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At Missouri State University, we are committed to providing all student-athletes access to the highest quality sports medicine available in the Springfield area.

Missouri State athletes benefit from experienced full-time staff members, graduate assistant athletic trainers, and internship athletic trainers lead by head athletic trainer, Jim Penkalski. The staff also includes field leading physicians, as well as, consulting specialists in areas such as sports nutrition and psychology. Additionally, students from Missouri State's undergraduate, fully-accredited athletic training education program assist the athletic trainers in attending to the athletes' daily medical needs.

Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation serves the student-athletes sports medicine needs utilizing four athletic training rooms, housed in Forsythe Athletic Center, Hammons Student Center, Hammons Field, and Killian Sports Complex.