2023 NMU Summer Sports Medicine Symposium

AT's can earn up to 8 CE's in BOC Category D

When: July 27, 2023 | 7:45am - 5:15pm

Where: Jamrich Hall Rm. # 1320 on the campus of Northern Michigan University


  • $60 General Attendees (Athletic Trainers and other healthcare providers, general public)
  • $45 NMU Alumni
  • $30 NMU Athletic Training ACTIVE Preceptors for MSAT program
  • $10 Students

Registration: Please make every effort to register on-line. Registration is limited to 75 participants! Please register soon. On-site registration will only be permitted if space permits. Only cash or check will be accepted at on-site registration.

For questions or more information, please contact Julie Rochester.

Phone: 906-235-5713 (text or call)
Email: jrochest@nmu.edu             

Tentative Program Agenda


7:00am - 7:45am

On-Site registration
Continental Breakfast

Only available if space permits. We encourage you to register online at tickets.nmu.edu

Cash or check ONLY for on-site registration

7:45am - 8:00am

John Ceicko III, President
Michigan Athletic Trainers Society

Welcome & Housekeeping
8:00am - 9:00am Kate Hosking, DPT
UP Rehab, Marquette
Functional Hop Testing: Beyond the Numbers (ACL)
9:00am - 10:00am

Matt Kilgas, PhD, Asst. Professor
Isaac Wedig, PhD, CSCS Asst. Professor

Northern Michigan University, School of Health & Human Performance

Exercise with Blood Flow Restriction: Practical Considerations and Application 
10:00am - 11:00am Dr. Colleen Dupuis, MD
Advanced Center for Orthopedics, Marquette
Case Studies in Sports Medicine (Proximal Tib/Fib Ligament Sprain & an OCD Lesion)
11:00am - 12:00pm David Berry, PhD, AT
Saginaw Valley State University, MATS Treasurer
Opioid Crisis - Impact on School and Sport Safety
12:00pm - 1:00pm Break - Lunch on your own.  We will provide you with a number of options at check-in!
1:00pm - 2:00pm Kari Getchow, MS, AT
Synergy Fitness, Marquette 
Current Research in Sports Nutrition
2:00pm - 3:00pm Carley Maanika, DPT, AT
UP Rehab, Marquette & Ishpeming
Eccentric exercise in Sports Rehabilitation
3:00pm - 3:15pm Break - afternoon refreshments will be provided   
3:15pm - 5:15pm John Barch, PhD, Asst. Professor
Northern Michigan University, Department of Psychological Science
Implicit Bias Training (meets the MI License Requirement)