AMSSM Foundation Research Grant Awards ($50,000/yr.) — applications are now being accepted from AMSSM Members Only. The purpose of the Research Grant Award program is to foster original scientific investigations by members of AMSSM. Research proposals that investigate issues within the broad discipline of sports medicine will be considered, including clinical practice, injury prevention and rehabilitation, basic science, epidemiology and education. Completed grant applications must be submitted by November 3, 2014. To be eligible, the primary investigator must be an AMSSM member. The grand application, additional instructions and informaton is available by CLICKING HERE.
Now accepting applications from AMSSM Members Only. Deadline is October 1, 2014.

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Research Title
M. Alison Brooks, MD, MPH Establishing the Psychometric Properties of the Child Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (Child SCAT3)
Aurelia Nattiv, MD Prevention of Stress Fractures and Bone Stress Injuries Through Risk Stratification and Nutritional Intervention in Male and Female Distance Runners
David Webner, MD Surviving Marathon Sudden Cardiac Arrest: The Long Road Ahead
Research Title
Connie Lebrun, MD Three-Dimensional Patellofemoral Joint Kinematics during Dynamic Activity in Subjects with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Joshua Hackel, MD Practical Indications for Sonography in Musculoskeletal Medicine:  Knee Joints Injections
John Lucas, MD/Christopher Miles, MD Micronized Oral Progesterone and Effect on Time Symptomatic From Concussion:  A Pilot Study
Rebecca Carl, MD Comparison of Three Treatment Methods for Lower Extremity Apophysitis
Aaron Provance, MD Isometric Cervical Muscular Strength in Pediatric Athletes with Multiple Concussions
Research Title
Ken Barnes, MD, MSc The Influence of Concussion History and Genetic Markers on Cognitive Performance in College Students - Athletes
Allison Brooks, MD, MPH Acute Effects & Recovery After Concussion in Athletes: A Quantitative Brain Electrical Activity Study Using BrainScope
Ashley Karpinos, MD Prevalence of Hypertension Among Collegiate Male Athletes
Neeru Jayanthi, MD The Risks of Injury Related to Rapid Growth and Sports Specialization in Young Athletes
Dave Webner, MD Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Death in United States Marathons: A Prospective Study


Research Title
Anthony Beutler, MD Randomized Controlled Trial of a Lower-Extremity Injury Prevention Program in US Military Academy Cadets
Neeru Jayanthi, MD The Risks of Injury Related to Rapid Growth and Sports Specialization in Young Athletes
Ken Barnes, MD Effects of Concussions on Cognitive Function in Athletes


Research Title
Marci Goolsby, MD Prospective Analysis of Physiological Measures in Amenorrheic and Oligomenorrheic Collegiate Athletes Compared to Eumenorrheic Controls in Response to a Nutritional Intervention
Paul Gubanich, MD, MPH Evaluation of a Comprehensive, Two Year, Grade School Wellness Initiative
Dan Osherson, PhD
Margot Putukian, MD
Longitudinal Assessment of Brain Structure and Function in Sports-Related Concussion
Thomas Terrell, MD, M Phil Genetic Risk Factors for Concussion, Concussion Severity and Neurocognitive Recovery from Concussion in High Schools and College Athletes
Hamish Kerr, MBChB, MSC US Collegiate Rugby:  Does an Educational Intervention Influence the Biomechanics of Tackling and Subsequent Injury Risk?
David Price, MD Diagnostic Accuracy of Electrocardiography and Echocardiography for Detection of Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Pre-Participation Screenings of High School Athletes
Research Title
John DiFiori, MD Elevated Blood Pressure in Collegiate Athletes:  The Role of Body Mass Index and Body Composition
Liz Joy, MD, MPH Factors Influencing the Implementation of ACL Injury Prevention Strategies by Girls Soccer Coaches
Marci Goolsby, MD Assessment of Physiological Parameters in Female Athletes with Amenorrhea and Oligomenorrhea Receiving a Nutritional Intervention:  A Prospective Analysis
Fran O'Connor, MD Musculoskeletal Injury and Functional Movement Screening in Marine Corps Office Candidate School Training
David Webner, MD Marathon Death:  An Underreported Phenomenon in the United States
Tom Terrell, MD, M Phil Genetic Risk Factors for Concussion, Concussion Severity and Neurocognitive Recovery from Concussion in High School and College Football and Soccer Players
AMSSM Calendar
  • 11/03/2014
    AMSSM Research Grant Due See More
  • 1/06/2015
    Resident Scholarship Award Submission See More
  • 2/13/15
    AMSSM-ACSM Clinical Research Grant Deadline See More
  • 4/14/15
    AMSSM Service Project See More
  • 4/17/15
    Foundation Reception at 2015 Annual Meeting in Hollywood, FL See More
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