Dr. Michael B. Hudson


Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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



  • PhD, 2002, University of Missouri - Columbia 
  • MS, 1995, University of Arizona 
  • BS, 1993, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse 


  • ATC 332 Research Methods in Athletic Training
  • ATC 640 Evidence-Based Practice
  • ATC 732 Applied Research Methods in Health Care
  • ATC 753 Pharmacology/General Medical Concepts
  • ATC 797 Non-thesis Project

Research and professional interests

  • Clinical reasoning and decision making 
  • Professional ethics
  • Organizational culture
  • Lower body musculoskeletal injury assessment

Awards and honors

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award (June 2019)
  • Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association Educator of the Year Award (March 2018)
  • Missouri State University Faculty Senate, Appreciation for Service as Parliamentarian (May; 2017-2020)
  • 25-Year Member, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (June, 2015)