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symposium 2022

Live on Marietta College campus. 


All Day Saturday with lunch$50
Student Registration - All Day Saturday (high school and college students)$15
Virtual Zoom Sessions$35
Deadline for early registration: May 18th To Register.
Day of Registration: (check or cash)$60.
Day of Student Registration: (check or cash)$25
5.5 CEUs are available for Athletic Trainers



For information on registration by check please email Jena Blair,

Currently Marietta College is mask optional. For any changes check back regularly

Hotel information:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 970 Pike Street, Marietta, OH  45750

Room block code: MC AT Symposium   Available:  May 20-22, 2022      Price: $84/night + tax per night


Speakers & Schedule



Dr. Chad Weber, D.O.  '97 

Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio

Session 1- 8:30 am    
"Surgical Hip Injuries in the Athlete"

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of clinical assessment and diagnosis of surgical hip injuries in athletes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the acute care for surgical hip injuries in athletes
  • Identify the appropriate referral to advanced medical care for definitive surgical treatment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic surgical anatomy and surgical technique options for surgical hip injuries in athletics.



Dr. Mark Plumby, M.D.

Sports Medicine Marietta Memorial Health System & First Settlement Orthopaedics

Session 2 - 9:30 am
“Shoulder Instability – Be prepared for their first episode”

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe reliable physical exam maneuvers
  • Identify  on field management techniques 
  • Appraise in-season decision making compared to out-of-season decision making
  • Discuss AT’s role in post-op recovery 



Dr. Jaclyn Schwieterman Ed.D., AT

Athletic Training Program Director at Marietta College

Session 3 - 10:30 am
"Interprofessional Education and Practice - IPE How can you help me?"

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the difference between IPE and IPCP
  • Identify ways to incorporate IPE and IPCP into clinical practice
  • Identify ways to include students in IPE/IPCP

Lunch 11:30 am 

Natalie Ball

Natalie Ball, PA-C '10

Marietta Memorial Health System

Session 4 - 12:15 pm
"The Benefits and Therapeutic Application of Yoga and Meditation for Stress Reduction and Disease Prevention" *

Learning Objectives::

  • Defining positive vs. negative stress
  • Describe the physiology of the stress cycle
  • Explain the link between stress and disease
  • Identify how yoga/meditation can reduce stress

*Bring a yoga mat if you own one or you can borrow one.  Dress warm, wear comfortable clothes, and bring a towel/eye pillow/scarf to cover your eyes during the meditation.   

2:15 - Conclusion/survey


Dr. Shawn Talbott, Ph.D.  '89

PsychoNutritionist & Author

Possible Post Symposium Session Online CEU
"Mental Fitness & the Gut-Brain-Axis"

Learning Objectives

  • Describe mechanisms by which nutrition may influence stress, mood, resilience, mental focus, and sleep quality.
  • Identify the effects of nutrients and dietary patterns. 
  • Identify how the feelings of physical energy and stress resilience emanate from a balanced Gut;
  • Identify the hallmarks of a balanced brain 
  • Identify approaches to maximizing mood, motivation and mental fitness. 
  • Describe the Gut-Brain-Axis

Cancellation Policy:  Marietta College Athletic Training understands life circumstances occur, therefore our cancellation policy is listed below. If participants register for the event, but do not attend the symposium, they are still responsible for full payment. Participants need to contact Jena Blair by email, with a notification of  cancellation in order for your refund to occur. Refunds will be made within 14 days of your written notification. 
Cancellation Policy:  
  • May 6, 2022 or Before- 100% Refund
  • May 13, 2022 or Before- 50% Refund           
  • May 16, 2022 and after- No Refund



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