Graduate Faculty

Bill Pitney

William A. Pitney, III, EdD, ATC, FNATA

Professor

Area:  Athletic Training

Office:  Anderson 230

Phone:  (815) 753-1163

Fax:  (815) 753-1413

Email:  wpitney@niu.edu


Education

  • Ed.D. Northern Illinois University, Adult Continuing Education
  • M.S. Eastern Michigan University, Physical Education
  • B.S. Indiana State University, Physical Education (with Specialization in Athletic Training)

Research Interests

  • Professional development, administration and management, and professional socialization in athletic training practice settings
  • Athletic Training Education

Recent Scholarly Activities

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • Mazerolle, S.M., Pitney, W.A., & Goodman, A. (In-Press; 2013). Retention factors for head athletic trainers in the NCAA Division I collegiate setting. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training.
  • Weuve, C., Mazerolle, S.M., Martin, M. & Pitney, W.A. (In-Press). A review of workplace bullying with implications for athletic training occupational and educational settings. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training.
  • Weuve, C., Pitney, W.A., Martin, M., & Mazerolle, S.M. (In-Press; 2013). Experiences of workplace bullying among athletic trainers in the collegiate setting. Journal of Athletic Training.
  • Weuve, C., Pitney, W.A., Martin, M., & Mazerolle, S.M. (In-Press; 2013). Perceptions of workplace bullying among athletic trainers in the collegiate setting. Journal of Athletic Training.
  • Pitney, W.A., Mazerolle, S.M. (2012). Organizational socialization of athletic trainers working in the clinical context. Athletic Training and Sport Health Care, 4(6), 265-274.

Funded Projects:

  • Pitney, W.A., Weuve, C. (March 15, 2013). The Experiences and Perceptions of Workplace Bullying Among Athletic Trainers in the Secondary School Setting. Grant submitted to the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) in January, 2013 for 1,450.00. Fully funded.
  • Pitney, W.A., & Abdenour, T.E. (March 1, 2011). A Qualitative Examination of the Socialization Experiences of Athletic Trainers Working in Professional Sport Settings. Submitted to the National Basketball Athletic Trainers’ Association for 2,500.00. Fully Funded.

Courses Taught

  • KNPE 264 - Principles of Injury Prevention and Care
  • KNPE 326 - Therapeutic Modalities and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • KNPE 474 - General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training
  • KNPE 491 - Therapeutic Exercise