(since 2014)



Hibberd EE, Laudner KG, Berkoff, D.J., Kucera KL, Yu B, Myers JB, Comparison of upper extremity physical characteristics between adolescent competitive swimmers and non-overhead athletes. Journal of Athletic Training. (In press).Hibberd EE, Oyama S, Myers JB, Increase in humeral retrotorsion accounts for age related increase in glenohumeral internal rotation deficit in youth/adolescent baseball players. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 42(4): 851-858, 2014.Hibberd EE, Oyama S, Tatman JA, Myers JB, Dominant-limb range of motion adaptation in collegiate baseball and softball players. Journal of Athletic Training. 49(4): 507-513, 2014.

Hibberd EE, Shutt CE, Oyama S, Blackburn JT, Myers JB, Physical contributors to glenohumeral internal rotation deficit in high school baseball players. Journal of Sport and Health Science. (In press).

Lisowski JK, Oyama S, Creighton RA, Prentice WE, Hibberd EE, Myers JB, The contribution of the biceps brachii on glenohumeral muscle activation. Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. 6(4): 179-188, 2014.

Matta P, Sawicki GS, Myers JB, Factors influencing ball-player impact probability in youth baseball. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. (In press).

Oyama S, Yu B, Padua DA, Blackburn JT, Myers JB, Effects of excessive lateral trunk tilt on pitching biomechanics and performance in high school baseball pitchers. American Journal of Sports Medicine 41(10): 2430-2438, 2014.

Oyama S, Yu B, Padua DA, Blackburn JT, Myers JB, Improper trunk rotation sequence is associated with on increased maximal shoulder external rotation angle and shoulder joint force during baseball pitching in high school baseball pitchers. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 42(9): 2089-2094, 2014.

Virag BJ, Hibberd EE, Oyama S, Padua DA, Myers JB, Prevalence of freestyle biomechanical errors in elite competitive swimmers. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 6(3): 218-224, 2014.


Begalle RL, Walsh MC, McGrath ML, Bolin MC, Blackburn JT, Padua DA. Ankle dorsiflexion displacement during landing is associated with initial contact kinematics but not joint displacement. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 31(4): 205-210, 2015.

Bell DR, Blackburn JT, Hackney AC, Marshall SW, Beutler AI, Padua DA. Jump landing biomechanics and knee laxity change across the menstrual cycle in females with ACL reconstruction. Journal of Athletic Training 49(2): 154-162, 2014.

Blackburn JT, Norcross MF. The effects of isometric and isotonic strength training on hamstring muscle stiffness. Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology 24(1):98-103, 2014.

Blackburn JT, Pamukoff DN, Sakr M, Vaughan AJ, Berkoff DJ. Whole body and local muscle vibration reduce artificially induced quadriceps arthrogenic inhibition. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 95(11): 2021-2028, 2015.

Blackburn JT, Pamukoff DN. Geometric and architectural contributions to hamstring musculotendinous stiffness. Clinical Biomechanics 29(1):105-110, 2014.

Carrow, S., Gerber, P.J., Cameron, K.L., Beutler, A.I., Marshall, S.W., DiStefano, L.J., de la Motte, S.J., Miller, J., Yunker, C.A., Padua, D.A. Risk of Lower Extremity Injury in a Military Cadet Population After a Supervised Injury Prevention Program. Journal of Athletic Training. In Press [Epub ahead of print].

Collins A, Blackburn JT, Olcott C, Jordan J, Singh B, Yu B, Weinhold P. A kinetic and kinematic analysis of the effect of stochastic resonance electrical stimulation and knee sleeve during gait in osteoarthritis of the knee. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 30(1): 104-112, 2014.

Dai B, Garrett WE, Gross MT, Padua DA, Queen RM, Yu B. The effects of 2 landing techniques on knee kinematics, kinetics, and performance during stop-jump and side-cutting tasks. American Journal of Sports Medicine 43(2):466-474, 2015.

Dill, K., Begalle, R., Frank, B., Zinder, S.M., Padua, D.A. Altered Knee and Ankle Kinematics During Squatting in those with Limited Weight-Bearing Lunge Ankle Dorsiflexion Motion. Journal of Athletic Training, 49(6):723-732, 2014.

Ericksen HM, Thomas AC, Gribble PA, Doebel SC, Pietrosimone BG. Immediate Effects of Real-time Feedback on Jump-landing Biomechanics. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2015 Feb;45(2):112-8.

Frank, B. Reigster-Mihalik, J. Padua, D. High Levels Of Coach Intent To Integrate A ACL Injury Prevention Program Into Training Does Not Translate To Effective Implementation. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. In Press.

Frank, B. Gilsdorf, C. Goerger, B. Padua, D. Neuromuscular Fatigue Alters Postural Control and Sagittal Plane Hip Biomechanics in Active Females With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 6(4):301-308, July 2014.

Goerger BM, Marshall SW, Beutler AI, Blackburn JT, Wilckens JH, Padua DA. Anterior cruciate ligament injury alters pre-injury lower extremity biomechanics in both the injured and uninjured leg: The JUMP-ACL Study. British Journal of Sports Medicine 49:188-195, 2015.

Grindstaff TL, Pietrosimone BG, Sauer LD, Kerrigan DC, Patrie JT, Hertel J, Ingersoll CD. Manual Therapy Directed at the Knee or Lumbopelvic Region does not Influence Quadriceps Spinal Reflex Excitability. Manual Therapy. 2014 Aug;19(4):299-305.

Harkey M, Luc B, Golightly Y, Thmoas A, Driban J, Hackney A, Pietrosimone B. Osteoarthritis-Related Biomarkers Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2015. Jan;23(1):1-12.
Harkey MS, Gribble PA, Pietrosimone BG. Effect of Disinhibitory Modalities on Voluntary Quadriceps Activation: A Systematic Review: Journal of Athletic Training. 2014. Jun;49(3):411-21.

Lepley AS, Bahhur NO, Murray AM, Pietrosimone BG. Quadriceps Corticomotor Excitability Following an Experimental Knee Joint Effusion. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy. 2015. Apr;23(4):1010-7.

Lepley AS, Ericksen HM, Sohn DH, Pietrosimone BG. Contributions of neural excitability and voluntary activation to quadriceps muscle strength following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee. 2014.Jun;21(3):736-42.

Lepley AS, Gribble PA, Thomas AC, Sohn DH, Tevald, MA, Pietrosimone B. A longitudinal evaluation of lower extremity biomechanics during stair ascent and descent before and 6-months following ACL reconstruction. Medicine and Science of Sport and Exercise. In Press.

Lepley AS, Gribble PA, Thomas AC, Tevald MA, Sohn DH, Pietrosimone BG. Quadriceps neural alterations in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed patients: A 6-month longitudinal investigation. Submitted for consideration to Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science of Sport. 2015 Feb 18. EPub ahead of print.

Luc B, Gribble PA, Pietrosimone BG. Osteoarthritis Prevalence following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Numbers Needed to Treat Analysis. Journal of Athletic Training. 2014 Nov-Dec;49(6):806-19.

Luc, BA, Lepley, AS, Tevald, MA, Gribble, PA, White, DB, Pietrosimone, BG. Reliability of Corticomotor Excitability in Leg and Thigh Musculature at 14 and 28 Days. Journal of Sports Rehabilitation. 2014, Nov; 23 (4):330-8. PMID: 24084315.

Mauntel TC, Clark MA, Padua DA. Effectiveness of myofascial release therapies on physical performance measurements: A systematic review. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care. 2014; 6(4): 189-196.

Mauntel TC, Frank BS, Begalle RL, Blackburn JT, Padua DA. Kinematic differences between those with and without medial Knee displacement during a single leg squat. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 30(6): 707-712, 2014.

Mauntel TC, Post EG, Padua DA, Bell DR. Sex differences during an overhead squat assessment. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 2014. Accepted for publication (March 2015).

McCann RS, Kosik K, Beard MQ, Terada M, Pietrosimone B, Gribble PA. Variations in Star Excursion Balance Test Performance between High School and Collegiate Football Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. March 2015. EPub Ahead of Print.

Norcross MF, Lewek MD, Padua DA, Shultz SJ, Weinhold PS, Blackburn JT. The influences of sex and posture on joint energetics during drop landings. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports 25(2): 166-175, 2015.
Padua DA, DiStefano LJ, Beutler AI, de la Motte SJ, DiStefano MJ, Marshall SW. The Landing Error Scoring System as a screening tool for anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention program in elite youth soccer athletes. Journal of Athletic Training. In Press [Epub ahead of print].

Pamukoff DN, Bell SE, Ryan ED, Blackburn JT. The Myotonometer is not a valid measurement tool for active hamstrings musculotendinous stiffness. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 2015 (In Press).

Pamukoff DN, Blackburn JT. Comparison of plantarflexor musculotendinous stiffness, geometry, and architecture in male runners with and without a history of tibial stress fracture. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 31(1): 41-47, 2015.

Pamukoff DN, Ryan ED, Blackburn JT. The acute effects of local muscle vibration frequency on peak torque, rate of torque development, and electromyography. Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology 24(6): 888-894, 2015.

Pietrosimone B, Blackburn JT, Golightly YM, Harkey MS, Luc BA, DeFreese JD, Padua DA, Jordan JM, Bennell KL. Knowledge and perceptions of posttraumatic osteoarthritis following knee injury by certified athletic trainers. Journal of Athletic Training, 2015 (In Press).

Pietrosimone B, Blackburn JT, Harkey MS, Luc BA, Pamukoff DN, Hart JM. Clinical Strategies for Addressing Muscle Weakness Following Knee Injury. Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2015 Apr;34(2):285-300.

Pietrosimone BG, Lepley AS, Ericksen HM, Clements A, Sohn D, Gribble PG. Neural Excitability Alterations After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Journal of Athletic Training. 2015. Apr 6. EPub ahead of print.

Pietrosimone BG, Lepley AS, Murray AM, Thomas AC, Bahhur NO, Schwartz TA. Changes in Voluntary Quadriceps Activation Predict Changes in Muscle Strength and Knee Biomechanics Following Knee Joint Effusion. Submitted for consideration to Clinical Biomechanics. 2014. Sep;29(8):923-9.

Pietrosimone BG, McLeod MM, Florea D, Gribble PA, Tevald MA. Immediate Increases in Quadriceps Corticomotor Excitability During an Electromyography Biofeedback Intervention. Submitted to Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2015. Apr;25(2):316-22.

Pietrosimone BG, Saliba SA, Thomas AC, Ingersoll CD. Relation between Quadriceps Strength and Self-Reported Physical Activity in People with Knee Osteoarthritis. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2014. May;9(3):320-328.

Schwane B, Goerger BM, Goto S, Blackburn JT, Aguilar AJ, Padua DA. Trunk and lower extremity kinematics in individuals with and without patellofemoral pain. Journal of Athletic Training, 2015 (In Press).

Tevald MA, Murray AM, Luc BA, Lai K, Sohn D, Pietrosimone B. Hip Abductor Strength in People with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Cross-sectional Study of Reliability and Association with Function. Knee. In Press.

Ward S, Pearce A, Bennell K, Clark R, Pietrosimone B, Bryant A. Can peripheral joint injury in humans contribute to neuroplasticity? Muscle and Nerve. 2015 Mar;51(3):327-32.


Cuğ M, Wikstrom EA. Learning effects associated with the least stable level of the biodex stability system during dual and single limb stance. J Sport Sci Med 2014; 13(2):387-392.

Gribble PA, Delahunt E, Bleakley C, Caulfield B, Docherty C, Fourchet F, Fong DTP, Hertel J, Hiller C, Kaminski T, McKeon P, Refshauge K, van der Wees P, Vicenzino B, Wikstrom EA. Selection criteria for patients with chronic ankle instability in controlled research: a position statement of the International Ankle Consortium. J Athl Train 2014;49(1): 121-127.

Harkey MS, McLeod MM, Wells A, Gribble PA, Tevald M, Pietrosimone BG. The Effects of an Anterior-to-Posterior Talar Mobilization on Neural Excitability, Dorsiflexion Range of Motion, and Dynamic Balance in Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability. Submitted to Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. June 2014. Nov;23(4):351-9.

Liu K, Gustavsen G, Wikstrom EA, Royer, T, Glutting J, Kaminski TW. Increased ligament thickness exists in unstable ankles as measured by musculoskeletal ultrasound. J Athl Train 2015;50(2):193-198.

McLeod MM, Gribble PA, Pietrosimone BG. Effects of Chronic Ankle Instability on Corticomotor and Spinal Reflexive Excitability of the Quadriceps and Fibularis Longus. Submitted for consideration to Journal of Athletic Training. In Press.

Terada M, Ball L, Pietrosimone B, Gribble PA. Altered Visual Focus on Sensorimotor Control in People with Chronic Ankle Instability. Journal of Sports Science. June 2015. EPub ahead of print.

Terada M, Bowker S, Thomas AC, Pietrosimone B, Hiller CE, Rice MS, Gribble PA. Alterations in stride-to-stride variability during walking in individuals with chronic ankle instability. Human Movement Science. Dec 29;40C:154-162.

Terada M, Harkey MS, Wells AM, Pietrosimone BG, Gribble PA. The influence of ankle dorsiflexion and self-reported patient outcomes on dynamic postural control in participants with chronic ankle instability. Gait Posture. 2014 May;40(1):193-197.

Terada M, Pietrosimone B, Gribble PA. Individuals with chronic ankle instability exhibit altered landing knee kinematics: potential link with the mechanism of loading for the anterior cruciate ligament. Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon). 2014 Dec;29(10):1125-30.
Terada M, Thomas AC, Pietrosimone B, Claire H, Samantha B, Gribble PA. The consequence of an ankle sprain of the deltoid ligament on physical and self-reported dysfunctions: a case study over a 5-month period. Journal of Orthopeadic & Sports Physical Therapy. Submitted March 2015.

Wikstrom EA, Brown CN. Minimum reporting standard for copers in chronic ankle instability research Sports Med 2014;44(2):251-268.

Wikstrom EA, Hubbard-Turner T, Woods SN, Guderian S, Turner MJ. Developing a mouse model of chronic ankle instability. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2015;47(4): 866-72.

Other Sports Medicine

Eckard TG, Lopez JA, Kaus AL, Aden JK. Home exercise program compliance of Service Members in the deployed environment: an observational cohort study. Military Medicine. 2015 Feburary;180(2): 186-91.

Hibberd EE, Hackney AC, Lane AR, Myers JB, Assessing biological maturity; chronological age and the pubertal development scale predict free testosterone in adolescent males. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. (In press).

Lynall RC, Mauntel TC, Padua DA, Mihalik JP. Acute lower extremity musculoskeletal injury rates increase following concussion in collegiate athletes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. Accepted for publication (May 2015).

Pietrosimone BG, Golightly YM, Mihalik JP, Guskiewicz KM. Concussion Frequency Associates with Musculoskeletal Injury in Retired NFL Players. Submitted for consideration to Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. April 2015. EPub ahead of print.

Roos KG, Kerr ZY., Golightly YM, Kucera KL, Myers JB, Marshal SW, Rosamond WD, Comstock DC. Descriptive epidemiology of overuse injuries in US college and high school athletes. American Journal of Sports Medicine. (In press).

Schmidt JD, Guskiewicz KM, Blackburn JT, Mihalik JP, Siegmund GP, Marshall SM. The influence of cervical muscle characteristics on head impact biomechanics in football. American Journal of Sports Medicine 42(9): 2056-2066, 2014.

Schmidt JD, Guskiewicz KM, Mihalik JP, Blackburn JT, Siegmund GP, Marshall SM. Does visual performance influence head impact severity among high school football athletes? Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 2015 (In Press).

General Exercise Science

Buckner SL, Jenkins NDM, Costa PB, Ryan ED, Herda TJ, Cramer JT. Comparing passive angle-torque curves from the triceps surae recorded simultaneously with a load cell apparatus versus an isokinetic dynamometer. Medical Engineering & Physics. 2015; 37:494-8.Burcal C, Wikstrom EA. The effect of instructions on postural-suprapostural interactions in three working memory tasks. Gait Posture 2014;40(2):310-314.Gill KF, Arthur ST, Swaine IL, Devereux GR, Huet YM, Wikstrom EA, Cordova ML, Howden R. Intensity-dependent reductions in resting blood pressure following short-term isometric exercise training. J Sports Sci 2015;33(6):616-621.Herda TJ, Costa PB, Walter AA, Ryan ED, Cramer JT. The time course of the effects of constant-angle and-torque stretching on the passive mechanical properties of the musculotendinous unit. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 2014; 24.

Herda TJ, Zuniga JM, Ryan ED, Camic CL, Bergstrom HC, Smith DB, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Housh TJ. The influence of electromyographic recording methods and the innervation zone on the mean power frequency-torque relationships. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2015; 25:423-30.

Melvin MN, Smith-Ryan AE, Wingfield HL, Ryan ED, Trexler ET, Roelofs EJ. Muscle characteristics and body composition of NCAA Division I football players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2014; 28: 3320-9.

Naugle K, Wikstrom EA. Active gaming: is it a helpful tool for fitness and conditioning? Strength Cond J 2014;36(2):39-44.

Naugle KE, Naugle KM, Wikstrom EA. Cardiovascular and affective outcomes of active gaming: using the Nintendo Wii as a cardiovascular training tool. J Strength Cond Res 2014: 28(2): 443-451.

Rosenberg JG, Ryan ED, Sobolewski EJ, Scharville MJ, Thompson BJ, King GE. Reliability of panoramic ultrasound imaging to simultaneously examine muscle size and quality of the medial gastrocnemius. Muscle & Nerve. 2014; 49:736-40.

Ryan ED, Everett KL, Smith DB, Pollner C, Thompson BJ, Sobolewski EJ, Fiddler RE. Acute effects of different volumes of dynamic stretching on vertical jump performance, flexibility, and muscular endurance. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 2014; 34: 485-92.

Ryan ED, Herda TJ, Costa PB, Herda AA, Cramer JT. Acute effects of passive stretching of the plantarflexor muscles on neuromuscular function: The influence of age. Age. 2014; 36: 9672-84.

Ryan ED, Rosenberg JG, Scharville MJ, Sobolewski EJ, Tweedell AJ, Kleinberg CR. Pennation angle does not influence the age-related differences in echo intensity of the medial gastrocnemius. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. 2015; 41: 618-21.

Smith CM, Housh TJ, Herda TJ, Zuniga JM, Ryan ED, Camic CL, Bergstrom HC, Smith DB, Weir JP, Cramer JT, Hill EC, Cochrane KC, Jenkins NDM, Schmidt RJ, Johnson GO. Effects of the innervation zone on the time and frequency domain parameters on the surface electromyographic signal. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2015; 25:565-70.

Smith-Ryan AE, Ryan ED, Fukuda DH, Costa PB, Cramer JT, Stout JR. The effect of creatine loading on neuromuscular fatigue in women. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2014; 46: 990-7.

Sobolewski EJ, Ryan ED, Thompson BJ, McHugh MP, Conchola EC. The influence of aging on the viscoelastic stretch response. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2014; 28: 1106-12.

Thompson BJ, Ryan ED, Herda TJ, Costa PB, Herda AA, Cramer JT. Age-related changes in the rate of muscle activation and rapid force characteristics. Age. 2014; 36: 839-49.

Thompson BJ, Ryan ED, Sobolewski EJ, Smith-Ryan AE. The association between dietary protein intake and maximal and explosive strength of the leg flexors in young and middle aged blue collar workers. Nutrition Research. 2015; 35: 280-6.

Thompson BJ, Ryan ED, Sobolewski EJ. The influence of occupation and age on maximal and rapid lower extremity strength. Applied Ergonomics. 2015; 50:62-7.

Wingfield HL, Smith-Ryan AE, Melvin MN, Roelofs EJ, Trexler ET, Hackney AC, Ryan ED. The acute effect of exercise modality and nutrition manipulations on post exercise resting energy expenditure and respiratory exchange ratio in women. Sports Medicine – Open. 2015; 2:11.