Kinesiology faculty

Jennifer J. Rogers, M.S.Ed.

Instructor in Kinesiology
Athletic Training Program Director

M.S.Ed., University of Kansas
B.A., Briar Cliff College

712-707-7307
jrogers@nwciowa.edu
BC

Profile

Professor Rogers has a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in biomechanics and sport psychology. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in athletic training from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Her research interests are in the areas of sport psychology and the healthy lifestyle choices of her professional colleagues and athletic training students.


Courses

  • Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

    Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

    (3 credits) An introduction to athletic injury prevention, recognition, evaluation, care and rehabilitation: including basic wrapping and taping techniques. Prerequisite: BIO102, 115, 121 or permission of instructor.
  • Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries I

    Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries I

    (3 credits) This course aims to give students the necessary information and practice to perform injury evaluations. This course will stress the importance of recognizing the mechanisms of injury, knowing the related anatomical structures, and performing the appropriate special tests to determine assessment of injury. Students will also be instructed on evaluation procedures such as HOPS and SOAP. Prerequisite: KIN234.
  • Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries II

    Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries II

    (3 credits) This course aims to give students the necessary information and practice to perform injury evaluations. This course will stress the importance of recognizing the mechanisms of injury, knowing the related anatomical structures, and performing the appropriate special tests to determine assessment of injury. Students will also be instructed evaluation procedures such as HOPS and SOAP. Prerequisite: KIN243.
  • Organization and Administration of Athletic Training

    Organization and Administration of Athletic Training

    (2 credits, alternate years, consult department) This course will build on knowledge learned in prerequisite courses. Course content will concentrate on administrative duties in athletic training, history of the NATA, and current topics in sports medicine. Prerequisites: KIN234, 243 and advancement to level 3 or 4 of the athletic training program.
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Sport for Health Care Professionals

    Psychosocial Aspects of Sport for Health Care Professionals

    (2 credits, alternate years, consult department) This course will introduce those entering into a health care profession how to cope with various psychosocial aspects of injury, psychology of injury, and counseling techniques. Students will also learn various mechanisms to cope with psychosocial issues among those they are caring for as well as themselves. Prerequisites: KIN234, 243, PSY111 or permission of instructor.

Professional experience

  • Head Athletic Trainer, Northwestern College
  • Athletic Trainer, Center for Neuroscience, Orthopedic and Spine, Sioux City, Iowa

Memberships

  • National Athletic Trainers Association Membership (NATA)
  • Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association Membership (MAATA)
  • Iowa Athletic Trainers Society Membership (IATS)
  • NATA-BOC Certification (June 7, 1998)
  • State of Iowa Board of Examiners Licensure
  • CPR, AED & First Aid and Instructor Certification through American Heart Association
  • Clinical Instructor Educator and Approved Clinical Instructor through NATA