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Seminars: Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletics

Seminars: Evidence-Based Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletics

Interested in a workshop?

Contact Natalie Thompson, PT, Educational Administrator and Applied Clinician, at or 1-800-224-6339 ext. 2232 for more information.

Effective Safety, Assessment and Return to Play Strategies
This course is your comprehensive guide to concussion prevention, assessment, and management, as well as baseline testing and emergency action planning. In addition, the final section covers supervision and administration of athletic training services based on recent best practices.

About the Instructor
Rod Walters, DA, ATC

Dr. Rod Walters is a veteran athletic trainer. He has served as head athletic trainer with administrative roles at Lenoir-Rhyne College (NC), Appalachian State, and the University of South Carolina with more than 27 years overseeing the healthcare and wellness of student-athletes.  Since leaving his collegiate post in 2007, Walters’ business model has centered around consulting, education and resources. His concussion workshops are very popular. He consults with the National Football League as a concussion spotter and has previously worked with the Major League Baseball Umpires to develop their concussion program.

Since 2011 he has provided services to professional baseball, with concussion management of professional baseball umpires, and began working with the National Football League as a concussion spotter with the Atlanta Falcons. Rod brings his expertise across the country with his athletic training seminars.

Please note, there may be a fee associated with the course.

For more information, contact Natalie Thompson at 1-800-224-6339 ext. 2232 or email

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