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Charles Wilbert Turner
|Dr. Charles W. Turner|
Charles Wilbert Turner, DC
|Died||April 21, 1983|
|Occupation||Chiropractic Physician Trainer|
|Years active||1920's to 1980's|
|Known for||Sports Doctor, and "Trainer"|
Charles Wilbert "Doc" Turner, DC,ND, DO, D.Sc., OMD  1895 - 1983 was a legend in Sports Chiropractic circles. As one of the early pioneers to break into working with college teams and pro athletes. Despite his obvious erudition, he accepted the title of "trainer" to be with the sportsmen he loved. "Doc" Turner was the LIU athletics trainer during the 1970's. He worked as a trainer for nearly 60 years, including a tenure as trainer for the New York Nets.
Turner worked every Olympics from 1928 to 1976, and was a trainer in the Negro Leagues, as well as trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters for five years. He lectured in Israel, Venezuela, Jamaica and throughout Europe. 
- "Proc. of the Virtual LAF conference". 2/9/2004. http://www.google.com/search?q=Charles+W.+%27Doc%27+Turner&hl=en&source=lnms&ei=-I-HT5ybHePi0QGIiPnECA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=1&ved=0CC4Q_AUoAA&biw=1475&bih=812#hl=en&sugexp=cqn%2Cfixedpos%3Dfalse%2Cboost_normal%3D20%2Cboost_high%3D1000&gs_nf=1&gs_mss=%22Charles%20W.%20Turner%2C%20D%22&pq=%22dr.%20charles%20w.%20%20turner%22&cp=22&gs_id=lr&xhr=t&q=%22Charles%20W.%20Turner%2C%20DC%22&pf=p&sclient=psy-ab&oq=%22Charles+W.+Turner,+DC%22&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_l=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=1770b6b78f7fc72c&biw=1475&bih=812.
- "Charles (Doc) Turner Dies; Athletic Trainer for 60 Years". 21st Apr, 1983. http://www.nytimes.com/1983/04/21/obituaries/charles-doc-turner-dies-athletic-trainer-for-60-years.html.
- "Hall of Fame". National Athletic Trainer's Hall of Fame. 1975. http://www.nata.org/HallofFame/index.htm#82.
- "LIU Hall of Fame". 2002. http://www.liuathletics.com/hof.aspx?hof=47&path=&kiosk=.