Catherine C. Quatman-Yates, PT, DPT, PhD

Physical Therapist III, Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy

Evidence-Based Practice Coordinator, Division of Occupational and Physical Therapy

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3136

Fax 513-636-0516



Sports and orthopaedic injuries


Mild traumatic brain injury; complexity science; lower extremity injury; evidence synthesis and translation

BS: Sports Administration, minors in Psychology and Communications, Edinboro University, 2002.

MS: Sports and Exercise Management, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2004.

PhD: Sport and Exercise Sciences, Sociology Emphasis in Network Theory and Analysis, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2006.

DPT: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2010.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2010-2012.

American Psychological Association Advanced Training Institute, Nonlinear Methods, 2011.

PS2/KL2 Scholars Program.

American Medical Informatics Association 10 x 10 Course, 2016.

Intermediate Improvement Science Series (I2S2), The James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2016-2017.

View PubMed Publications

Quatman-Yates CC, Cupp A, Gunsch C, Haley T, Vaculik S, Kujawa D. Physical Rehabilitation Interventions for mTBI: A Systematic Review. Physical Therapy Journal. 2016.

Kurowski BG, Wade S, Quatman-Yates CC, Gubanich P, Altaye M, Hugentobler J, Taylor J. Aerobic exercise for adolescents with prolonged symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2016.

Hugentobler JA, Slater R, Paterno MV, Riley MA, Gupta, Quatman-Yates. The effect of age on post-concussive postural control. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016.

Stein C, MacDougall, Quatman-Yates CC, Myer G, Sugimoto D, Dennison RJ, Meehan WP 3rd. Young athletes’ concerns about sport-related concussion: The patient’s perspective. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015.

Rhine T, Clark R, Quatman-Yates CC. A longitudinal examination of postural impairments in children with mTBI. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2015.

Hugentobler J, Vegh M, Janiszewski B, Quatman-Yates CC. Physical therapy intervention strategies for patients with prolonged mTBI symptoms. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2015;10(5):676.

Quatman-Yates CC, Bonnette S, Hugentobler J, Mede B, Kiefer A, Kurowski B, Riley M. Post-concussion postural sway variability changes in youth: The benefit of structural variability analyses. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2015;27(4):316-27. *Won the Toby Long Paper of the Year Award

Zwolski C, Schmitt LC, Quatman-Yates CC, Thomas S, Hewett TE, Paterno MV. The Influence of Quadriceps Strength Asymmetry on Patient-Reported Function at Time of Return to Sport Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015;43(9):2242-9. 

Quatman-Yates, CC, Myer, GD, Ford, KF, Hewett, TE. A longitudinal evaluation of maturational effects on lower extremity strength in female adolescent athletes. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2013;25(3):271-6.

Quatman-Yates CC, Quatman CE, Meszaros  AJ, Paterno MV, Hewett  TE. A systematic review of sensorimotor function during adolescence: A developmental stage of increased motor awkwardness? British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012;46(9): 649-55.