Faculty at the Sports Medicine and Concussion Center are committed to pursuing clinically based research centered on improving outcomes from sports-related injury.

Fellows, residents and medical students are active participants in all phases of research projects and regularly present at scientific meetings. Our center uses a team-based, collaborative approach to define and explore important issues in clinical sports medicine. Utilizing this structured approach, we continuously assess a variety of outcomes across the care continuum to improve the quality of patient care.

Selected Publications

  • Massingale S, Alexander A, Gerkin R, et al. Gaze stability in the elite athlete: A normative observational study. J Vestib Res. 2019;29(5):221-228.
    DOI: 10.3233/VES-190678.
  • Nalepa B, Alexander A, Schodrof S, Bernick C, Pardini J. Fighting to keep a sport safe: Toward a structured and sport-specific return to play protocol. Phys Sportsmed. 2017;45(2):145-150. DOI: 10.1080/00913847.2017.1288544.
  • Massingale S, Alexander A, Erickson S, et al. Comparison of uninjured and concussed adolescent athletes on the concussion balance test (COBALT). J Neurol Phys Ther. 2018;42(3):149-154. DOI: 10.1097/NPT.0000000000000225.
  • Massingale S, Alexander A, Erickson S, et al. Assessing balance in an athletic population: Normative data for the concussion balance test. IJATT. 2018;23(3):96-100. DOI: 10.1123/ijatt.2017-0042.