ELENI DIAKOGEORGIOU, MBA, ATC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary Professional Service/Affiliation
Chair for the Connecticut Athletic Trainers Association committe on Revenue 2006 - present
Board of Directors, Connecticut Athletic Trainers Association 2005-2007
President, Hellenic Society Paideia. University of Connecticut Chapter. 2000-2003
Degrees and Certifications
M.B.A. Health Care Administration, Sacred Heart University
B.S. Athletic Training, University of Connecticut
Speciality or Specialist Certification/Training
Certified Athletic Trainer
American Red Cross Instructor
AT 100 - Intro to Athletic Training
AT 125 - Athletic Training Basic Skills
AT 129 - Athletic Training Clinical Practicum I
AT 220 - Lower Extremity Practicum
AT 221 - Upper Extremity Practicum
AT 222 - Practicum: Head and Spine
AT 239 - Orthopedic Evaluation I
Research Interests & Grants
Undergraduate Research Assistant at the University of Connecticut
Honors, Awards & Fellowship
Douglas J. Casa Research Award (UConn) 2004
Hans Carson Hercule Memorial Scholarship (UConn) 2004
Outstanding Contribution (SHU Athletic Training) 2006
Hard Hat Award (Select Physical Therapy) 2008
Publications and Presentations
Heat and Hydration:
Casa, DJ, Armstrong, LE, Psathas, E, et al. Heat Acclimatization of Football Players During initial Summer Practice Sessions. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2004, 36(5sup).
Decher, N, Casa, DJ, Psathas, E, et al. Attitudes toward hydration and incidence of dehydration in youths at summer soccer camps. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, June 2005.
McCaffrey, M, Psathas, E. Undergraduates Should Pursue Research. NATA News, Aug. 2004, p.38.
Walker, SM, Casa, DJ, Psathas, E, et al. Children Participating in Summer Soccer Camps are Chronically Dehydrated. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2004, 36(5sup).
Yeargin, SM, Casa, DJ, Psathas, E, et al. Youth Perception of Thirst is Not a Valid Indicator of Hydration Status. The Journal of Athletic Training, June 2005.
New Techniques in Taping and Bracing
Diakogeorgiou, E. My Buddy Lisfranc. NATA News, April 2008, p.48.
The Business of Athletic Training