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Chuck I. Whedon

Specialist Professor


Department
Health and Physical Education
Office
McAllan Hall 19A
Phone
732-923-4553
Email
cwhedon@monmouth.edu

Chuck I. Whedon

Chuck Whedon received an M.S.Ed in Exercise Physiology and Health Science from the University of Kansas. His research focused on knowledge’s of athletic trainers and coaches on nutrition and ergogenic aids. Mr. Whedon completed a B.S. in Health Science with concentration in Spots Medicine from Slippery Rock State University. Mr. Whedon has taught health education and athletic training courses for over 30 years, mentoring hundreds of athletic training students that work at all levels all over the country.  He taught, provided and mentored students to provide best practice sports medicine care for thousands of student athletes competing at the highest level of competition.  He served as a clinical supervisor for physicians enrolled in a sports medicine fellowship for over twenty years.  He has extensive experience as a clinician providing sports medicine care to college, high school and world-level athletes spanning 35 years. He holds a NJ License as an Athletic Trainer, a national certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a Bronze Certification as a Coach from USA Wrestling.

During his pursuit of higher education, Chuck tried out for the 1984 Olympics and continued to competed regularly, winning a national championship in 1991.   Mr. Whedon has served as President of the Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ), as well as several other offices and was instrumental in the introduction and passage of the state Athletic Training Practice Act that mandated licensure. He recently finished two terms as District Two Representative for the National Athletic Trainers Association’s Public Relations Committee.

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He is a member of the ATSNJ Hall of Fame and the Rowan University Athletic Training Program Hall of Fame and has received numerous awards for excellence and service, including the ATSNJ Distinguished Service Award, the Philadelphia Sports Medicine Congress Ted Quedenfeld Award, and the NATA Service Award, to name a few.

Education

M.S.Ed, Exercise Physiology, University of Kansas

B.S., Health Science Education, Slippery Rock State University

Publications

Scholarly Articles

Reviewer of Submitted Publications, Journal of Athletic Training

Performance Nutrition for Team Sports, February, 2006

Case Study, Cervical Disc Herniation,  April, 2006

Case Study, Pectoralis Major Tear, February, 2007

Presentations/Invited Talks

  • Whedon, C. Ergogenic Aid Use in Sports; Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Fall Athletic Trainers’ Symposium, Marlton, NJ, November 12th, 2019
  • Whedon, C. Current Trends in Sports Medicine, Ferris Antoon Shore Sports Alumni Group (FASSAG). August 19th, 2014
  • Whedon, C. Cervical Injury Emergency Preparedness,  11th Annual Philadelphia Sports Medicine Congress, June 6th, 2010
  • Whedon, C. Sprains, Strains, & Fractures – Differentiation: Burlington County Institute of Technology School Nurse Continuing Education Program, November 4th, 2008
  • Whedon, C. Os Trigonum Syndrome Case Studies; Virtua Health Annual Symposia, Voorhees, NJ 02-20-2006
  • Whedon, C. Os Trigonum Syndrome Case Studies; Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Symposia, Philadelphia, 01-09-2006
  • Whedon, C. Taping for Collateral and Rotary Knee Insufficiencies; Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Symposia, Philadelphia, 01-07-2006
  • Whedon, C. Os Trigonum Syndrome Case Studies; Poster presentation, Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Symposia, Boston, 01-08-2005
  • Whedon, C. Cervical Injury Management;  3rd  Annual Philadelphia Sports Medicine Congress, June, 2002.
  • Whedon, C. Fitness for Injury Prevention; Rowan High School Athletic Trainers Workshop, April, 2001.
  • Whedon, C. Proper Weight Loss for Athletes, 1st Annual Philadelphia Sports Medicine Congress, June, 2000.
  • Whedon, C. Knee injuries: Mechanisms and Pathology, Rowan High School Athletic Trainers Conference, April, 2000
  • Whedon, C. Ergogenic Aid Use in Athletics, Richard Stockton Sports Medicine Conference, June 1999.
  • Whedon, C. Upper Extremity Injuries; Rowan High School Athletic Trainers Conference, April, 1999
  • Whedon, C., Collazo, M. “Hispanics in the Field of Athletic Training” on Puerto Rico Panorama, Channel Six, NBC, aired 12-06-1998
  • Whedon, C. Proper Weight Loss Techniques for Wrestlers, Kessler Memorial Hospital Health and Wellness Center Continuing Education Series, 12-14-1998
  • Whedon, C. Activities for Injured Athletes; New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Symposium, February, 1997
  • Whedon, C. Practical Flexibility Screening; New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Symposium, February, 1997
  • Whedon, C. Injury Prevention in the Conditioning Process; Annual State Symposium, NJ chapter, National Strength and Conditioning Association, June, 1995

Courses