Martin J. Broussard Center for Athletic Training
Martin J. Broussard Center for Athletic Training (LSU).jpg
LocationNorth Stadium Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
USA
Coordinates30°24′43″N 91°11′8″W / 30.41194°N 91.18556°W / 30.41194; -91.18556Coordinates: 30°24′43″N 91°11′8″W / 30.41194°N 91.18556°W / 30.41194; -91.18556
OwnerLouisiana State University
OperatorLSU Athletics Department
Opened1998

The Martin J. Broussard Center for Athletic Training is the athletic training and rehabilitation center for LSU athletics at Louisiana State University.[1][2] The two-story, 22,000 square foot facility, built in 1998, serves as the main athletic training facility for all treatments and rehabilitations.[1][3] The facility is located adjacent to Tiger Stadium and is staffed by full-time certified staff athletic trainers, certified graduate assistants and athletic training students.[4]

First Floor

The first floor contains treatment tables, taping stations and a 1,600 sq. foot rehabilitation area that offers rehabilitation equipment for the athletes.[1] The area also includes computers/work stations that track an athlete's injury and generates exercise and rehabilitation protocols.[1]

Rehabilitation area

The rehabilitation area is used for both short and long-term therapy. The equipment includes cardiovascular equipment, equipment to build, rebuild and maintain strength along with rehabilitating joints and diagnostic tools to determine the strengths and deficits of the athletes.[5]

Pool Rehabilitation Area
The 2,400 square foot pool rehabilitation area includes Jacuzzi style walk-in whirlpools, a lap pool that varies in depth and a pool for cardiovascular training.[6] Another area also has a walk-in cold jacuzzi style tub.

Second Floor

The second level offers physician offices, an x-ray room with a casting room, an echocardiogram (EKG) station, a full-service dental clinic, an optometry center and pharmacy.[5][6][7]

This level also houses an athletic training student lounge and a conference room and meeting room for athletic training students.[1] The John Weston Hawie Family Conference Room is used for meetings, student in-services and interviews and the Dr. Joe Serio Library located in the conference room stores books and periodicals pertaining to athletic training.[1] The second floor also contains a storage room that contains all of the medical supplies that the athletic training department would use including splints, braces and first aid supplies.[1]

Satellite Athletic Training facilities

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "LSU Athletic Training Facilities". lsusports.net. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "SEATA Hall Of Fame - Bios". seata.org. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "Broussard Athletic Training Facility". TAF. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "WVU athletic training grad returns to Morgantown as head athletic trainer for LSU". WVU Today. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Martin J. Broussard Center for Athletic Training Undergoes Facility Renovations". lsuathletictraining.com. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  6. ^ a b "The Tigers' National Championship win was no surprise to those who know LSU" (PDF). biggerfasterstronger.com. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  7. ^ "The Pharmacy At LSU in Baton Rouge". npino.com. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  8. ^ "Think L.S.U.'s Locker Room Was Crazy? It Also Has a Centrifuge". nytimes.com. Retrieved November 24, 2019.