Athletic Venue Coverage/Outreach
Residents will be assigned to a local high school to treat athletes and be mentored by a seasoned athletic trainer to allow the resident to integrate knowledge gained from all content areas and to gain experience in the management of orthopedic and sports related injuries. 

Clinical Mentoring
1-on-1 mentoring of a patient with an Orthopedic or Sports Certified Specialists and Fellowship Trained Manual Therapist to advance the resident’s skill in evaluation and treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries, including examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, and return to activity.

Research & Investigation
Directed research on specific patient conditions that will expose the resident to the most current evidence-based approaches in evaluation and treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries. Residents will develop and present case studies on specific patients and conditions, and participate in literature reviews and general faculty and resident discussions.

Specialty Observation
Residents will spend clinic hours with orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, and other specialists that influence orthopedic care to develop an understanding of current surgical and medical interventions and the rehabilitation implications.

Weekly faculty lectures on anatomy, movement biomechanics, examination process, differential diagnosis, medical and clinical intervention, prevention strategies, and return to activity of region specific orthopedic conditions.

Weekly participation in non-patient mentoring activities to increase the residents’ knowledge and motor skills in manual examination and intervention of orthopedic and sports related injuries.

Curriculum - Athletic Training Residency

Contact Us

For more information on the Athletic Training Residency program at Houston Methodist Sugar Land, please contact: 

Marie Charpentier PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, ATC, LAT