The University of Arkansas athletic training staff makes up one of the top
collegiate sports medicine programs in the nation. Arkansas provides both
a qualified staff and the resources necessary to care for student-athletes
with the most up-to-date treatment techniques to prevent and rehabilitate
The University of Arkansas' Sports Medicine staff is supervised by assistant
athletic director Julie Cain, ATC. Cain oversees a staff that includes two
full-time assistants, two graduate assistants and between 15 and 20 student
The Lady Razorbacks utilize the Barnhill Arena facilities which include
the main training room and weight room, staff offices and an exam room that
allows the physicians to come directly to the athletes for treatment.
The Barnhill facility has gone through several changes since Cain's arrival.
In addition to expanding the space allotted for the training room, Cain has
added staff and several new pieces of equipment to provide state-of-the-art
treatment for Lady Razorback athletes.
Cain and the Lady Razorbacks' most recent renovation to the Barnhill Training
Room is a hydrotherapy room. This space features hot and cold jacuzzi spas
aiding athletes in rehabilitation and recovery. In addition, an AcuVision
1000 trainer has been added. The AcuVision 1000 is beneficial to visual and
eye/hand training, focusing on reaction, concentration, tracking and peripheral
The Lady Razorbacks also have access to a satellite facility in Bud Walton
Arena. Used primarily by the women's basketball team, the Bud Walton facility
features a full-size whirlpool and additional weight room for athletes.