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Strength/Conditioning and Athletic Training Center

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The University of Tulsa's strength and conditioning center is a state-of-the-art facility housed in the Donald W. Reynolds Center. The 6,000-square foot strength and conditioning center is equipped with the newest of strength-building and cardiovascular training equipment.

The strength and conditioning center and serves over 300 student-athletes. The center consists of the newest and best of strength-building equipment, including free weights, Hurricane racks, power racks, Olympic lifting platforms and numerous auxiliary machines.

Student-athletes receive both personal and team instruction from a qualified staff member. Tulsa's student-athletes are provided with the attention and direction needed to reach their maximum potential. The Tulsa strength and conditioning program is under the close supervision of director of strength and conditioning Shawn Griswold. The strength staff is certified as strength and conditioning specialists and are members of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

The strength and conditioning staff is committed to developing every individual by designing in-season and off-season programs to build strength and speed through weight-lifting, running and agility drills.

The strength staff designs weight-training programs that are sport-specific. A computer system allows the strength and conditioning staff to monitor each student-athletes' diet and training program.

In conjunction with the strength and conditioning center, the Reynolds Center also houses a 5,300-square foot sports medicine center, equipped with all the modern and essential equipment necessary for the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

Tulsa's sports medicine department is under the direction of Head Athletic Trainer Dave Polanski and Sydney Ringer, director of sports medicine services. A qualified staff of full-time athletic trainers works closely with team physicians to provide top quality care of University athletes.

In addition, The University of Tulsa's academic curriculum includes one in athletic training, thus providing numerous well-trained student athletic trainers to lend support to the sports medicine staff.

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