Anne C. Russ

Associate Professor of Instruction
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences


Anne Russ is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University. In addition to teaching in Temple’s professional and post-professional athletic training programs, she works with undergraduate health professions students. She’s been a certified athletic trainer for 16 years. Originally from Ohio, she went to Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska for her undergraduate degree. She then attended Temple University for a MEd and PhD in kinesiology, with a concentration in athletic training. Her research efforts include neuromuscular control and the influence of hormones, sexual harassment in athletic training and athletic training education, athletic training programmatic assessment, and the impact of trauma on athletic trainers. She’s presented on these topics at the international, national, regional and local levels. Dr. Russ is a member of the Provost’s Teaching Academy and has been a Center for the Advancement of Teaching Canvas faculty partner. She also is a peer reviewer for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.


  • PhD, Kinesiology, Temple University
  • MEd, Kinesiology, Temple University
  • BS, Athletic Training, Creighton University

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




ATHT 5143

Orthopedic Assessment I


ATHT 5443

Organization and Administration in Athletic Training


ATHT 5445

Considerations for Healing


ATHT 5851

Current Trends in Athletic Training


ATHT 8601

Research Appraisal and Clinical Application


ATHT 8604

Evidence Based Decision Making in Athletic Training


HRPR 2421

Emergency Medical Care for Health Professionals


HRPR 3096

Cultural Competency in Health and Healthcare


Selected Publications

  • Hochstetler, J.I., Russ, A.C., Tierney, R., & Mansell, J.L. (2021). Workplace bullying in healthcare: A critically appraised topic. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 26(3), pp. 130-135. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2019-0115

  • Mason, M.A., Russ, A.C., Tierney, R.T., & Mansell, J.L. (2021). The effect of the closed-loop control system on blood glucose control with exercise: A critically appraised topic. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 26(5), pp. 241-244. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2020-0109

  • Jack, M., Tierney, R., Mansell, J., & Russ, A. (2020). Dry needling versus sham needling for myofascial pain syndrome: A critically appraised topic. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 25(6), pp. 289-293. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2019-0109

  • Kulpa, T.A., Mansell, J., Russ, A., & Tierney, R. (2020). The effects of aerobic exercise on postconcussion symptoms in patients with persistent symptoms: A critically appraised topic. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 25(1), pp. 4-11. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2018-0111

  • Moffit, D.M., Mansell, J.L., Russ, A.C., & Wu, J. (2020). Perceptions of Sexual Misconduct and the Overall Role of Peer Athletic Training Students, Athletes, Preceptors, and Coaches. J Allied Health, 49(1), pp. e21-e25. United States. Retrieved from

  • Thomson, R., Carabello, D., Mansell, J., & Russ, A. (2020). Depression following concussion in retired professional football players. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 25(2), pp. 54-56. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2019-0028

  • McGinnis, I., Cobb, J., Tierney, R., & Russ, A. (2019). Vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and imbalance following concussion: A critically appraised topic. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 24(3), pp. 95-99. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2018-0007

  • Russ, A.C., Moffit, D.M., & Mansell, J.L. (2017). Sexual harassment and internships: How do we protect our students and program? Kinesiology Review, 6(4), pp. 391-393. doi: 10.1123/kr.2017-0041

  • Moffit, D.M., Mansell, J.L., & Russ, A.C. (2017). An educational relationship between an Athletic Training program and an elementary school. Kinesiology Review, 6(4), pp. 380-383. doi: 10.1123/kr.2017-0039

  • Mansell, J., Moffit, D.M., Russ, A.C., & Thorpe, J.N. (2017). Sexual Harassment Training and Reporting in Athletic Training Students. Athletic Training Education Journal, 12(1), pp. 3-9. doi: 10.4085/12013

  • Moffit, D.M., Mansell, J.L., & Russ, A.C. (2016). A Systematic Approach to Programmatic Assessment. Athletic Training Education Journal, 11(3), pp. 161-167. doi: 10.4085/1103161

  • Moffitt, D.M., Russ, A.C., & Mansell, J.L. (2015). Marching Band Camp Injury Rates at the Collegiate Level. Med Probl Perform Art, 30(2), pp. 96-99. United States. doi: 10.21091/mppa.2015.2016