Chiropractic Student Clubs
Chiropractic student clubs help students learn more about specific chiropractic techniques and philosophy in faculty-sponsored clubs– like Upper Cervical, Gonstead, Blair–as well as being involved with national and international groups such as New Beginnings, WCCS and SABCA. Club information and documents are available in Blackboard.
See meeting days below. Click on name of club for mission and purpose. Clubs meet at 11 am during the break unless otherwise noted.
- Activator – Wednesday, Room HC 10
- AK – Applied Kinesiology – Wednesday, Room 37A
- AMPED – Tuesday, OC-3
- Blair Club – TBD
- Diversified – TBD
- Gonstead – Tuesday, Room 37B
- Little Spines – Monday , Room 40
- NSA – Network Spinal Analysis – Friday, Room 37A
- Neurology – TBD
- Palpation – Wednesday, Room 37A
- Results/Pierce – TBD
- SOT – Sacro occipital Technique – Wednesday, Room 37A
- Sherman College Sports Council – Thursday, Room HC5
- TRT (Torque Release) – Wednesday, Room 37A
- Upper Cervical – Wednesday, Room 36B
National / International Organizations
- IFCO – International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations
Monday, Room 43
- New Beginnings Philosophy Club – Thursday, Room 40
- SABCA – Student Association of Black Chiropractors of America TBD
- WCCS – World Congress of Chiropractic Students
Wednesdays, Room 26C
- Athletic – 1st & 3rd Tuesday, Room 38
- Christian Chiropractic – Friday, Room OC3
- Chiropractic Student Government (CSG) – 2nd & 4th Monday
- Maximized Living – Thursday @ 11 am, Room 38
- Soccer – TBD
|38||1 & 3 Tuesdays
Chiropractic 11 am
Mission-To introduce and educate students on Activator Methods technique.
Purpose/Objective- To locate, analyze and correct vertebral subluxations through the use of low force instrumentation. To introduce Activator Methods, components of an activator scan, leg checks, the activator adjusting instrument and allow students time to practice in a supervised setting.
AK – Applied Kinesiology
Mission-To spread campus awareness of AK and to train students in the philosophy, art and science of applied kinesiology.
Purpose/Objective-To share the philosophy, art and science of applied kinesiology and the concepts of styles of chiropractic based off of applied kinesiology as its foundation.
Mission-To improve fitness, build leadership skills, and to strengthen relationships between students outside of the classroom through various extracurriulcar activies that may also positivity represent the school in the community.
Chiropractic Student Government
Mission-To provide a formal, organized forum that empowers students to act as leaders representing the interest of the student body.
Purpose/Objective-To build leadership skills and relationships among students as they work within the goverance process to address the needs of the student body. To serve as the liason between the student body and the administration by representing the student interest. Membership is composed of students from all academic quarters and is open to all interested students. CSG has the responsibility for oversight of all campus clubs. CSG has the responsibilty of providing opportunities to enhance the graduate student life experience at Sherman College.
To provide a place of Christian fellowship, representing Christ and serving one another on the campus of Sherman College. Personal faith in Jesus Christ and the Bible as God’s Word is the basis of our fellowship.
Mission-To provide the student chiropractor with a thorough comprehension of the chiropractic principles, philosophy, science and art through the Gonstead technique system.
Purpose/Objective- To perform with complete courage,a technique to find and fix, by hand only, a vertebral subluxation.
IFCO – International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations
Mission-To support and advance the practice of chiropractic that is exclusive for the location, analysis, and correction of vertebral subluxation because vertebral subluxation, in and of itself, is a detriment to the fullest expression of life.
Purpose/Objective-To help train students to be able to communicate effectively the philosophy of chiropractic to future practice members, and to become leaders and experts in the field of chiropractic.
Network Spinal Analysis
Mission-To spread campus awareness of Network Spinal Analysis technique and to educate and train students in the philosophy, art and science of NSA.
Purpose/Objective-To educate students about NSA, to create a relationship between Sherman College and certified NSA practitioners in the field, to provide a forum for speakers on NSA, to support the continued knowledge and training received from NSA seminars,and to organize and promote student participation in NSA seminars and events.
New Beginnings Philosophy
Mission-Bringing Philosophy to Practice and Success.
Purpose/Objective-Using Chiropractic principles in practice to help preserve the philosophy. Further our knowledge of the chiropractic principles and how they can be used in practice.
Mission: To provide an opportunity for Sherman College students to learn about, review, and practice the art and skill of palpation.
Purpose/Objective:To introduce student in quarters 1-2 to techniques of palpation. To provide an opportunity for students of quarters 3 & up to review and practice techniques of palpation.To enhance the skills of Sherman students in adjusitng by increasing specificity regarding contact points, analysis, etc.
To help recruit, encourage, and support black persons to study chiropractic. The organization encourages research and development of the science, philosophy, and art of chiropractic. It also donates time and service to health clinics, provides community education and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and experience among Doctors of Chiropractic
Sherman College Sports Council
Mission-To create and provide high quality opportunities for students to supplement their chiropractic education by experiencing first hand patient centered evidence-based management of on and off field athletic injuries.
Purpose/Objective-The sports council is a student driven group charged with creating and providing quality educational experiences to student members of the college. Experiences will be centered around evidence-based management of athletic injuries.
Purpose/Objective-The purpose of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students is to advance and unite the global chiropractic profession through inspiration, integrity and leadership.
Mission of Sherman chapter-To represent SCC and straight chiropractic at the annual world congress. To keep the student body informed of current WCCS events. To be a source of communication between all affliliated WCCS colleges to advance straight chiropractic in WCCS.