Athletic Training and Sports Health Care


Print ISSN: 1942-5864
Online ISSN: 1942-5872

Athletic Training & Sports Health Care is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication that provides contemporary athletic training and sports health care information and guidance to clinicians involved in a variety of allied health professions. The Journal publishes original research, case reviews, evidence-based reports, clinical columns, systematic reviews, and literature reviews from a variety of sports health care disciplines. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Columns including “Pearls of Practice,” “Team Physician,” “Professional Practice,” and “Clinical Round Table”
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 3 months after acceptance

  • Current Issue
  • January/February 2015
  • Volume 7 · Issue 1
Table of Contents

Giving Thanks to Our Manuscript Reviewers and Editorial Board

Thomas W. Kaminski, PhD, ATC, FACSM, FNATA

Original Research

Lacrosse Helmet Facemask Removal Timeliness and Preference Rating Using a Cordless Screw Driver, FMX, and Two-tool Approach

Katherine A. Frick, MS, ATC, LAT; Thomas G. Bowman, PhD, ATC; Patricia Aronson, PhD, ATC

Original Research

Surface Electromyography Variability Measures During Walking: Effects of Chronic Ankle Instability and Prophylactic Bracing

Kate Kautzky, MEd, ATC; Mark A. Feger, MEd, ATC; Joseph M. Hart, PhD, ATC; Jay Hertel, PhD, ATC

Original Research

Intra-rater and Inter-rater Reliability and Responsiveness of the Posterior Talar Glide Test

Deanna H. Smith, MSEd, ATC, VATL; Johanna M. Hoch, PhD, ATC, VATL; Stephanie J. Facchini, MSEd, ATC, VATL; Matthew C. Hoch, PhD, ATC

Original Research

Communication Patterns Among Athletes Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and Athletic Trainers: A Pilot Study

Matthew P. Brancaleone, PT, DPT, AT, CSCS; René Reves Shingles, PhD, AT, ATC

Original Research

Repetitive Commotio Spinalis in a Football Player: A Case Review

Leamor Kahanov, EdD, ATC; Lindsey E. Eberman, PhD, ATC, LAT; Mitch Wasik, MS, ATC, LAT; Kenneth E. Games, PhD, ATC, LAT

Original Research

Extensor Digitorum Brevis Manus Muscle in a Collegiate Volleyball Player: A Case Review

Kyra D. Dodson, LAT, ATC; James R. Scifers, DScPT, PT, SCS, LAT, ATC; R. Matthew Phillips, MS, LAT, ATC