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USA BMX athletic trainer excited by opportunities, challenges of new sport

Luke Akande is one of the first dedicated athletic trainers for BMX, bicycle motocross, the sport where riders race on dirt tracks with jumps and turns that showcase athletes’ speed and style. He recently joined OSU Sports Medicine and works full-time for USA BMX out of the headquarters in Tulsa.
OSU Sports Medicine athletic trainer Luke Akande is the first dedicated athletic trainer USA BMX, which is headquartered in Tulsa.
OSU-CHS Athletic Training Program offers guaranteed admissions to 7 universities

Thu, Aug 31, 2023

OSU Center for Health Sciences Athletic Training program now has Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) agreements with six universities in Oklahoma and one in Kansas allowing undergraduate students interested in a career in athletic training a more direct path to a master’s degree.

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Athletic Training ECHO teaches concussion prevention, signs of symptoms

Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Oklahoma State University’s Human Performance and Nutrition Research Institute is working to tackle one of the biggest topics in sports safety today — concussions. The recently launched Athletic Training-Sports Management ECHO kicked off its series on concussions Aug. 9 with a session on the assessment and diagnosis of concussions. The session covered the newest research and publications on diagnosing concussions and the new standard definition of concussions along with a case presentation.

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OSU athletic training alum is ‘part of the team’ at Tulsa Oilers Football

Fri, Jun 23, 2023

A year after graduating with a master’s in Athletic Training from OSU Center for Health Sciences, Michael Daniels is already working as the head athletic trainer for the new Tulsa Oilers Football team.

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Athletic training student working with storied OSU wrestling program

Fri, Mar 03, 2023

Cheyann Sales, who will graduate from OSU Center for Health Sciences’ Master of Athletic Training program in May, is completing her final clinical rotation with Cowboy wrestling.

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Athletic trainers are 'jack of all trades' for teams, patients

Thu, Mar 17, 2022

Tulsa Oilers Director of Health and Performance Steve Lintern, the hockey team’s athletic trainer, is also a clinical athletic trainer with OSU Center for Health Sciences’ Athletic Training program.

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Athletic Training alum now using education, skills in NFL

Mon, Mar 08, 2021

Erik Arve, a 2020 graduate of OSU Center for Health Sciences master’s in Athletic Training program, said working as a seasonal athletic trainer for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints is an engaging challenge.

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