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Below are presentations by ATOAC members at recent sports medicine meetings…



Title: Inter-Rater Reliability of a Pre-Season Observational Screening Assessment for Scapular Dyskinesis
Presenting Author: Oliver Silverson, MS, ATC
When: Friday, March 18th, 2020
Time: TBD
Location: GLATA Annual Meeting Free Communications, Wheeling, IL

International Ankle Symposium (IAS)


Poster Presentations

Bain KA, Kosik KB, Gribble PA. Regional Interdependence: A multi-modal Approach to chronic ankle instability examination.

Cain MS, Song K, Blackburn JT, Migel K, Wikstrom EA.  The immediate effects of joint mobilization on ankle musculotendinouos stiffness in individuals with chronic ankle instability.

Migel K, Song K, Wikstrom EA.  Kinematic and kinetic assessment of a double limb squat in chronic ankle instability.

Song, K, Blackburn JT, Cain MS, Migel K, Wikstrom EA.  Associations between plantar flexor musculotendinous stiffness and jump landing stiffness.

Wikstrom EA, Song K.  Generic and psychological patient reported outcome deficits in those with chronic ankle instability.

Free Papers

Kosik KB, Hoch M, Tezanos A, Gribble PA. Prediction of Opioid Use Among Emergency Departments Across the United States for an Ankle Sprain Visit: An Analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

Gribble PA, Kosik KB, Johnson N, Terada M. White matter Microstructure and Self-reported Disability and Function in Individuals With and Without Chronic Ankle Instability.

Hoch MC, Heebner N, Quintana C, Bergin R, Han D, Abt J. Neurocognition and Dynamic Postural Control in Collegiate Athletes with a History of Ankle Sprain.

Marshall A, Lam K. Comparison of Clinician Practice Patterns with the International Ankle Consortium Recommendations for the Clinical Assessment of Lateral Ankle Sprain Injuries: A Report from the Athletic Training Practice-Based Research Network.

Lam K, Marshall A. Assessment of Patient-Reported Outcomes at Return to Sport Following Lateral Ankle Sprain Injuries: A Report from the Athletic Training Practice-Based Research Network.

Needle A, Bruce A, McBride J, Werkhoven H, Howard J. Four weeks of Eccentric Training and Anodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Decreases Disablement in Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability: A Preliminary Investigation.

Koldenhoven R, Abel M, Saliba S, Hart J, Hertel J. Gait Biomechanics at Three Walking Speeds in Individuals with Chronic Ankle Instability and Ankle Sprain Copers.

Corbett R, Vela L, Saliba S, Harris P, Hertel J. Intercollegiate Athletes’ Perceptions of Ankle Sprains.

Terada M, Uchida M, Suga T, Isaka T. The Gut Microbiota Profile in Individuals with a History of Lateral Ankle Sprain.

Duong Z, Hiller C, Yan A, McKeon P, Pourkazemi F. The Foot Lift Test: A Validity Study.

Simon J, Yom J, Grooms D. Single-Leg Hop Performance is a Predictor of Patient-Reported Outcomes Following a Lateral Ankle Sprain.

Symposium Speakers

Gain a Footing for Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability
Hoch, MC. Sensorimotor Deficits of the Foot Associated with Chronic Ankle Instability
McKeon, P. The Foot Core: Implications for Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability

The CAI Rehabilitation Spectrum: A Multifaceted Approach to Improving Patient Outcomes.
Rosen, A. Bringing the real-world to the clinic: the use of functional testing
Turner, T. Increasing Physical Activity Across the Lifespan in CAI Patients

Quantitative Analysis of the Mechanism of Ankle Inversion Sprain Injury
Terada, M. Does Proximal Joint Function Contribute to Ankle Sprain Mechanisms?

Neuromechanical Strategies Adopted by Chronic Ankle Instability Patients: Perspectives on Re-injury
Son JS. Prediction of Recurrent Ankle Sprains Based on Descriptive and Clinical Test data.

Workshop Hosts

McKeon J, McKeon P. Demystifying the Functional Subtalar Joint through a Better Understanding of its Functional Demands.

Burcal C, Rosen A. Blinking and Counting: How to Rehabilitate the Brainkle Sprain

Hoch, M, Kosik K. Talocrural Joint Mobilization for Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability.

Keynote Speakers

Hertel, J. An Updated Model of Chronic Ankle Instability

Wikstrom EA.  Ankle Sprains to OA: Implications for Mitigating Cartilage Degeneration.

Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI)


Knee Injuries are Associated with the Onset of Rapid Knee Osteoarthritis
– –  Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts Medical Center.


Baseline Bone Marrow Lesion Volume and Bone Marrow Lesion Regression are Associated with Knee Osteoarthritis Progression: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
– –  Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts Medical Center.

Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Meeting and Clinical Symposium


Thinking About Tomorrow: How Athletic Trainers can Impact a Patient’s Long-Term Joint Health (Part 1 of 2)
– –  Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts Medical Center.

Athletic Training & Public Health Summit


Osteoarthritis and the Athletic Trainer: A Public Health and Chronic Disease Management Approach
– – Kenneth Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC, John A. Feagin Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship, Keller Army Hospital.

Athletic Trainers’ Osteoarthritis Consortium (ATOAC) 3rd Annual Meeting

2015 ATOAC Annual Meeting Program

Biomarker Changes After a Running Bout Among Individuals with a History of Acute Knee Injury
– – Nicole Cattano, PhD, ATC, West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Quadriceps Strength is Associated with Self-Reported Function in Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy Patients
– – Michelle McLeod, PhD, ATC, PES, College of Charleston.

Hip Strength Compensations in ACL Reconstructed Patients with Quadriceps Deficits 
– – David Bell, PhD, ATC, University of Wisconsin.

Public Health Approach to Osteoarthritis
– – Jennie Hootman, PhD, ATC, FACSM, FNATA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Characterizing Accelerated Knee Osteoarthritis
– – Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts Medical Center.

National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Clinical Symposia & AT Expo

(St. Louis, MO 2015)

The Inconvenient Truth : A Discussion of the Risk of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis Development Following Acute Knee Injury
– – Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts Medical Center

(Indianapolis, IN 2014)

Osteoarthritis, Sports, and Physical Activity: Recognizing the Role of the AT
– – Kenneth Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC, John A. Feagin Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship, Keller Army Hospital

Structural and Biochemical Changes From Injury to Joint Replacement: Potential Roles of the AT
– – Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts University

(St. Louis, MO 2012)

The Development & Progression of OA: A Path to Joint Failure
– – Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts University

Basic Science Research: Where is the Clinical Relevance?

– – Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Tufts University

The University of Kentucky Exercise Science Seminar Series

(Spring 2015)

ACL Injury: Neural Mechanisms of Disability (Parts I & II)
– -Adam Lepley, PhD, ATC, University of Kentucky

From Bench to Bedside: A Translational Approach to Restoring Muscle Function Following Joint Injury
– -Lindsey K. Lepley, PhD, ATC, University of Kentucky