Significant Funding and Individual Awards

In FY16, with funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Division of Sports Medicine received a five year grant (Real-Time Sensorimotor Feedback for Injury Prevention Assessed in Virtual Reality [1U01AR067997 - 01A1]) funding that capitalized on the technological advances with the creation and construction of a new state-of-the art facility called the SPORT Center.

Adam Kiefer, PhD, and co-PI, received a University of Cincinnati Strategic Collaborative Grant Program with the proposal titled, “Development of a neurophysiologically integrated exoskeleton for sit-to-stand transitions.”

Mark Paterno, PT, PhD, MBA, SCS, ATA, received the Excellence in Research Award this year from the Sports section of the APTA.

Catherine Quatman-Yates, PT, DPT, PhD, received the 2016 Pediatric Physical Therapy Journal Toby Long Paper of the Year Award for her manuscript entitled “Post-concussion postural sway variability changes in youth: The benefit of structural variability analyses.”

2016 Awards

In FY16 Division of Sports Medicine authors received the following awards:

  • American College of Sports Medicine International Clinical Scholar Award. Reches A, Barber Foss KD, Weiss M, Thomas S. DiCesare C, Kiefer AW, Krueger D, Geva AB, Myer GD. Accumulated G forces sustained during hockey correlate with changes in brain network activation score.
  • American Journal of Sports Medicine Systematic Review Award. Wiggins AJ, Grandhi RK, Schneider DK, Stanfield D, Webster KE, Myer GD. Risk of Secondary Injury in Younger Athletes after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Kappa Delta/OREF Clinical Research Award. Hewett TE, Myer GD, Ford KR, Paterno, MV, Quatman CE. Mechanisms and Prevention of ACL Injuries: Cutting ACL Injury Risk with Finley Sharpened Tools.
  • British Journal of Sports Medicine Systematic Review Award. Sugimoto D, Myer GD, Foss KD, Hewett TE. Specific exercise effects of preventive neuromuscular training intervention on anterior cruciate ligament injury risk reduction in young females: meta- analysis and subgroup analysis.