Research Information


 

EATA Supported Research Grant Program


In order to provide a practical approach to utilizing the results of the research that is being conducted in the field of athletic training, the EATA Executive Board has approved the Marjorie A. King Research to Reality presentation at the Annual Meeting.  The goal is to bring in a well- known researcher in the field to explain how various research findings can be put to practical use in the clinical setting.

 

Video about Marjorie King


Current Winners:
Graduate- Kelly Hoots, Moravian College, Pre-Participation Dance Screening Predictors of Injury in Collegiate Dancers
Undergraduate- Juliana Romero, Kean University, Displaced Fracture of Distal Phalanx with Flexor Tendon Rupture: Level 3 Case Study

2006
Graduate- Jamie Mansell, Temple University
Undergraduate- Kathyrn Manger, Quinnipiac University

2007
Graduate- David Stearne, Temple University
Undergraduate- Scott Atkin, Marist College

2008
Graduate- Kathryn Hemsley, Temple University
Undergraduate- John Angus, Quinnipiac University

2009
Graduate- Holly Emmanuel, University of Connecticut
Undergraduate- Michelle Tropeano, Marist College

2010
Graduate- Alan Needle, University of Delaware
Undergraduate- Bethany Ames – Southern Connecticut State University

2011
Graduate- Giampietro Vairo, MS, ATC, Pennsylvania State University
Undergraduate- Kelly Greenway, King's College

2012
Graduate- Richard J. Boergers, MS, ATC, Seton Hall University
Undergraduate- Jason Polakowski, Southern Connecticut State University

2013
Graduate- Jane McDevitt, Temple University
Undergraduate- Kaylan Rhoades, Marist College

2014
Graduate- Stephanie Clines, University of Connecticut
Undergraduate- Phillip Stamatis, Marist College

2015
Graduate- Nicole Taranto, University of Connecticut
Undergraduate- Jessica Scott, Quinnipiac University

2016
Graduate- Jessica Barrett, ATC, University of Connecticut
Undergraduate- Rachel Dean, Marist College

2017
Graduate- Kelcey Holcomb, ATC, Moravian College
Undergraduate- Amy Bednarek, University of Delaware

2018
Graduate- Kelly Hoots, Moravian College
Undergraduate- Juliana Romero, Kean University

Current Winners:
Graduate- Marissa Breymeier, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate- Katelyn Morrie, Stony Brook University

2002 
Graduate- Marirose Radelet, University of Virginia
Undergraduate- Tara Kozulko, University of Connecticut

2003 
Graduate- James Onate, Boston University
Undergraduate- Jennifer Gleisner, Salisbury State University

2004
Graduate- Michael Higgins, University of Delaware
Undergraduate- Stacy Bonnanno, Quinnipiac University

2005
Graduate- Erin Arlinghaus, Arcadia University
Undergraduate- Lacey Wismer, Quinnipiac University

2006
Graduate- Akshay V. Patel University of Southern Connecticut
Undergraduate- Sarah J. Metivier, University of New Hampshire

2007
Graduate- Lydia Benjamin, Temple University
Undergraduate- Kristin Littzi, King’s College

2008
Graduate- Matthew Hamilton, Canisius College
Undergraduate- Megan Finn, Quinnipiac University

2009
Graduate- Naoya Sato, Temple University
Undergraduate- Camille Valvano, King’s College

2010
Graduate- Jane McDevitt – Temple University
Undergraduate- Brian Bremmer - Quinnipiac University

2011
Graduate- Jamie Musler - Northeastern University
Undergraduate- Katherine Frick - Lynchburg College

2012
Graduate- Laura Stephenson, Stony Brook University
Undergraduate- Matthew Almeida, Southern Connecticut State University

2013
Graduate- Caitlin Ryan, Temple  University
Undergraduate- Christopher Loy, Springfield College

2014
Graduate- Christianne Barrone, ATC, University of Connecticut
Undergraduate- Sarah Goldstein, University of Connecticut

2015
Graduate- Nicole Cattano PhD, ATC, Temple University
Undergraduate- Mary Lynn Manduca, Quinnipiac University

2016
Graduate- Paul Cacolice, ATC, Duquesne University
Undergraduate- Tara Condon, Ithaca College

2017
Graduate- Kelly Cheever, ATC, Temple University
Undergraduate- Jake Powell, Ithaca College

2018
Graduate- Marissa Breymeier, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate- Katelyn Morrie, Stony Brook University

Current Winner:
Lindsey Keenan, PhD, ATC, West Chester University
“Validation of Self-Report Depression Screening tools in Collegiate Student-Athletes.”

 

2000
Jennifer Earl, Penn State
Biomechanical effects of the protonics brace in healthy subjects

Publication: Earl JE, Piazza SJ, & Hertel J. (2004). The protonics knee brace unloads the quadriceps muscles in healthy subjects. Journal of Athletic Training, 39(1), 44-49. PMID:15085211  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15085211

2001
Todd A. Evans, MA, ATC, CSCS, Penn State
Postural Control and Self-Reported Functional Status Before and After Lateral Ankle Sprains in Athletes

Publication:Evans TA, Hertel J, Sebastianelli WJ. (2004). Bilateral Deficits in Postural Control Following Lateral Ankle Sprain. Foot & Ankle International, 25(11): 833-839. PMID:15574245  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15574245

2002
Michael G. Dolan, MA, ATC, Canisius College
Effects of Ibuprofen and High Voltage Electrical Stimulation on Edema Formation following Blunt Trauma to the Hind Limb of Rats

Publication: Dolan MG, Graves P, Nakazawa C, Delano T, Hutson A, Mendel FC. (2005). Ibuprofen and high voltage electrical stimulation curb edema formation following impact injuries to hind limbs of rats. Journal of Athletic Training, 40(2) 111-115.  PMID:15970957  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1150224/
**Winner of Kenneth L. Knight Award Outstanding Original Research to appear in  the Journal of Athletic Training, 2005

2003
No grant awarded

2004
Lennart Johns, PhD, ATC, Quinnipiac University. 
ERA and BNR Analysis of Ultrasound Heads

2005
Ryan T. Tierney, PhD, ATC, Temple University
Gender differences in head acceleration and dynamic stabilization during soccer heading with and without soccer headgear

Publication: Tierney RT,Higgins M, Caswell S, Brady J, McHardy K, Driban J, & Darvish K. (2008). Sex differences in head acceleration during soccer heading with and without headgear.  Journal of Athletic Training. 43(6);578-584. PMCID:PMC2582549  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2582549/

2006

Mary Beth Gilliam, ATC, University of Delaware
Postural Sway and Neuropsychological Performance Following an Acute Bout of Soccer Heading 

2007
Brian Pietrosimone, University of Virginia
The Effect of Cryotherapy and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on Treating Arthrogenic Muscle Inhibition of the Quadriceps

Publication: Pietrosimone BG, Hart JM, Saliba SA, Hertel J, Ingersoll CD. Immediate Effects of TENS and Focal Knee Joint Cooling on Quadriceps Activation. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 2009;41(6): 1175-1181. PMID:19461552  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=19461552

2008
Stephanie Mazerolle, PhD, ATC, University of Connecticut   
Promotion of work and family balance among division I athletic trainers 

Publication: Mazerolle SM, Pitney WA, Casa DJ, & Pagnotta KD. (2011). Assessing strategies to manage work and life balance of athletic trainers working in the NCAA Division 1 Setting. Journal of Athletic Training, 46(2)194-205. PMID:21391805  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=21391805

2009
Jason Scibek, PhD, ATC, Duquesne University
Establishing a Reliable Method of Measuring Scapular AP Tilt

Anne Russ, ATC, Temple University
Neuropsychological Influences on Neuromuscular Activation

2010
Alan Needle, MS, ATC, CSCS, University of Delaware
Force Sense and Reactive Stiffening in Patients with Unstable Ankles and Potential Copers

2011
Eric Swartz, PhD, ATC, University of New Hampshire
Football facemask, helmet, and shoulder pad equipment designs: Effects on acute airway and cardiovascular care in medical emergencies

2012
Jane McDevitt, MS, ATC, CSCS, Temple University
N-Methyl-D-Aspartic Acid Receptor Subunit NR2A Polymorphism and Sport Concussion

2013
Stephanie Mazzerole, PhD, ATC, University of Connecticut
A Comparison of Organizational Infrastructure on the Quality of Life of the Athletic Trainer

Grant Norte,MEd, ATC, University of Viginia
Central and Peripheral nervous system adaptations across the spectrum of ACL injury and reconstruction.

2014
John Luke Pryor, MS, ATC, CSCS, University of Connecticut
"Effectiveness of an Intermittent Heat Exposure Protocol to Maintain Heat Acclimation"

2015
Cameron Powden, MSEd, ATC, Old Dominion University
"The Evaluation of Response Shift and Functional Outcomes Following a 4-Week Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Program in Individuals with Chronic Ankle Instability"

2016
David R. Howell, PhD, ATC, Boston Children’s Hospital
“The Assessment of Blood Serum Biomarkers, Neurophysiological Function, and Balance Control after Concussion in Collegiate Athletes”

2017
Lindsey Keenan, PhD, ATC, West Chester University
“Validation of Self-Report Depression Screening tools in Collegiate Student-Athletes.”