Editors’ Picks


Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Sara Stiltner, Ed.D, ATC, AT, , Bowling Green State University
Co-Senior Associate Editor: Dr. Andrea Cripps, Ph.D, ATC, Bowling Green State University
Dr. Elizabeth J. Walters, Ed.D, ATC, AT, ProTeam Tactical Performance
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
Dr. Trevor Bates, DHSc, AT, ATC, Wilmington College
Managing Editor: Cole Dearing, B.S., Bowling Green State University
Founding Editor-in-Chief and Consulting Editor: Dr. Matthew R. Kutz, Ph.D., AT, CSCS, CES, Florida International 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 9, Issue 2 (2023)



Quality of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Performed Over Hockey Shoulder Pads: A Simulation Study
Jennifer Longo, Katie J. Lyman, Thomas A. Hanson, and Adam G. Estabrooks


Reliability and Construct Validity of the Single-leg Landing Error Scoring System (SL-LESS) in Physically Active Females
Jennifer E. Earl-Boehm, Madison Mach, Erin Lally, Maegan O'Connor, and Hayley Ericksen


Successful Closed Reduction and Tooth-to-tooth Wire-fixation of a Mandibular Singular Parasymphysis Fracture in a Male Collegiate Lacrosse Player
Steven Ross Murray, Coryann L. Leadford, Nathaniel Snyder, Robert W. Pettitt, and Jeremy R. Hawkins


Effect of Depression and Anxiety on Rehabilitation Adherence and Injury Recovery in Collegiate Athletes
Luis Torres, Shala E. Davis, Colleen A. Shotwell, and Frederick A. Gardin