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Physical Education, Health & RecreationOur mission is accomplished by educating students who are professionally and academically prepared and dedicated to addressing the wellness of a diverse society in a variety of environments. We are commited to enhancing quality of life through the promotion of wellness.
Cheney, WA 99004
Garth Babcock, PhD, ATCProgram Director, Athletic Training ProgramPEC 237Phone: 509.359.2427Fax: 509.359.4833Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• 2000 PhD Adapted Physical Education - Texas Woman's University
• 1992 MS Exercise Science and Sports Medicine - Brigham Young University
• 1990 BS Physical Education - Brigham Young University
Professional Background/Areas of Interest
Babcock joined the Eastern Washington University faculty in the fall of 1998 as the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) director. He, with the help and support of the faculty and staff of the ATEP, was able to move the program to become accredited by the commission on accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in October of 2002.
Babcock currently serves as the Research, Foundations and Grants Committee representative for the Washington State Athletic Trainers Association and on the Critical Issues Committee for the Adapted Physical Activity Council of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. His research interests are in the area of injury statistics in disability sport and performance enhancements in special populations. He served as a volunteer athletic trainer for the 1996 Paralympics Games in Atlanta, Ga.