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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

Landing and Leaving Your SLP Dream Job

Landing and Leaving Your SLP Dream Job
May 26, 2022

The NICU is a highly sought-after setting for our field, so why would one leave their NICU position?

Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology
Alex Edmisten '03, second from right, is pictured with App State’s Dr. Marie Huff, dean of the Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS), far left, Dr. Melba Spooner, dean of the Reich College of Education (RCOE), second from left, Jenny Ward, BCHS director of development, center, and Gina Harwood, RCOE executive director of development. Photo submitted

App State’s donations from Scottish Rite exceed $2 million
May 19, 2022

For more than 60 years, Appalachian State University has benefited from sustained support from Scottish Rite organizations in North Carolina.

Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology