Elena D’Argenio, LAT, ATC

Location: HealthActions – Troy

Education Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science,  Athletic Training, 2017
    • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NW
  • Master of Arts, Athletic Training, 2019
    • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

CPR/First Aid Certified

Licensed and Certified Athletic Trainer

Graston Certified

Mental Health First Aid Certified

Approved Clinical Instructor

Fusionetics scoring certified

  • Worked at the NCAA Division I level in 3 different settings.
  • William and Mary: Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics and Women’s Basketball- Student Athletic Trainer
  • Worked in a clinic setting treating all athletes during clinic hours.
  • The United States Air Force Academy: Football, Cheer and Dance Team- Student Athletic Trainer
  • Volunteered in NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance Concussion Study
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Women’s Soccer- Certified Athletic Trainer, most decorated Women’s Soccer team in the nation
  • Composed Screenings, prevention and return to play programs for women’s soccer players.
  • Tracked and monitored training load for all athletes in an attempt to decrease injury.
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Softball- Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Composed Screenings, prevention and return to play programs for the upper extremity.
  • Completed rotations in two different High School Settings: Franklin County High School and Rabun County High School
  • Completed rotation with Cherokee EMS gaining increased experience in emergency situations.
  • Master’s Thesis: The effect of cumulative training load on pre-disposing factors of injury in women’s soccer players
  • Worked with the nation’s leading researchers in injury prevention to test and identify if there is a correlation between training load and different pre-disposing factors of injury such as lower extremity range of motion, squat analysis, landing error scoring system and lower extremity power.
  • Developed knowledge of evidence-based injury prevention programs and the advantages of tracking training load in sports.