Gary L. Ward


Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
Role: Staff
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • MS in Athletic Training– 1975 – University of Arizona
  • BS in Physical Education (pre-PT option) 1974 - Montana State University
  • BS in Physical Therapy – 1978 – Florida International University


  • ATC 324 Therapeutic Modalities
  • ATC 344 Foundations of Rehabilitation
  • PTE 722 Physical Agents and Mechanical Modalities
  • PTE 732 Electrotherapeutic Modalities and Clinical Electrophysiology

Research and professional interests

  • Therapeutic modalities and their impact on healing and rehabilitation
  • Athletic training education

Awards and honors

  • Missouri Athletic Trainers Association Sports Medicine Hall of Fame
  • Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame
  • Missouri State High School Activities Association Distinguished Service Award