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Gregory Myer

Adjunct Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

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3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001
Cincinnati, OH 45229
BA (Physical Education-Athletic Training Track)
Franklin College, Franklin, IN, 1996.
MS (Sports Biomechanics)
Department of Biomechanics and Exercise Science, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1998.
PhD (Athletic Training)
Rocky Mountain University, Provo, Utah, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Post-doctoral Fellowship, Departments of Sports Medicine, Physiology and Cell Biology, Ohio State University , 2010-2011.
Recertified with Distinction Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2015.
Certified American Red Cross Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, 2015.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2015.
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Description of Research Expertise

Over the past decade, Dr. Myer has published over 200 articles in peer reviewed medical journals and has published books and several book chapters related to his research on the biomechanics of knee injury, sports performance and knee injury prevention training.

Dr. Myer has received numerous awards for his excellence in sports medicine research. Among those awards are the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine’s O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award (2005, 2015) and The NCAA Research Award (2010), National Strength & Conditioning Association Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist of the Year (2011), the Association of Bone & Joint Surgeons Nicolas Andry Award (2012), and the George J. Davies - James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award (2014). Dr. Myer has been recognized three times by the Clint Thompson Award for Clinical Advancement in Athletic Training (2005, 2010, and 2013). Dr. Myer is currently certified with Distinction by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has been designated as a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Myer is serving or has served as an investigator on several nationally funded grants focused on injury prevention and rehabilitation which have contributed multi-million research dollars in direct costs to his institution. He serves as associate/section editor for multiple medical journals and is a member of and lecturer to the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the National Athletic Training Association. Dr. Myer is also currently serving as the Senior Research Advisor to the Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention at Boston Children’s Hospital and represents the United States on the Ireland Sports Surgery Clinic Research Foundation Scientific Advisory Board.

Selected Publications

Bates, N. A., Myer, G. D., Hewett, T. E.: Prediction of kinematic and kinetic performance in a drop vertical jump with individual anthropometric factors in adolescent female athletes: implications for cadaveric investigations. Ann Biomed Eng 43(4): 929-36, 2015.

Dorrel, B. S., Long, T., Shaffer, S., Myer, G. D.: Evaluation of the Functional Movement Screen as an Injury Prediction Tool Among Active Adult Populations: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Sports Health 7(6): 532-7, 2015.

Bates, N. A., Myer, G. D., Shearn, J. T., Hewett, T. E.: Anterior cruciate ligament biomechanics during robotic and mechanical simulations of physiologic and clinical motion tasks: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 30(1): 1-13, 2015.

Ford, K. R., DiCesare, C. A., Myer, G. D., Hewett, T. E.: Real-time biofeedback to target risk of anterior cruciate ligament injury: a technical report for injury prevention and rehabilitation. J Sport Rehabil Technical Notes, 2015.

Clark, J. F., Colosimo, A., Ellis, J. K., Mangine, R., Bixenmann, B., Hasselfeld, K., Graman, P., Elgendy, H., Myer, G., Divine, J.: Vision training methods for sports concussion mitigation and management. J Vis Exp(99), e52648, 2015.

Bates, N. A., Nesbitt, R. J., Shearn, J. T., Myer, G. D., Hewett, T. E.: A Novel Methodology for the Simulation of Athletic Tasks on Cadaveric Knee Joints with Respect to In Vivo Kinematics. Ann Biomed Eng 43(10): 2456-66, 2015.

Faigenbaum, A. D., Lloyd, R. S., MacDonald, J., Myer, G. D.: Citius, Altius, Fortius: beneficial effects of resistance training for young athletes. Br J Sports Med 2015.

Benjaminse, A., Gokeler, A., Dowling, A. V., Faigenbaum, A., Ford, K. R., Hewett, T. E., Onate, J. A., Otten, B., Myer, G. D.: Optimization of the anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention paradigm: novel feedback techniques to enhance motor learning and reduce injury risk. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 45(3): 170-82, 2015.

Bates, N. A., Nesbitt, R. J., Shearn, J. T., Myer, G. D., Hewett, T. E.: Relative Strain in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial Collateral Ligament During Simulated Jump Landing and Sidestep Cutting Tasks: Implications for Injury Risk. Am J Sports Med 43(9): 2259-69, 2015.

Alentorn-Geli, E., Mendiguchia, J., Samuelsson, K., Musahl, V., Karlsson, J., Cugat, R., Myer, G. D.: Prevention of non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injuries in sports. Part II: systematic review of the effectiveness of prevention programmes in male athletes. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22(1): 16-25, 2014.

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