2019 National Conference

Clare Buckman

Panel Member: Preventing Exertional Illnesses and Incidents in Athletes

A panel of collegiate strength and conditioning coaches will discuss initial health screenings for athletes, reducing risk in first year athletes, and how to adjust programming for returning athletes. There will be specific discussion on preventing exertional rhabdomyolysis, programming for athlete(s) returning from exertional rhabdomyolysis, reducing risk of exertional heat illness and approaches for post strength/conditioning recovery. The discussion will provide coaches with programming suggestions for at-risk environments and issues that should be part of their emergency action plan.

Clare Buckman joined the University of Central Arkansas S&C Department in November 2016 as the Assistant S&C Coach. Currently, she oversees the strength and conditioning programs for Indoor Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, and assists with the Football strength and conditioning program.

She currently holds a Masters in Exercise Science from the University of Central Arkansas and a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science with minors in nutrition and strength and conditioning. She has certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.