Cascade Athletic Therapy

UFV Cascade Athletic Therapy

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seckert

Head Athletic Therapist
604-504-7441 x 4249
sarah.eckert@ufv.ca

Sarah is in her fourth full year as Head Athletic Therapist at the University of the Fraser Valley. Sarah originally from Victoria, BC is a graduate of Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. Sarah also holds certificates in Active Health Behavior and Promotion and Applied Human nutrition. Sarah received her postgraduate advanced certificate in Athletic Therapy, from Mount Royal University. Sarah is a Certified Athletic Therapist, in good standing, with CATA (Canadian Athletic Therapy Association).

Sarah has also worked as a Certified Athletic Therapist with SFU, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Abbotsford Heat (AHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames) as well as with a variety of other sporting organizations.

Sarah is responsible for the 140 UFV student-athletes along with her team of 6 student-trainers. As well teaches as part of the Kinesiology and Physical Education Faculty at UFV

2012-13 UFV Cascades Student Trainers

Student Name Team
sdahliwal
AT_6_AS
Women’s Soccer
AT_4_LM Women’s Basketball
AT_7_DL Men’s Soccer
sandu Men’s Soccer
AT_3_TL Men’s Basketball
AT_5_AS Men’s Volleyball
brown Women’s Volleyball

UFV Cascades Therapy Office Hours:
Athletes should make their appointments in person. The weekly sign-up sheet is posted on the clinic door. (Clinic is room number E160).

Athletic Therapy Location
UFV Cascades Athletic Therapy clinic is located in the Envision Athletic Centre(Main Gym) between the main gym entrance and the student activity center front deak.

Athletic Therapist’s office is also located in the Envision Athletic Centre, Room E151A.

Athletic Therapy
Athletic Therapy is a profession which specializes in emergency care, prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders (muscles, bones, and joints), especially as they relate to athletics and the pursuit of physical activity.

In cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel, the athletic therapist functions as an integral member of the athletic health care team at the university. Central to our philosophy is the prevention of sports injuries through the promotion of good physical conditioning, hazard free facilities, appropriate protective equipment, safe coaching techniques and fair play.

When an injury occurs, proper immediate on-site management, followed by an early and intensive therapeutic reconditioning program is the key to our success.

Therapy Equipment

The UFV Cascades Athletic Department is proud to be working with KineMedics
www.kinemedics.com

2012-2013 Student-Athlete Medical Forms

Profession of Athletic Therapy

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The University of the Fraser Valley is situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Stó:lō peoples. The Stó:lō have an intrinsic relationship with what they refer to as S’olh Temexw (Our Sacred Land); therefore, we express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in this territory.

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