Brian Hatzel

Brian Hatzel

Professor, Athletic Training

Office: KHS 4425
Phone: (616) 331-8538
Fall ’20 Virtual Office Hours: By appointment. Please contact CLAS Advising with any urgent issues at (616) 331-8585 or the Movement Science Office at (616) 331-3515.

B.S. Exercise and Sports Sciences, Specialization in Athletic Training, University of Florida
M.S. Exercise Science - Physical Education, Biomechanics, Ball State University
Ph.D. Health and Human Performance, Specialization in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine, University of Florida

Research Interests:
Range of motion and strength characteristics in professional baseball pitchers
Effectiveness of soft tissue mobilization techniques
Student success and retention at Colleges and Universities

Courses Taught:
ATH 314 Athletic Injury Assessment I and Lab 
ATH 315 Athletic Injury Assessment II and Lab 
ATH 330 Athletic Training Clinical IV 
ATH 420 Advanced Techniques in Athletic Training 
ATH 490 Athletic Training Internship