General Information

Post-Professional Athletic Training Program - Graduate Education

Indiana State University’s PP-ATEP has a long standing history of excellence in Athletic Training. As the profession has evolved over the years, we have worked to create a program that has adapted with the new age of medicine and to produce leaders in scholarly practice. Our program strengths include our foci on evidence based medicine and clinical teaching, the facilitation of professional growth through clinical course work, and the production of scholarship in the profession through our points of distinctiveness: education and leadership, integrative health care, and clinical outcomes research.

Indiana State University provides a Master of Science degree in Athletic Training in 37 credits over 4 traditional semesters. Characteristics of the program:

  • Graduation rate of 85% (2009-2014) within 2 years (average time to completion = 22.3±4.5 months)
  • 48 published manuscripts/abstracts and/or presentations since 2009
  • 21 assistantships (8 positions OPEN in 2015)
    • $11,150 annual stipend
    • Tuition support annually
    • Open positions may include ISU Baseball, Track and Field, Men’s Basketball, Physical Therapy and Sport Rehabilitation Clinic and various Indiana and Illinois High Schools
    •      Accreditation Status:
      • Continuing Accreditation (2019-2020)

The Program is directed by Dr. Lindsey Eberman, Associate Professor. Please feel free to contact Dr. Eberman with any questions you may have.

Some of our recent publications and presentations:

Manuscript

Edler JR, Eberman LE, Kahanov L, Mata H. Knowledge of Athletic Trainers Regarding Airway Adjuncts.  Athletic Training Education Journal, 2014. (In Review).

Page G, Kahanov L, Eberman LE, Idlewine T. Active boutonniere deformity in a collegiate football player. Athletic Training & Sport Health Care, 2014. (In Review). 

Portillo Soto AM, Demchak TJ, Eberman LE, Peebles, C.  Comparison of an indirect measure of blood flow changes with soft tissue mobilization and massage therapy. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2014. (In Review).

VanDuesen A, Eberman LE, Games KE, Kahanov L, Demchak T, Wasik M. Lower trapezius muscle thickness and strength in patients with and without scapular dyskinesis.  Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 2014. (In Review).  

Abstracts

Edelman J, Gurovich AN.  Assessment of an APS PhUn week activity in second grade school children of a rural area. Presented at the Experimental Biology Conference 2014, San Diego, CA.  April 20-24, 2014. (Accepted).

Holtgrieve N, Kahanov L, Jarrett SR, Evans LD, Wasik M, Gurovich, AN. Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: Studying the Perfect Storm – A Preliminary Report.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. May 2014.  (Accepted).

Portillo Soto AM, Demchak TJ, Eberman LE, Peebles, C.  Comparison of an indirect measure of blood flow changes with soft tissue mobilization and massage therapy. Presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association 64th Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia. Indianapolis, IN. June 2014. (Accepted).

Valencia C, Wassink M, Hirsh A, Demchak TJ.  Effects of light brushing on peripheral and central pain processing of pain in patients with Fibromyalgia. Presented at the 33rd Annual Scientific meeting of the American Pain Society in Tampa, FL. May, 2014. (Pending).

VanDuesen A, Eberman LE, Kahanov L, Demchak T, Wasik M, Games KE. Lower trapezius muscle thickness and strength in patients with and without scapular dyskinesis.  Presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association 64th Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia. Indianapolis, IN. June 2014. (Accepted). 

Wassink ML, Valencia C, Demchak TJ.  Effects of Light Brushing on Clinical Pain Intensity and Experimental Pain Sensitivity in Fibromyalgia Patients. Presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association 64th Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia. Indianapolis, IN. June 2014. (Accepted).