The University of West Alabama

 


R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC, CSCS

Director of Athletic Training & Sports Medicine
Distinguished Professor of Physical Education & Athletic Training
Chair, Department of Physical Education & Athletic Training

Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center
Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training
Athletic Department
Station #14
(205) 652-3714
(205) 652-3450
Fax (205) 652-3799
James P. Homer Field House, Room 219
rtf@uwa.edu
Degrees:
Initial employment at UWA: August 15, 1974
Full-time: June 1, 1980
Professional bio:

R.T. Floyd is in his fortieth year of providing athletic training services for the University of West Alabama.  Currently, he serves as the program director for the University of West Alabama's Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center and is also a distinguished professor in the Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training, which he chairs.  His additional responsibilities include insurance and football travel arrangements.  He served two terms as President of the Alabama Council of University Faculty Presidents which was preceded by a two-year term as President of the UWA Faculty Senate.  He served on the Blue-Gray All-Star Classic athletic training staff for twenty-seven years, including twenty-five classics as head athletic trainer of the Gray Squad.  He serves as Vice-President for District Relations on the National Athletic Trainers' Association Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors.  He also served three terms on the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Directors representing District IX, the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association.  He is a native of Montgomery and a 1974 graduate of Lowndes Academy, where he served as athletic trainer for all sports for four years.  He is married to the former Lisa Neville of Butler and they have four children, Robert Thomas, Jeanna, Rebecca, and Kate.

Extended Biography

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Courses Taught Throughout Career

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Academic/Research Interests:
  • Uses of Technology in Athletic Training Education
  • Syndesmosis Injuries
  • Psychomotor Skills & Techniques in Evaluation of Athletic Injuries
  • Taping & Wrapping of Athletic Injuries
  • Anatomical Kinesiology
Professional Memberships: Professional Memberships
Organization & Association Positions
Professional Education Activities
Publications & Presentations: Publications
Presentations
Grants & Research: Grants
Research
Honors and Awards: Honors & Awards
Professional Experience: Professional Experience
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