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At Indiana Wesleyan University, our Exercise Science program is designed to offer a Christ-centered approach to improving your knowledge and application as you prepare for graduate school and other careers. Our faculty members are recognized leaders in the field by ACSM, NSCA, and NATA; many of them currently practice the trade, conduct research, and contribute to scholarly literature. Your learning experience here will take you far beyond the classroom by utilizing hands-on experiences in the human performance lab to bring that book knowledge to life application.

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Adam Thompson, PhD, LAT, ATC Professor; Athletic Training | Director; Athletic Training Education adam.thompson@indwes.edu Department - Athletic Training Division - Health & Human Performance

Biography

Educational Background:
  • B.A., 1996, Anderson University
  • M.S.P.E., 1997, Ohio University
  • Ph.D., 2005, Capella University

Dr. Adam Thompson is the director of Athletic Training Education at Indiana Wesleyan University. He has been employed at IWU since 1999. Dr. Thompson provides AT services to the men's and women's tennis teams and also assists with men's and women's basketball.

He received his undergraduate Athletic Training degree at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. He received his Master of Science in Athletic Training from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. His doctorate degree is from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Health Care Administration.

Interests

Chronic stress in health care, burnout, attrition, and sports medicine.

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