Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Matthew R. Kutz, Ph.D., AT, CSCS, CES, , Bowling Green State University
Co-Senior Associate Editors: Dr. Sara Stiltner, Ed.D, ATC, AT, , Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Dr. Elizabeth J. Walters, Ed.D, ATC, AT, , Baldwin Wallace University
Associate Editors: Dr. Kimberly Peer, Ed.D, AT, , Kent State University
  Dr. Shelley Payne, DHS, PT, AT, , Otterbein University
  Dr. Andrew Krause, Ph.D., AT, , Ohio University
  Trevor Bates, DHSc, MS, AT, ATC, , Mercy College, Toledo
Managing Editor: Rebecca Osan, , Bowling Green State University

Welcome to the Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association. The JSMAHS is a nationally indexed, peer-reviewed, scholarly, online journal dedicated to the exploration of sports medicine and allied health professional practice, research, and education. The JSMAHS is indexed through both the Directory of Open Access Journals and EBSCO. The JSMAHS continues to welcome manuscripts from new and seasoned authors who have the desire to share knowledge through the dissemination of published works online.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences as the Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association to provide support to the scholarship of the organization, its members, and stakeholders.JSMAHS assists with the dissemination of scholarly work of researchers from all levels. The JSMAHS provides peer-reviewed and relevant research related to Sports Medicine and Allied Health Care professions.

Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1 (2020) OATA 2020 Supplemental Issue

Professional/Faculty Abstracts


Effect of Fatigue on Lumbopelvic-Hip Complex Muscle Activation and Lower Extremity Biomechanics
Erika Zambarano, Neal Glaviano, Lucinda Bouillon, and Grant Norte

Graduate Student Abstracts


Achilles Tendon Rupture in NCAA Division I Football Athlete
Erin Pavick, Ethan Solger, John Stefancin, and Morgan C. Bagley


Fibroma Causing Compartment Syndrome in NCAA Division I Athlete
Stephanie DeMain, Ethan Solger, John Stefancin, and Morgan Bagley

Undergraduate Student Abstracts


Rodeo Athletes' Perceptions on Head Injuries: Focusing on Concussions
Alyssa McKenzie, Jennifer Walker, and Erika Smith-Goodwin


Collegiate Student Athletes Show No Gender Bias Towards Athletic Trainers
Jillia Cook, Erika Smith-Goodwin, and Jennifer Walker