Eleanor (Nora) Beltz, PhD, ATC, CSCS, NASM-CES is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Athletic Training. Dr. Beltz’s goal is to develop compassionate medical professionals that can work effectively within the healthcare team. Prior to coming to Emory & Henry College, she was an instructor in the Professional Athletic Training Program at the University of Connecticut and has previously worked as an athletic trainer in both the collegiate and high school settings. She currently resides in Marion, VA and loves doing anything outdoors with her dog Bella.
- 2018 Doctor of Philosophy, Kinesiology-Exercise Science, University of Connecticut
- 2018 Certificate in Foundations of Public Health, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
- 2016 Certificate in College Instruction, University of Connecticut
- 2010-2011 Integrated Clinical Sports Medicine Residency, New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute
- 2010 Master of Science, Athletic Training, Plymouth State University
- 2005 Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Colby College
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
- Corrective Exercise Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine
Dr. Beltz’s research interests result from her experience as a clinically-oriented athletic trainer, focusing on identifying improved methods for the prevention of sport injury and translating best-practice preventive training programs into clinical athletic training.
DiStefano LJ, Beltz EM, Root HJ, Martinez JC, Houghton A, Taranto N, McConnell E, Pearce K, Muscat C, Boyle S, Trojian TH. Sport-Sampling Improves Neuromuscular Control in Youth Athletes. Sports Health. 2017; 10(2): 160-168.
Swartz EE, Mihalik JP, Beltz NM, Day MA, Decoster LC. Facemask Removal is Safer than Helmet Removal for Emergent Airway Access in American Football. The Spine Journal. 2014; 14(6):996-1004.