Gregory D. Myer, PhD, FACSM, CSCS*D

Director of Research, Sports Medicine

Director, Human Performance Laboratory

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4366

Fax: 513-636-6374


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In the past six years, Greg co-authored more than 80 articles published in peer reviewed medical journals. In addition, he has published a book on plyometrics and power training for athletic performance enhancement and several book chapters related to performance enhancement and injury prevention training.

In 2004, Greg received the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Award and in 2010 The NCAA Research Award both from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. In 2005, the Journal of Athletic Training’s Clint Thompson Award recognized Greg for his work on defining the rationale behind development of ACL prevention strategies.

In the past year, the National Strength and Conditioning Association recognized Greg for outstanding research presentation and the National Athletic Training Association recognized him for his contributions to clinical advancements in the field. At 2010 American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting, Greg was awarded the Biomechanics Interest Group’s outstanding student research award in recognition of his doctoral work performed at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

In addition, Greg is serving or has served as a co-investigator on several nationally funded grants which have contributed nearly three million dollars in direct costs to his institution’s research agendas. Dr. Myer is a member of and lecturer to the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association and National Athletic Training Association and serves as an invited lecturer to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and American Physical Therapy Association.

Education and Training

BA: Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana, 1996.

MS: Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1998.

PhD: Rocky Mountain University, Provo, Utah 2010.

Postdoc: Ohio State University (Sports Medicine, Physiology and Cell Biology).



Neuromuscular Intervention Targeted to Mechanisms of ACL Load in Female Athletes. Co-Investigator. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Sep 2008 – Aug 2012.