Nydia L. Cabra


Visiting Instructor Athletic Training & Rehabilitative Science

Office: Nursing Building #229
E-mail: cabra@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 832-3978

  • Educational Degrees

    • Doctorate of Athletic Training - In Progress: A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZ
    • Master of Education - Exercise Science: Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State) in San Marcos, TX
    • Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology/Biology: University of Texas at El Paso, in El Paso, TX
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    • K-12 for 1994 through 2012
    • Physical Education
    • Test remediation for TAAS and TAKS
    • Special Education: Adapted Physical Education
    • Secondary School Athletic Trainer
    • American Heart Association and American Red Cross Instructor
  • Courses Taught

    • 2011 and 2016 as Adjunct
      • Introduction to Patient Care
      • Emergency Aspects in Athletic Training
    • 2017 to Present as Visiting Instructor
      • Introduction to Patient Care
      • Pathology of Body Systems
  • Professional Memberships

    • National Athletic Trainers Association
    • Southwest Athletic Trainers Association
    • Alamo Area Athletic Trainers Association
    • Texas State Athletic Trainer's association
    • Association of Texas Professional Educators Association- not currently renewed
  • Awards and Accomplishments

    • 2003: Texas Girl Coaches Association - All Start Athletic Trainer
    • 2005: Finalist Teacher of the Year Schertz Elementary
    • 2017: Nominated for the UIW Presidential Teaching Award
  • Certifications/Licenses

    • Athletic Trainer Certification -National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification, Inc. (NATABOC)
    • Licensed Athletic Trainer - Texas
    • First Aid, CPR, AED, Basic Life Support Instructor - American Red Cross