Stephanie Jevas

Stephanie Jevas

Director, Athletic Training Program and Professor of Professional Practice
Rickel 172 N | 817-257-5733

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University of Houston, Houston, TX (August, 2004)
Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology/Emphasis in Motor Behavior & Psychological Aspects of Movement
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI (August, 1994)
Master of Arts Degree in Physical Education/Athletic Training
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (May, 1993)
BS in Health Education/Community Health Option

Courses Taught

KINE 20313: Foundations of Sport Injuries
KINE 20303: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KINE 30303: Orthopedic Assessment I (Lower Extremity
KINE 40301: Senior Seminar (Athletic Training)
KINE 40523: Therapeutic Modalities (WEM)

Areas of Focus

Psychosocial aspects of injury and rehabilitation; Interprofessional education and practice

Tometz, M., Jevas, S., Esposito, P., & Annaccone, A. (2021). Validation of Internal and External Load Metrics in NCAA DI Women’s Beach Volleyball. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Martin, S., Alexander, G., Fisher, K., Jenschke, M. Jevas, S. (2021). Evaluation of Mental Health Effects of a Mindfulness Workshop with Health Professions Students. Journal of Allied Health; 50:3; 87-90.

Kato, K., Jevas, S., Culpepper, D. (2011). Disorder eating and body image disturbances in NCAA Division I and III female athletes. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 15. Retrieved at division-i-and-iii-female-athletes.

Culpepper, D.O., Jevas, S., & Archer, K. (2009). Metamotivational profiles of eating characteristics and body image in athletes. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport: Peer Reviewed Abstracts of Completed Research, 80(1), A88.

Jevas, S. (2005). Burnout in Texas division 4A and 5A high school athletic trainers from a Reversal Theory perspective. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport: Peer Reviewed Abstracts of Completed Research, 76(1), A100.

Culpepper, D., Jevas, S., & Perkins, H. (2004). Predicting symptoms of depression based on self-reported levels of physical activity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport: Peer Reviewed Abstracts of Completed Research, 75(1), A-89.

Watson, J., Hawley, D., Fisher, K., Jevas, S., Jackson, D.L. (March 2022). Developing Intrinsic Motivation in IPE: Application of the Self-Determination Theory. Poster presentation accepted for the National Academies of Practice (NAP) 2022 Annual Meeting & Forum.

Bagley, M., Schroeder, K., & Jevas, S. (Spring, 2021). Developing, Implementing, and Assessing a Multisite, General Medical Learning Experience Through Telemedicine. Plenary Session at the Athletic Trainers Educators’ Conference (Virtual).

Watson, J., Jevas, S., Jackson, D.L., Fisher, K., Drulia, T. (Spring, 2021). Teamwork in Concussion Management: F2F vs.Virtual Student Training. Virtual poster presentation for the National Academies of Practice (NAP) 2021 Annual Meeting & Forum (Virtual).

Jackson, D.L., Jevas, S., Orwig, T., Watson, J., Yarbrough, L., (December 2020). Conducting an IPE Common Reading Experience. Presentation at the Texas IPE Consortium-Excellence in Virtual IPE Learning Today for a Better Healthcare Tomorrow.

Watson, J., Jevas, S., Jackson, D.L., Timson, B., Willis, J. (Spring, 2020). Strengthening teamwork in concussion management: a hybrid interprofessional student training. Poster presentation accepted for the National Academies of Practice (NAP) 2020 Annual Meeting & Forum, San Diego, CA (Virtual).

Martin, S., Alexander, G., Fisher, K., Jenschke, M. Jevas, S. (2020) Effects of a Mindfulness Workshop on Self-Compassion and Perceived Stress in Helping Professions Students. Poster presentation accepted for the American College Health Association, Chicago, IL (Virtual)

Schwarz, B., Carroll, C., Bell, K., Rangel, J.M., Combs, S., Allender, L., Jevas, S., Stevenson, J., Jackson, D.L., Gibson, C. (2019). Helping Students Understand the Relevance of IP Collaboration Using a Regional Population Health Crisis: A Story of Maternal Mortality in Texas. National Academies of Practice (NAP) 2019 Annual Meeting & Forum, Washington DC.

National Athletic Trainers’ Association: Certified Athletic Trainer since 1995 (#079502540)
Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers: Licensed Athletic Trainer since 1994 (AT #1552)
National Provider Identifier (NPI) Number: 1508074501
Myofascial Decompression Certified
Tecnica Gavilan: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (February 2013)
TeamSTEPPS Instructor Training (April 2014)
American Heart Association: BLS Instructor
American Heart Association: Healthcare Provider (CPR & AED) Myofasical Decompression Techniques Level 1; MFD (December 2016)

National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)
Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (SWATA)
Texas State Athletic Trainers’ Association (TSATA)
North Texas Athletic Trainers’ Association (NTATS)
National Academies of Practice (NAP)

NATA Post-Professional Education Committee (PPEC): District VI Representative
NAP AT Academy Nominating Committee
SWATA Student Leadership and Development Committee: Competency Workshop

• Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Athletic Training (2020)
• Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences Dean’s Teaching Award (2019)
• North Texas Athletic Trainers’ Society (NTATS) Aubry Fisk Exemplary Service Award (2019)
• Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association Frank Medina Award (Outstanding Service to SWATA) (2019)
• Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) Outstanding Professional Level Research Poster Presenter. The role of personality, eating characteristics, and sport on depressive symptoms in division I and division III collegiate athletes. TAHPERD 8th Annual Convention, Corpus Christi, TX (December, 2008).