Current Projects

The Sports Medicine Program staff conducts numerous studies into physical and psychological issues affecting recreational, amateur, and professional athletes. Some current areas of research interest include:

  • An Exploratory Study of the "Yips" Phenomenon: An Adult Mini-putting Tournament
  • Physical Psychosocial Predictors of Outcome in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Testing the Effects of a Motorized Flywheel on Skating Crossovers On-ice: A Simulation of On-ice Performance
  • Testing the Effects of a Motorized Flywheel on Skating Crossovers on-ice: Phase 2 of Flywheel Research
  • Skate Blade Neck Lacerations: A Survey and Case Follow-up
  • A Prospective, Survey Analysis of Concussion Knowledge in Both Genders of Youth Hockey and Youth Basketball Players — Phase 1
  • A Prospective Exploratory Analysis of Concussion in Junior A Level Hockey Players: Seeking A Model for Care of Concussion
  • Assessment of Adolescent Pain Medication Management and Prescription Appropriateness: A Clinical Practice Improvement Protocol
  • Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
  • Use of Platelet Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Chronic Tendinopathies
  • Reliability of Balance Testing in Concussion Assessment
  • Hockey Studies: Synthesis of World Literature Regarding Injuries; Flywheel Studies; Facial Protection Studies
  • Pilates Exercise Effects after Breast Cancer Surgery