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Virtual APATS Annual Meeting and                                 Conference 2022

July 1 - 31, 2022

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Welcome to the 2022 APATS 2nd virtual conference. As Asia continues to battle COVID-19 the APATS leadership, with the health, safety and ease of travel in consideration, will host the 2022 annual meeting and conference virtually.  

Thank you for attending and continuing to support the Asia Pacific Athletic Trainers' Society.

Thank you for attending the 2022 APATS virtual conference
The conference is closed. 

Opening Meeting Reception

Please join us July 7th @ 8 PM Eastern Time/July 8th @ 8am Beijing Time on ZOOM for a pre-conference social and business meeting. APATS members will be asked to vote for new coordinators and on new business proposals. 


  • Welcome

  • Annual Meeting Instructions and Overview

  • Special Guest - Brett Mueller

  • APATS Coordinator Positions and Voting Instructions

  • Voting Item #1: Membership Annual Dues

  • Voting Item #2: Addition of a 4th APATS Coordinator Position

  • Announcements

  • Social

Meeting Adgenda


Click on the title of the presentation you want to watch. Watch as many presentations as you like. After watching the presentations, you will have to obtain 80% or higher on a completion quiz, and fill out a presentation evaluation in order to get credit. Each quiz will have unlimited attempts. After completion, APATS will issue certificates of completion for each presentation and corresponding quiz that you complete. This can be used towards category D CEUS.


APATS will issue certificates of completion after the conference comes to a close.

Thank you to all our presenters. This wouldn't be possible without you.

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Jennifer Rizzo EdD, ATC, CES

This presentation will discuss the upper extremity neurological disorder Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). This session will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of TOS from a different perspective, treating the entire neurological system beyond the clinical compression of the nerves. 

Kevin Morley DAT, ATC

This talk aims to explore the role of cannabis and its component phytocannabinoids in sports medicine & athletic performance.  Attendees should better understand cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system as well as a broad overview of US-based laws & regulations affecting these compounds in addition to the global trends prevalent in Asia & the Pacific Rim.

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Kyle Gallagher MS, ATC

This presentation discusses injury prevention methods athletic trainers use in their settings. The second half of this presentation walks you through the process of creating a simple individualized injury prevention program.

Matthew Kutz, Ph.D., ATC, CSCS, BCC

Learning meta-skills can help athletic trainers better deploy non-clinical skills with clinical significance. This session describes how to take our leadership to the next level and create value for ourselves and our profession.

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M. Susan Guyer DPE, ATC, CSCS, CES

Many assessments and screening are available to athletic trainers to evaluate a patient’s quality of movement. This presentation will review the different movement screening and focus on the NASM overhead squat assessment along with evaluating step off, vertical, and horizontal jump test from a movement analysis perspective. Solutions to movement disfunction will be discussed.

Lacy Bracken MS, LAT, ATC

In the event of an emergency, athletic trainers follow an Emergency Action Plan to give a step by step process of procedures.  AED policy and procedures ensure prompt and rapid treatment in the event of Sudden Cardiac Arrest which are crucial for increased survival rate during a cardiac emergency.

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Randy Harris MS, ATC, CES

Sandra Harris MS, ATC

This presentation seeks to pair evidence and clinical experience in the management of hamstring injuries. We will discuss risk factors associated with hamstring injury risk, the consequences that occur after a hamstring strain injury, and the interventions to address risk factors and deficits associated with injury. We will also discuss the return to play process.

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Callum Chia MPT, ATC

An overview of the injury and rehab pathway within Hong Kong Rugby. This presentation will cover load management considerations and progressive re-loading strategies specific to rugby. 

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