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2022 SEATA Athletic Training Student Symposium 

February 10-12, 2022
Atlanta, GA - Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia            

Student Abstract Information

Submissions Accepted Nov. 1 - Nov. 5, 2021 at 11:59 PM Central

The ATSS Research committee welcomes submission of experimental research, injury surveys, case studies, and/or other research projects relevant to the practice of athletic training; lead authorship must be an athletic training student enrolled in a CAATE accredited program. Co-authorship may include supervising faculty member and/or clinical faculty affiliated with the student author's sponsoring institution. All abstracts will undergo blind review; assigned by the research coordinator.

Only students who confirm SEATA ATSS registration may submit an abstract for consideration.  A $5 abstract registration fee (non-refundable) does apply.

  • Clinical Case Report (CCR)

  • Critically Appraised Topic (CAT)

  • Original Research (OR)

For each category of submission, the lead author must be an athletic training student.


All submissions must be received by no later than 11:59 PM Central on November 5, 2021.  Upon successful registration of the abstract, the online system will generate an email confirmation tot he student with the link for submission. The email verifies the system captured the registration; the email is not notification of acceptance for presentation.


The committee will evaluate Poster Presentation Abstracts (Original Research, Clinical Case Study, Other Research) based on the available rubric (see Resources); a MAXIMUM of 24 will be accepted for Poster Presentation (based on rating order by blind reviewers).


All submissions complete a blind review by the research team. Authors of selected abstracts will receive an email invitation to present a poster presentation during the SEATA ATSS meeting.

Authors may decline presentation or withdraw his/her abstract from consideration - please contact the research coordinator Ms. Karen Stanton ( no later than December 1st if you wish to withdraw the abstract for review. Notification of acceptance occurs via email on or before December 15th. Students (e.g., lead authro) must respond to SEATA vial email on or before December 31st to accept or decline presentation.  Failure to confirm acceptance by the December 31st deadline will forfeit their opportunity to present at the meeting.

An accepted abstract is NOT an "invited presentation" - the presiding author assumes all financial obligations associated with travel, lodging, printing, etc. incurred as part of the presentation.


Students will receive detailed instructions as part of the notification of acceptance email.  Students presentating at the SEATA ATSS must submit the final version (if different than submission version) of the accepted abstract to Dr. Patricia Tripp ( in .doc or .docx format no later than January 1st to include the abstract in the symposium proceedings.  The conference coordinators will not accept edits or modifications to abstracts after January 1st.

 General guidelines include: students should consult faculty co-authors for recommended formats fo posters (dimension should not exceed 48 inches x 72 inches) and authors should bring tacks or hook and loop squares (i.e., Velcro) to adhere posters tot eh display board. The SEATA ATSS research committee will assign poster locations. Students should confirm the board number matches his/her assigned location prior to hanging the poster.

Please direct SEATA ATSS Research Abstract questions to:

Karen Straub Stanton, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS, NREMTB
Auburn University

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