Kyeongtak Song, PhD, ATC joined the University of Kentucky in July 2020 as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition. He received a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Leisure Studies from Yonsei University in South Korea and Master of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Song completed his PhD in Human Movement Science with a focus in Biomechanics and post-doctoral training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
His research is focused on understanding the mechanism of developing chronic ankle instability and ankle post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis after ankle injury. He has also focused on developing more effective intervention strategies to improve function associated with acute and chronic ankle sprains and prevent post-traumatic osteoarthritis.