Professor Eason presenting at the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) last year. Photo Courtesy of Christianne Eason
By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff
It’s not often in people’s lives they get the chance to make a real difference in our profession. They try, but often come up short or lack the motivation to begin in the first place. Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Doctor Christianne Eason is not one of these people.
Doctor Eason is one of a few Massachusetts athletic trainers heading up a bill to make their profession more accessible. “Athletic trainers are healthcare professionals,” said Eason.
By Colin Froment – Co-editor-in-chief
Athletic Training director Christina Haverty surrounded by all the athletic training students. Photo courtesy of Renee Cote.
Although it is one of the smaller majors on campus, the athletic training program has effectively demonstrated to be one of the most challenging programs offered at Lasell. The students involved have showed their passion to eventually become athletic trainers (AT’s) through countless hours of studying and hands-on experiences.
By Paola Orizondo – Student Contributor
Dillan Foss working out after his interview at the McClelland Fitness Center. Photo by Paola Orizondo.
Dillan Foss is an athletic training major pursuing his master’s in nutrition. Student contributor Paola Orizondo got together with the basketball player to talk about fitness, health, worries, motivation and his own personal brand, Limitless Theory. More…
By Shannon Hart – Contributing Writer
Placing 14th at the World Irish Dancing Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, freshman Megan Stella has been dancing for 15 years and reaching for her goals ever since she started. Stella has qualified and will compete at the World Championships this coming April in Dublin, Ireland for McInerney School of Irish Dance.
Freshman Megan Stella has been competing globally in Irish dancing for most of her life. She studies athletic training and is a member of the women’s track and field & cross country teams.
By Krista DeJulio & Nick Crane – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
The athletic training (AT) program is one of the most raved about majors the school offers. It is a growing major that gives students the knowledge to provide emergency care and injury provision to both athletes and patients alike. AT provides students with experience outside the classroom through clinical hours, its version of an internship.