Dr. Kristi Phillips

Clinical Coordinator, Master Instructor

Dr. Kristi Phillips
615-904-8326
Room 112A, Alumni Memorial Gym (AMG)
MTSU Box 96, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, Middle Tennessee State University (2017)
  • MED, Auburn University (1999)
  • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1997)

BS Athletic Training, University of Illinois

MEd Higher Education and Administration, Auburn University

PhD Health and Human Performance, Middle Tennessee State University 2017

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Education in Athletic Traiing.

Biography

Dr. Phillips earned her bachelor degree at the University of Illinois in Kinesiology before pursuing a Master’s degree from Auburn University in Higher Education and Administration. Kristi obtained her PhD in Leisure Studies and is interested in how physical activity effects academic performance.  After gaining work experience in athletics for several years, she decided to take on a new challenge and began teaching 19 years ago.  Since then she has served as the clinical ...

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Dr. Phillips earned her bachelor degree at the University of Illinois in Kinesiology before pursuing a Master’s degree from Auburn University in Higher Education and Administration. Kristi obtained her PhD in Leisure Studies and is interested in how physical activity effects academic performance.  After gaining work experience in athletics for several years, she decided to take on a new challenge and began teaching 19 years ago.  Since then she has served as the clinical coordinator and instructor for the AT program.  Dr. Phillips resides in Murfreesboro with her husband, Jimmy, who is a physical therapist and athletic trainer. She is a mother of three children:  Ella, Carly, and Carson. When she isn’t attending her children's multiple events, Kristi enjoys running, reading, and going to the beach. 

 

 

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Publications

Binkley H, Phillips K, Wise S. (2021) Menopausal Women: Recognition, exercise benefits, considerations and programming needs. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 43(4):68-77.

Binkley H, Wise S, Douglass D, Phillips K. (2020) Rehabilitation and return to sport after non- surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 42(3):90-99.

Phillips K, Dunlap R, Belcher D, Palmer T. (2017) "A zero-based physical activity programs' bemefit on academic achievement in elementary aged school children." Dissertation, MTSU.

 

Presentations

TATS (Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society) Annual Meeting and Symposium

     Topic: Kinesiotaping Lab, January, 2019.

TATS Regional Summer Meeting

     Topic: Issues & Trends in Athletic Training Education, June 2019.

Student SEATA (Southeast Atheltic Trainers Association) conference in Atlanta, GA      &nbsp...

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TATS (Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society) Annual Meeting and Symposium

     Topic: Kinesiotaping Lab, January, 2019.

TATS Regional Summer Meeting

     Topic: Issues & Trends in Athletic Training Education, June 2019.

Student SEATA (Southeast Atheltic Trainers Association) conference in Atlanta, GA                                 

     Topic: Unique Taping Techniques 2007/2008, 2010-2019

     Topic: Kinesiotaping 2012 -2019

 

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Awards

Tennessee Athletic Trainers Association: The Jerry Robertson Educator Award, January 2019

Creative Activity

Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society (TATS) Scholarship Committee, Chair  2010-present

Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society (TATS) Professional Education Committee, member 2002-2009; 2016-present

Courses

Kristi has taught a variety of Athletic Training course work during her time at MTSU (2002-present). Depending on the year and athletic training program needs Kristi has taught the following:

ATHT 3570 Psychomotor Skills in Athletic Training (previously "Topics in Athletic Training")

ATHT 3580 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (previously "Introduction to Athletic Training")

ATHT 3000 Clinical A in Athletic Training

ATHT 3001 Clinical B in AThletic Train...

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Kristi has taught a variety of Athletic Training course work during her time at MTSU (2002-present). Depending on the year and athletic training program needs Kristi has taught the following:

ATHT 3570 Psychomotor Skills in Athletic Training (previously "Topics in Athletic Training")

ATHT 3580 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (previously "Introduction to Athletic Training")

ATHT 3000 Clinical A in Athletic Training

ATHT 3001 Clinical B in AThletic Training

ATHT 3002 Cinical C in Athletic Training

ATHT 3003 Clinical D in Athletic Training

ATHT 3950 Lower Extremity Evaulation and Assessment

ATHT 3960 Upper Extremity Evaulation and Assessment

ATHT 4971 Therapeutic Modalities Laboratory

ATHT 4950 Pathology of Sport Illness and Consieration of Special Populations

ATHT 3900/1 Human Structure and Function in Sport and Injury

ATHT 4430 Practicum in Athletic Training

ATHT 4960 Rehabilitative Techniques

ATHT 4990 Senior Seminar

PHED 4910 Kinesiology

HLTH/PHED 3300 First Aid and Safety

 

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