Prevention, Treatment, Rehabilitation & Performance: Powered by Science
The UK Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI) is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary research center focused on four domains of prevention, performance, treatment, and rehabilitation, specializing in musculoskeletal, neurobehavioral, and physiological/metabolic health.
The mission of the SMRI is to achieve optimal health through research, performance and wellness, and community outreach by improving the health and wellness of citizens of the Commonwealth, athletes, tactical athletes, and physically active individuals suffering from orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic injuries.
Research focusing on athletes, military personnel, and physically active individuals across age and physical activity spectrums, SMRI explores strategies to minimize injury risk, optimize physical performance, and improve treatment and rehabilitation techniques. Test models include those specific to musculoskeletal injury risk mitigation and treatment, performance and therapeutic nutrition, fatigue, sleep and stress, concussion diagnosis and rehabilitation, healthy aging, and women’s health.
For over 25 years, faculty from the Sports Medicine Research Institute has:
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720 Sports Center Drive
Lexington, KY 40506