Jennifer Rogers Assistant Professor of Kinesiology; Athletic Training Program Director

JenniferRogers

Education:
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University
M.S.Ed., University of Kansas
B.A., Briar Cliff College

712-707-7307
jrogers@nwciowa.edu
BC

Professor Rogers has a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in biomechanics and sport psychology. She earned a doctorate in athletic training from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with a dissertation on how an athletic trainer's physical appearance can affect students' perceptions of their competence. Her research interests are in the areas of sport psychology and the healthy lifestyle choices of her professional colleagues and athletic training students.

KIN234 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

(3 credits) An introduction to athletic injury prevention, recognition,evaluation, care and rehabilitation: including basic wrapping and tapingtechniques. Adult first aid certification will be secured upon successfulcompletion of the course.Note: Includes one lab period per week.Prerequisite: BIO 102, 115, 121 or permission of instructor.

KIN243 - Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries I

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. (3 credits)

KIN244 - Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries II

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. Successful completion of KIN234, KIN243 and either BIO102, BIO115 or BIO121. (3 credits)

KIN349 - Organization and Administration of Athletic Training

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.(2 credits, alternate years, consult department)

KIN355 - Psychosocial Aspects of Sport for Health Care Professionals

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.(2 credits, alternate years, consult department)

KIN451 - Practicum in Athletic Training V

Provides practical experience with skills related to modalities and the psychosocial aspects of the athlete/physically active individual. This course will provide competency and proficiency assessment of student's knowledge and skills gained to ensure learning over time.Prerequisites: KIN351, 352 and acceptance into the athletic training education program.(1 credit)

KIN452 - Practicum in Athletic Training VI

Provides practical experience with skills related to rehabilitation and the organization and administration in athletic training. This course will provide competency and proficiency assessment of student's knowledge and skills gained to ensure learning over time.Prerequisites: KIN351, 352, 451 and acceptance into the athletic training education program.(1 credit)

Rogers J, Martin M. Developing essential questions for athletic training education. International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training. July 2011 2011;16(4):37-39.

Evidence and Protocols for IFC & TENS Usage, MAATA Spring Symposium: Topeka, KS. March 17, 2012

Head Athletic Trainer, Northwestern College

Athletic Trainer, Center for Neuroscience, Orthopedic and Spine, Sioux City, Iowa

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

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