Wittner Ara resizedAra Wittwer, MS, VATL, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer – Poquoson High School
Affiliated with Hampton Roads Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine

• Received Master’s degree in Exercise Science from University of Toledo

• While at University of Toledo, completed Master’s thesis: “The Effect of Chronic Ankle Instability on Lower Extremity Frontal-plane Kinematics and Plantar Pressure During a Dynamic Postural Control Task”

• Received Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Northern Michigan University

• At Northern Michigan University, completed her Senior Project on the topic “Athletic Training: Career or Stepping Stone?”

• Prior to joining Bon Secours In Motion, worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer at Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School in Oregon OH and completed internships at Nike Sports Camps and Daytona State College

• In June 2012, nationally presented “Intra-rater and Inter-rater Reliability of the Five Image Based Criteria of the Foot Posture Index-6” at the annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, St. Louis, MO



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