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Faculty & Staff


Keith M Gorse Keith M. Gorse, EdD, LAT, ATC - Clinical Coordinator

Research Profile:
• Youth baseball health and safety
• Commotio Cordis Cardiac Contusion

Sarah A. Manspeaker, PhD, ATC

Research Profile:
• Evidence based practice concepts in entry-level Athletic Training education
• Effectiveness of therapeutic interventions

Jason S Scibek

Jason S. Scibek, PhD, LAT, ATC - Department Chair

Research Profile:
• Effects of posture and body position on shoulder kinematics
• Impact of pain on shoulder kinematic patterns
• Upper and lower extremity kinetic chain assessment for the purpose of injury prevention
• The role of functional training and core stabilization training on performance and injury prevention

Paula Sammarone Turocy Paula Sammarone Turocy, EdD, LAT, ATC

Research Profile:
• Impact of curricular and instructional changes on the development and implementation of new
  educational practices for the multi-skilled health care professional
• Youth sport health and safety
• Therapeutic and physiological considerations to enhance physical performance-strength, flexibility,
   VO2Max, nutrition ergogenic aids and their impact on physical performance and human physiology
• Complimentary and alternative medicine

Paul Cacolice, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS

Research Profile:
• Ability of practical clinical measures and functional tests to predict landing behaviors.
• Role of core musculature to affect upper extremity torque
• Use of therapeutic diathermy in treating orthopaedic injury

                                      Kerri VanGelder
                                      Administrative Assistant
                                      Office Phone: 412.396.4766
                                      Office Fax: 412.396.4160