Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

The Anderson University Sports Medicine Department strives to serve and provide exceptional quality health care for its collegiate athletes in a faith based atmosphere. We are an authorized health care facility, providing basic and advanced health care services for all Anderson University Athletic Teams. This department prides itself on being mentors that not only help student-athletes not just with Injury management, but also to help shape and transform athletes into respectful, functioning, common sense driven people in society, with an enhanced level of character.

Sports Medicine Staff:
Dr. Scout Counts M.D.
University Medical Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Director

Ed Duvall, Director of Sports Medicine
wduvall@andersonuniversity.edu

Monica Lopes, Associate Athletic Trainer
 Women's Soccer and Baseball
mlopes@andersonuniversity.edu

Gabby Simpson, Certified Intern Athletic Trainer
 Men's Basketball, Women's Cross Country/Track, Men's Golf
gsimpson@andersonuniversity.edu

Johnathan Kitts, Certified Intern Athletic Trainer
 Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country/Track, Women's Golf)
jkitts@andersonuniversity.edu

Rachel Miller, Certified Intern Athletic Trainer

To provide the most exceptional quality health care, update in records is required. In order for us to create and/or maintain an up to date file on you, we need you to complete a set of forms each year, and have them completed by August 1 of the current academic year. If you are having difficulty obtaining the forms or accessing the online portal, please feel free to e-mail:mlopes@andersonuniversity.edu or e-mail wduvall@andersonuniversity.edu or call at (864)-231-2144.

**No student will be permitted to participate in athletics without this information on file in the Anderson University Sports Medicine Department.

Also

**No student will be permitted to participate in athletics without a CURRENT personal insurance policy - ALL International student-athletes are required to purchase the school's international policy with the athletic writer. This is an Anderson University required policy.

Paperwork to be completed as follows:
• Filling in blanks with "same as last year" or "already on file" is NOT acceptable
• Parents must sign ALL forms unless student-athlete is 24 years of age, married, or emancipated
• ALL blanks should be filled in on the paperwork
• All paperwork MUST be completed on an annual basis
• The secondary insurance (Mutual of Omaha), which is provided by Anderson University will cover only NCAA-sponsored events. Mutual of Omaha has a $250 deductible.

Paperwork can now be found electronically clicking 'yearly paperwork' below:
Yearly paperwork

Please send the below 2 forms via USPS or email.
ADHD Form (only if applicable)
Sickle Cell Trait Status Form (Mandatory for FRESHMAN and TRANSFERS)

The deadline for paperwork is August 1st   

Click HERE for Information on Services Rendered By Physicians

Click HERE for Information on Secondary Insurance Filing Claim Process

Please send ADHD or Sickle Cell results to the following address:

Anderson University 
Attn: Sports Medicine
316 Boulevard
Box 999
Anderson University
Anderson, South Carolina 29621

Policy Note: All student athletes are required to complete a pre-participation physical evaluation performed by Anderson University's team physician each year. All incoming freshmen or transfers will schedule physicals on campus before their first date of competition. NO OUTSIDE PHYSICALS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call.

Links 
1. Mutual of Omaha 
2. Blue Ridge Orthopaedics 
3. AnMed Health 
4. NATA.org

The NCAA is emphasizing Sickle Cell Trait resting and concussion awareness. Please click on the following links for further information on these topics:

The Student-Athlete with the Sickle Cell Trait

Concussions: Don't Hide it ...

Anderson University Best Practice for Concussion Management