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Athletic Training Facilities

  •  Students within Olivet's Athletic Training Education Program benefit from state-of-the-art learning facilities

  • Facilities TestClassroom/Laboratory – PC 100 The classroom is located in the Parrott Convocation Center. ATEP faculty conducts both lectures and clinical labs in this classroom which is equipped with the latest media technology. PC 100 is a SMART classroom which provides a wonderful learning environment for the ATEP students. It allows our professors to interact with students on a different level by providing a computer and large, interactive board that allows them to show videos, DVDs, presentations and satellite TV for educational purposes. There are also computer terminals for student use.

    Birchard Fitness CenterBirchard Fitness Center The Birchard Fitness Center is designed to enhance the personal wellness of Olivet's students, faculty, and staff populations. The state-of-the art and handicap accessible facility is equipped with cardiovascular equipment (with optional headphone access to plasma screen televisions), machines, weight circuits, free weights, and a stretching/floor exercise area. It was opened in 2003 and is utilized for physical education, wellness and exercise physiology courses, and compliments the athletic training education program's education of therapeutic rehabilitation.

    McHieMcHie Athletic Training Room The McHie athletic training room is located adjacent to McHie Arena. It has taping/treatment tables, cold and hot whirlpools, hydrocollator packs, and a cubed ice machine. There are also electrical stimulation/ultrasound machines and a variety of rehabilitation equipment used for instructional purposes in the Athletic Training Education Program as well as the care and prevention of athletic injuries. The facility is used primarily for Olivet's basketball, cross country, indoor track and field, and volleyball athletic teams.

    Gibson Ide Athletic Training Room The Gibson Ide Athletic Training room is our newest addition, opened in August 2002. It has taping/treatment tables, state-of-the-art cold and hot whirlpools, hydrocollator packs, and a crushed ice machine. There are also electrical stimulation/ultrasound machines and a myriad of rehabilitation equipment used for instructional purposes in the Athletic Training Education Program as well as the care and prevention of athletic injuries. The facility is used primarily for Olivet's baseball, football, soccer, softball, tennis, and track and field athletic teams. Gibson-Ide athletic training room is presently used by the Chicago Bears during their pre-season training camp.