Athletics

Mission

To optimize the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and performance for athletes and physically active individuals across the lifespan.

Values

  • Community education and engagement
  • Safe and healthy participation in sport and exercise
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations

Research Focus

  • Identify and develop injury and sport-specific prevention and treatment strategies that improve patient outcomes and facilitate the transition back to athletic participation
  • Identify predictors of post-concussion recovery and deficits that may exist after return to athletic participation from these injuries
  • Develop and validate measures of biomechanical loading during sport-specific tasks using mobile technology to aid in rehabilitation, injury prevention and return to participation

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