We will be closed from Monday, April 29, 2013 through August 2013.
The Athletic Training staff is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses among the club sports and intramurals offered at Purdue University in addition to our recreation center patrons . The staff has open office hours for all participants and covers practices as well as home games for many club sports.
An Athletic Trainer is a health care professional who provides:
- Immediate and emergency care
- Clinical evaluation and diagnosis of injury/illness
- Treatment and rehabilitation of injury/illness
- Injury/illness prevention and wellness protection
- Organizational and professional health and well-being
Our staff Athletic Trainers are certified by the Board of Certification, licensed by the State of Indiana and are members of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
Services we provide
- Basic wound care
- Acute injury/illness response and care
- Injury evaluation
- Temporary loans of crutches
- Taping (must supply tape)
- Ice bags/ice cups
- Heat packs
- Basic rehabilitation
- Patient education
Katie Morigaki Breedlove, MS, ATC/L
Katie is currently serving as a graduate assistant with her primary responsibility being with the Division of Recreation Sports. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy in Health and Kinesiology. Prior to working with the Division of Recreation Sports, Katie served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the Purdue softball team while earning her Master of Science degree in Health and Kinesiology. She has also completed internships with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2011 and 2012. Prior to coming to Purdue, Katie worked as an Intern-Assistant Athletic Trainer with Football for Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY. A native of Hilo, HI Katie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Boston University in 2008.
Krystal Brazel, ATC/L
Krystal Brazel is a first year masters student in the health and kinesiology department. She is a 2012 graduate of Franklin college. She received her bachelors with a major in athletic training and minor in fitness. She is a member of the national athletic training honor society, Iota Tau Alpha. Krystal is a native of Kokomo Indiana. When she is not busy with athletic training at Purdue, she is coaching middle school girls golf at Tecumseh.