Kenneth Blood

Clinical Education Coordinator, Associate Professor of Athletic Training

Biography

Professor Ken Blood has been an athletic trainer since 1981. He has previously worked in the high school, clinic, and university levels. Ken was the longtime Head Athletic Trainer at Muskingum University, where he also began and served as the director of the Athletic Training degree program. Ken is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association and a charter member of the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association.

Education and Credentials

  • M.S. in Physical Education, Ohio University
  • B.S. Interdisciplinary in Biology and Athletic Training, Marietta College

Scholarly Works

  • "Teaching techniques and communication for preceptors of students and young professionals". OATA 2020 Annual Meeting (virtual). Joint presentation with Joe Wilkins, ATC. July 2020.
  • "Non-medical Substance Use Among Athletes at a Small Liberal Arts College" Athletic Training. Vol. 25 No. 4; Winter 1990.

Interests

  • Reading, the Boston Red Sox, grandchildren
  • Why Cedarville: For me, my athletic training career has been ministry. The opportunity to take 40 years of professional experience and teach at a University with a Christian emphasis like Cedarville is a perfect match. I have the opportunity to teach and mentor students to embrace clinical practice and the Christian walk.