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology News

Student Clubs host pumpkin painting contest on Sanford Mall
Nov 9, 2022

NSSLHA, in collaboration with MC^2, Dementia Awareness Club, and Appalachian Music Therapy Association, hosted a pumpkin painting contest on

Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology

Dr. Jennifer Dalton selected as one of three UNC System Faculty Fellows
Oct 31, 2022

The University of North Carolina System has announced the 2023 Faculty Fellows, who will spend one year researching teaching methods and bes

Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology