Journal of Athletic EnhancementISSN: 2324-9080

Gregory D. Myer

Gregory D. Myer
Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA

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Biography

Gregory D. Myer, PhD, CSCS is currently the Co-Director of Research for the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and maintains his primary faculty appointment in the department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Myer has published more than 95 articles in peer reviewed medical journals and has published a book and several book chapters related to his research on the biomechanics of sports performance and injury prevention training. In 2004, Dr. Myer received the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research 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 him for his work on defining the rationale behind development of ACL prevention strategies. In the past year, the National Strength and Conditioning Association recognized Dr. Myer for outstanding research presentation and the National Athletic Training Association recognized him for his contributions to clinical advancements in the field. At the 2010 American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting, he 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. Dr. Myer is serving or has served as a co-investigator on seven nationally funded grants which have contributed nearly three million dollars in direct costs to his institution’s research agendas. He is a member of and lecturer to the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the National Athletic Training Association and serves as an invited lecturer to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and American Physical Therapy Association.

Research Interest

Dr. Myer’s primary research interests reside in the fields of Biomechanics and Injury Prevention in sport and pediatric exercise science. He also maintains expertise in the statistical development and utilization of lower-extremity clinical prediction tools aimed to foster improved treatment/prevention pathways.

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