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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: On-campus clinics benefit students and the campus community

Editorial: On-campus clinics benefit students and the campus community

By The Ithacan February 28, 2024
It is essential that the college provides these students with real-world, clinical experiences in a way that also benefits the college community as a whole.
Fabian was selected to receive the NYSATA memorial scholarship, a $2,000 stipend awarded by the New York State Athletic Trainer’s Association. The scholarship is gifted to an athletic training student annually for excellence in the field.

Baseball player earns award for academic efforts

By Tess Ferguson, Senior Writer February 1, 2024
Outside of its athletic caliber — earning back-to-back Liberty League titles in the past two seasons — the Ithaca College baseball team’s talents range far beyond the diamond. 
From left, Bryan Guzski ’14 and Tim Reynolds ’14, authors of Movers and Mentors: Leaders in Movement Science Share Tips, Tactics, and Stories.

IC alumni release book for aspiring physical therapists

By Liam McDermott, Staff Writer January 31, 2023
Two Ithaca College alumni released a collaborative book and podcast targeted toward aspiring professionals in the field of physical therapy and movement science.
As studies toward athlete mental health are on the rise, the college works to bring in trained mental performance consultants to support varsity teams.

College invests in sport psychology programs for athletes

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer December 6, 2022
Mental performance consultants at the college, who are professionally trained in athletic psychology, are largely aiding student-athletes in developing mental, life and self-regulatory skills.
From left to right, lacrosse players freshman Cate Evanko, senior Alexa Ritchie, freshman Lexi Kellish and junior Mallory Chamberlain practice Feb. 5 at Higgins Stadium.

Bombers are back after almost a year of no competition

By Arla Davis, Sports editor February 11, 2021
With sports finally returning after almost a year away, athletes are adding new elements to their routines: masks, practice pods and COVID-19 tests. 
On the left, three Ithaca College senior athletic training majors practice on Patrick McKeon, associate professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, in clinical education experiences. On the right, Todd Lazenby, clinical professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, teaches Therapeutic Interventions I to junior athletic training majors.

Athletic training program continues studies despite empty stadiums

By Ian Whitfield, Contributing Writer November 21, 2020
Without athletes on campus, Ithaca College’s athletic training program built the Patientless Clinical Education Program.
Graduate students Rachel Ford and Kathleen Oswald work with the womens track and field team to provide mental training techniques about goal setting, stress management, and competition preparation among other things.

Graduate students teach mental training skills to athletes

By Willy Wright, Staff Writer November 7, 2019
Graduate students concentrating in sports psychology work with varsity teams at Ithaca College to provide mental training techniques.
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