How To Prevent Athletic Injuries In Your Upcoming Sport Season

2018, The Year of Prevention! In preparation for the upcoming spring sports, many trainers and coaches will incorporate an injury prevention program in to their pre-season training. School age students participating in team sports are at a higher risk for sport-related injuries. Of these, lower extremity injuries have statistically shown to be the most common, accounting for more than half of all reported sports injuries. An increase in both non-contact […]

Kristen

Kristen is from Dayton, OH and received her Bachelor of General Studies degree in Pre-physical Therapy and minored in Psychology from Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne. While at IPFW, Kristen was a member of the Mastodons women’s soccer team at the division I level. She also played two years in the WPSL for Hammer FC and the Dayton Dutch Lions teams. Kristen spent a year in Findlay, OH working as the […]

Brittney

Brittney is from Huntington, WV. She attended Spring Valley High School and graduated in 2010 where she played softball and continued her career at West Virginia State University as a catcher. Brittney graduated from Marshall University in 2016 with her Bachelors in Exercise Science. She is currently the HIT FIT & Lighten Up Assistant Director and Social Media Manager for the HIT Center.  Health and fitness have always been a […]

Darryl

Darryl is from Brooklyn, NY and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Marshall University. He was a walk-on for the Marshall University football team. He joined the HIT Center team as an intern in 2007 and has since earned the position as the Assistant Speed-Up Director. He has learned so much throughout the years being at the HIT Center, working with people of all ages, helping […]

Derrick

Derrick received both his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, as well as his Master of Science in Exercise Science from Marshall University. His experience in training varies vastly across the fitness spectrum. He has worked directly with athletes of all levels (youth, high school, collegiate, NFL Combine/Pro Day athletes), clinical populations (Cardiac Rehab, Pulmonary Rehab, and Diabetes Maintenance) as well as the everyday individual striving to improve their fitness levels. […]

Amy

Amy earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from High Point University in 2002 and her Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Marshall University in 2005. She was one of the original employees when Dr. Shepherd began the HIT Center in Huntington. Amy has been working in the HIT Center system since 2005 in both Lexington, KY and Huntington and throughout the years has climbed the ladder from intern to […]