Public Health

Integrating athletic training and public health at OSU summit

In an effort to bridge athletic training and public health, the Athletic Training and Public Health Summit highlighted issues important to athletic trainers and introduced how a population approach has, or could be, used to promote preventive practices at the population level.

News Research

Injury prevention programs not widely used in high schools, study shows

Injury prevention programs can help reduce ankle, knee and other lower extremity injuries in sports, but the programs are not being widely used in high schools, a new study from Oregon State University has found.

Faculty and Staff Kinesiology

Getting to know: Marc Norcross

“Be it teaching or research, my favorite part is the interaction with people – students, other faculty, participants – and the building of relationships,” Marc says.

Kinesiology News Research

ACL injuries may be prevented by different landing strategy

Women are two to eight times more likely than men to suffer a debilitating tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee and a new study suggests that a combination of body type and landing techniques may be to blame.