Michael Powers

Associate Professor; Director of Athletic Training Education Program


Michael Powers is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) through the Board of Certification, Inc. and a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. He is also a New York State certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His primary research interests include emergency preparedness in the sport setting and the safety and efficacy of performance-enhancing supplements and drugs. Dr. Powers regularly supervises undergraduate senior research and honors projects and mentors these students as they present their results at regional and national conferences. A number of these students have gone on to receive awards for their research. He has also worked with local high school students in developing research projects. In addition to his academic duties, Dr. Powers continues to volunteer his services as an athletic trainer and EMT for events such as the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon, Marine Corp Marathon and Special Olympics. He also volunteers as an EMT in Hyde Park, NY.


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School of Science


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