Mr. White

Athletics, Sports Medicine uses cutting-edge tech to bolster performance
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Alec Owen ’19 performs an overhead squat using the Virtusense Digital FMS to score his form. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   For years, Brophy Athletics has been at the forefront of technological integration throughout every aspect of the sports program. The Strittmater Sports Medicine Lab, located in Keating Hall uses high tech equipment to improve performance and form, communicate with fans and…
Surrounded by Violence: Brain patterns tied to violence, though not conclusive
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Many studies have been done on aggressors to find patterns in brain behavior and function. Mr. Chris White, PE Department Chair, athletic trainer and anatomy teacher, examined some of these studies for a presentation during last year’s Summit on Human Dignity. “Obviously the brain controls all of our emotions and trains all of our physical activities, so you can tie any violent act to…
Bod Pod promotes student health, exercise
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – Mr. Orson Kinney runs a body composition test on Peter Fairbanks ’18 with the Bod Pod. By Bryce Owen ’17 THE ROUNDUP The strange white egg-shaped capsule inside the sports medicine room looks like something out of the latest “Star Wars” movie. However it is actually a state of the art fitness tool used to measure body composition, known as the Bod Pod. The…
White uses new technology to help athletes recover from injuries
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP While athletes recover from injuries, many will use the new and advanced technology available to them through Athletic Trainer Mr. Chris White and his staff. “We basically have the same sort of equipment that physical therapists have, that high level pro sports use, that colleges use,” Mr. White said. “It’s all here.” Mr. White said he is very proud of his program and the…
Sports Medicine trains to rehab athletes
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Anyone attending a school sporting event may notice a group of students running up and down the sideline, refilling water bottles, hydrating athletes and applying ice packs to injuries. These students are the members of the Sports Medicine class, a mostly behind-the-scenes group of athletic trainers in training. Sports Medicine is a P.E. elective class consisting of about 20 to 30 students. It…
Sports medicine contributing to athletic success

By Erik T. Masingill ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Whether the sport is football, baseball, soccer, track, lacrosse, tennis, basketball or anything else, the Sports Medicine squad is there to help and prepare.

Sports Medicine is a Physical Education elective class during seventh and after school taught by athletic trainer Mr. Chris White.