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Professional Achievements

AWARDS

Hall of Fame - Southwest Athletic Trainers Association

Frank Medina Award - Southwest Athletic Trainers Association

Most Distinguished Athletic Training Award - Southwest Athletic Trainers Association

Jack and Louise Arthur Teaching Excellence Award - Tarleton State University

Division II Athletic Trainer of the Year - National Athletic Trainers Association

Barry B. Thompson Service Award - Tarleton State University

O.A. Grant Excellence in Teaching - Tarleton State University

25 Year Award - National Athletic Trainers Association / Southwest Athletic Trainers Association


PUBLICATIONS

Fulfer, S., Cvikel, J., Harp, J., Garcia, B., Simpson, S., Priest, J., Rodriguez, P., Blevins-McNaughton, J. "12-Lead ECG Abnormalities in NCAA II Women's Basketball Athlete," International Journal of Exercise, 2014.

Eaton, R., Cvikel, J., Nalepa, A., Simpson, S., Blevins-McNaughton, J. "Gender and Sport Related Differences In Electrocardiogram and Pre-Participation Exams (PPE) In College Age Athletes," International Journal of Exercise Science, 2013.

Keefe, M., Peak, K., Simpson, S. "Impact of Athletic Apparel Company Funding on Grass Roots Basketball," Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 2013.

Ruiz, B., Massingill, M., Cedeno, M., Cvikel, J., Simpson, S., Priest, J., Blevins-McNaughton, J. "Pilot Study for Using ECG in Pre-participation Physical Exams in Collegiate Athletics," International Journal of Exercise Science, 2012.

Massingill, M., Ruiz, B., Cedeno, M., Cvikel, J., Simpson, S., Priest, J., Blevins-McNaughton, J. "Pilot Study for Pre-existing Conditions in Pre-participation Physical Exams in Collegiate Athletes," International Journal of Exercise Science, 2012.

Simpson, S., Priest, J. "Conditioning in Injured and Disabled Populations," Strength and Conditioning Journal, 2005.

Newby, R., Simpson, S. "Variations in Mood State as a Function of a Football Season," Perceptual and Motor Skills, 2003.

Simpson, S., Priest, J.  "The PsycleTM and ACL Rehabilitation:  A Case Report," Athletic Therapy Today, 2002.

Simpson, S., Willoughby, D.  "Supplemental EMS and Dynamic Weight Training:Effects on Knee Extensor Strength and Vertical Jump of Female College Track &  Field Athletes."  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 1998.   

Simpson, S., Herbertson, J., Bettis, B.  "Unloaded Treadmill Training Therapy," Journal of Athletic Training, 1996. 

Newby, R., Simpson, S.  "Correlation's Between Mood Scores and Volleyball Performance," Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996. 

Willoughby, D., Simpson, S.  "The Effects of Combined Electromyostimulation and Isotonic Muscular Contractions on the Strength of College Athletes", Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 1996. 

Priest, J., Simpson, S., Hagan, R., Bettis, B., Jennings, R. "Improved Exercise Capacity of Paraplegics During Unassisted Leg Cycling On An Energy-Storage Ergometer," Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 1995. 

Simpson, S.  "Multiple Portable Electrical Stimulator Use," Texas Coach, 1995. 

Newby, R., Simpson, S.  "Basketball Performance as a Function of Scores on Profile of Mood States," Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994. 

Simpson, S.  "Athletic Training," Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal, 1994. 

Newby, R., Simpson, S.  "Scores on Profile of Mood States of College Football Players from Nonscholarship and Scholarship Programs," Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994. 

Simpson, S.  "Stress Fractures," National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics News, 1991. 

Newby, R., Simpson, S.  "Personality Profile of Nonscholarship College Football Players," Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991. 

Simpson, S.  "Athletic Training Education in Texas," Texas Coach, 1990. 

Simpson, S.  "NAIA National Track & Field Championships-Sports Medicine," National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics News, 1990. 

Simpson, S.  "The Effects of Participation in Physical Education Activities on Components of Health Related Physical Fitness," Journal of Human Movement Studies, 1989. 

Simpson, S.  "Track Safety," The First Aider, 1984. 

Simpson, S.  "A Survey of Football Injuries," Coastal Bend Medicine, 1983. 

Simpson, S.  "The Athletic Trainer:  A Professional in Every Sense," The First Aider, 1982. 

Simpson, S.  "Modalities in Athletic Training," Texas Coach, 1982.


SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

"Struggle and Recaculation in Careers," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2016.

"Trust and Honesty in you Professional Career," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2016.

"Utilizing Resources in Athletic Training," SWATA Competency Workship, 2016.

"2 Words-Unique Direction in Life," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2016.

"Discovering Motivational Behaviors with the Dayberry Equation for Exercise," SHAPE America Conference, 2015.

"Communication Skills in Sorts Medicine," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2015.

"Effective Relationship Development in Sports Medicine," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2015.

"From Injury to Tragedy: How to Move Forward with Life After Death," SWATA, 2014.

“Leadership in Sports Medicine,” Davis Mountains Sports Medicine Clinic, 2014.

“Professional Development in Athletic Training,” SWATA Competency Workshop, 2014.

“Communication in Athletic Training,” SWATA Competency Workshop, 2014.

“Networking in Athletic Training,” SWATA Competency Workshop, 2014.

"Impact of Athletic Apparel Company Funding on Grass Roots Basketball," AAHPERD Convention, 2013.

"Primary and Secondary Injury Evaluation," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2013.

"Professional Development in Athletic Training," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2013.

"Building Professional Relationships," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2012.

"Communication in Athletic Training," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2012.

"Leadership in Athletic Training," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2012.

"Injury Prevention," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2011.

"Concussion - Case Study," SWATA Competency Workshop, 2011.

"A Weekend Guide to Colorado," Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2008.

"Outdoor Adventure - Texas Style," American Alliance for Health, PhysicalEducation, Recreation, and Dance, 2008.

"Outdoor Adventure at Tarleton State University," Texas Association for Health,Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2006.

"Utilizing Distance Education Concepts in HPER," Texas Association for Health,Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2006.

 "Functional Stability, " 8th Annual Permian Basin Student Trainer Workshop,2002.

"Collegiate Athletic Training," Greater Corpus Christi Student Trainer Workshop,1998.

"College Athletic Training Programs," Southwest Athletic Trainers Association,1997.

"Improved Exercise Capacity of  Paraplegics Following Eight Weeks of Unassisted Leg Cycle Training," American College of Sports Medicine, 1995. 

"Basketball Performance as a Function of Scores on Profile of Mood States,"Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 1994. 

"The Effects of Combined Electromyostimulation and Isotonic Muscular Contractions on the Strength of College Athletes," TAHPERD, 1994. 

"Athletic Training Education in Texas," Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 1993. 

"Evaluation of Ankle Injuries," Metroplex Sports Medicine Seminar, 1992. 

"Sports Medicine Facility Planning," Southwest Athletic Trainers Association,1992.             

"Ankle Injuries," Glen Rose Football Clinic, 1992. 

"Physical Education Activity Programming," Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 1991. 

"The Effects of Participation in Physical Education Activities on Health RelatedPhysical Fitness," Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 1987. 

"Record Keeping in Athletic Training," Coastal Bend Football Clinic, 1983. 

"Knee Injuries," Coastal Bend Athletic Training Clinic, 1982. 

"Record Keeping in Athletic Training," National Athletic Trainers Association,1982.