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The IWU Sports Management faculty members are known for their involvement in local, regional, and national professional associations, both from an academic and an athletic vantage point. Their combined experiences and professional activities will give you an added insight to the world of sports and thus Sports Management. A common thread throughout their teaching is a united emphasis on the body, soul, and mind of each person.

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Mary Jacobs; MA, LAT, ATC, CSCS Asst Prof; Athletic Training | Head Athletic Trainer mary.jacobs@indwes.edu Department - Athletic Training Division - Health & Human Performance

Biography

Mary Jacobs joined the IWU family in August 2004. She is an assistant professor in the Athletic Training department. In addition, she serves as the head athletic trainer. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and her master’s degree from Western Michigan University. She worked in the outpatient rehabilitation clinical setting and did high school athletic training outreach for nine years before coming to IWU.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1995, Indiana University
  • M.A., 1996, Western Michigan University

Interests

Mary has interest in the rehabilitative process of athletic injuries, biomechanics, and human movement. She maintains professional memberships with the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). She is a Certified Athletic Trainer through the Board of Certification, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. She is also a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner through the Kinesio Taping Association.

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