Ryan T. Tierney

Associate Professor of Instruction
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Office
1301 Cecil B Moore

Biography

Dr Ryan Tierney is an associate professor in Kinesiology at Temple University. He received his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of Delaware and has been a certified athletic trainer since 1996. He received his doctoral degree in Kinesiology from Temple University in 2004. He and his colleagues focus their research on concussive and sub-concussive head impacts.

Education

  • PhD, Kinesiology, Temple University
  • MEd, Kinesiology, Temple University
  • BS, Athletic Training, University of Delaware

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

KINS 1444

Movement Injuries: Prevention and Care

Undergraduate

KINS 5808

Advanced Sport Concussion

Graduate

KINS 9311

Biomechanics: Human Movement

Graduate

KINS 9785

Internship in Kinesiology

Graduate

KINS 9901

Research Methods in Kinesiology

Graduate

ATHT 5245

General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training

Graduate

ATHT 5645

Board of Certification Examination Preparation

Graduate

ATHT 5808

Advanced Sport Concussion

Graduate

ATHT 8300

Seminar in Athletic Training/Sport Medicine

Graduate

ATHT 8603

Clinical Grand Rounds II: Upper Extremity

Graduate

PHTH 8107

Functional Biomechanics

Graduate

HRPR 1444

Movement Injuries: Prevention and Care

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

  • Kaminski, T.W., Chrisman, S.P.D., Glutting, J., Wahlquist, V., Eagle, S., Putukian, M., Tierney, R., Broglio, S.P., McAllister, T.W., McCrea, M.A., Pasquina, P.F., Kontos, A.P., & Investigators, C.S. (2022). Mechanisms of injury for concussions in collegiate soccer: an NCAA/DoD CARE consortium study. Sci Med Footb, 6(3), pp. 325-330. England. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2021.1991586

  • Caccese, J.B., Buckley, T.A., Tierney, R.T., Rose, W.C., Glutting, J.J., & Kaminski, T.W. (2021). Postural Control Deficits After Repetitive Soccer Heading. Clin J Sport Med, 31(3), pp. 266-272. United States. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000709

  • Lempke, L.B., Lynall, R.C., Le, R.K., McCrea, M., McAllister, T., Schmidt, J.D., & Investigators, C.C. (2021). Correction to: The Effects of On-Field Heat Index and Altitude on Concussion Assessments and Recovery Among NCAA Athletes. Sports Med, 51(4), p. 837. New Zealand. doi: 10.1007/s40279-020-01425-2

  • Lempke, L.B., Lynall, R.C., Le, R.K., McCrea, M., McAllister, T., Schmidt, J.D., & Investigators, C.C. (2021). The Effects of On-Field Heat Index and Altitude on Concussion Assessments and Recovery Among NCAA Athletes. Sports Med, 51(4), pp. 825-835. New Zealand. doi: 10.1007/s40279-020-01395-5

  • Cheever, K., McDevit, J., Wright, W.G., & Tierney, R. (2021). Differences in cervical kinesthesia between amateur athletes with and without a history of contact sport participation. Brain Inj, 35(4), pp. 404-410. England. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2021.1878551

  • 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

  • Cheever, K.M., Wright, W.G., McDevitt, J., Sitler, M., & Tierney, R.T. (2021). Exploring the relationship between musculoskeletal injury and clinical outcome measures of cervical sensorimotor function. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 26(5), pp. 262-268. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2020-0033

  • 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

  • Ratka, J., Cheever, K., Mansell, J.L., & Tierney, R.T. (2020). The effect of an interval fatigue protocol on Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) performance. Brain Inj, 34(1), pp. 110-114. England. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2019.1682194

  • 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

  • McGinnis, I., Tierney, R., Mansell, J., & Phillips, J. (2019). The Effect of Target Speed and Verbal Instruction on NPC Measures in a Young, Healthy, and Active Population. J Eye Mov Res, 12(4). Switzerland. doi: 10.16910/jemr.12.4.5

  • Stemper, B.D., Shah, A.S., Harezlak, J., Rowson, S., Duma, S., Mihalik, J.P., Riggen, L.D., Brooks, A., Cameron, K.L., Giza, C.C., Houston, M.N., Jackson, J., Posner, M.A., McGinty, G., DiFiori, J., Broglio, S.P., McAllister, T.W., McCrea, M., & Investigators, A.t.C.C. (2019). Repetitive Head Impact Exposure in College Football Following an NCAA Rule Change to Eliminate Two-A-Day Preseason Practices: A Study from the NCAA-DoD CARE Consortium. Ann Biomed Eng, 47(10), pp. 2073-2085. United States. doi: 10.1007/s10439-019-02335-9

  • Langford, D., Tierney, R., McDevitt, J., Wesley, L., Wright, G., Rosene, J., & Fossati, S. (2019). Biomarkers for repeated brain injury: implications for long term outcome. JOURNAL of NEUROVIROLOGY, 25(SUPPL 1), pp. S22-S22. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Stemper, B.D., Shah, A.S., Harezlak, J., Rowson, S., Mihalik, J.P., Duma, S.M., Riggen, L.D., Brooks, A., Cameron, K.L., Campbell, D., DiFiori, J.P., Giza, C.C., Guskiewicz, K.M., Jackson, J., McGinty, G.T., Svoboda, S.J., McAllister, T.W., Broglio, S.P., McCrea, M., & Investigators, C.C. (2019). Comparison of Head Impact Exposure Between Concussed Football Athletes and Matched Controls: Evidence for a Possible Second Mechanism of Sport-Related Concussion. Ann Biomed Eng, 47(10), pp. 2057-2072. United States. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-02136-6

  • Weber, M.L., Lynall, R.C., Hoffman, N.L., Miller, E.H., Kaminski, T.W., Buckley, T.A., Benjamin, H.J., Miles, C.M., Whitlow, C.T., Lintner, L., Broglio, S.P., McCrea, M., McAllister, T., Schmidt, J.D., & Investigators, C.C. (2019). Health-Related Quality of Life Following Concussion in Collegiate Student-Athletes With and Without Concussion History. Ann Biomed Eng, 47(10), pp. 2136-2146. United States. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-02151-7

  • Fisher, M., Tierney, R., Russ, A., & Mansell, J. (2019). Current evidence in management of concussion baseline testing in ADHD and learning difficulties patients: A critically appraised topic. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 24(5), pp. 181-185. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2018-0089

  • 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

  • Rubin, L.H., Tierney, R., Kawata, K., Wesley, L., Lee, J.H., Blennow, K., Zetterberg, H., & Langford, D. (2019). NFL blood levels are moderated by subconcussive impacts in a cohort of college football players. Brain Inj, 33(4), pp. 456-462. England. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2019.1565895

  • Tierney, R.T. & Devitt, J.K.M.c. (2019). Sport concussion genetics. In Routledge Handbook of Sport and Exercise Systems Genetics (pp. 388-401). doi: 10.4324/9781315146287-27

  • Caccese, J.B., Buckley, T.A., Tierney, R.T., Arbogast, K.B., Rose, W.C., Glutting, J.J., & Kaminski, T.W. (2018). Head and neck size and neck strength predict linear and rotational acceleration during purposeful soccer heading. Sports Biomech, 17(4), pp. 462-476. England. doi: 10.1080/14763141.2017.1360385

  • Katz, B.P., Kudela, M., Harezlak, J., McCrea, M., McAllister, T., Broglio, S.P., & Investigators, C.C. (2018). Baseline Performance of NCAA Athletes on a Concussion Assessment Battery: A Report from the CARE Consortium. Sports Med, 48(8), pp. 1971-1985. New Zealand. doi: 10.1007/s40279-018-0875-7

  • Phillips, J., Cheever, K., McKeon, J., & Tierney, R. (2018). Effect of administration method on near point of convergence scores in a healthy, active, young adult population. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 23(4), pp. 156-161. doi: 10.1123/ijatt.2017-0054

  • Weber, M.L., Dean, J.L., Hoffman, N.L., Broglio, S.P., McCrea, M., McAllister, T.W., Schmidt, J.D., Investigators, C.C., Hoy, A.R., Hazzard, J.B., Kelly, L.A., Ortega, J.D., Port, N., Putukian, M., Langford, T.D., Tierney, R., Campbell, D.E., McGinty, G., O'Donnell, P., Svoboda, S.J., DiFiori, J.P., Giza, C.C., Benjamin, H.J., Buckley, T., Kaminski, T.W., Clugston, J.R., Feigenbaum, L.A., Eckner, J.T., Guskiewicz, K., Mihalik, J.P., Miles, J.D., Anderson, S., Master, C.L., Collins, M., Kontos, A.P., Bazarian, J.J., Chrisman, S.P.D., Brooks, A., Duma, S., Bullers, C.T., Miles, C.M., & Dykhuizen, B.H. (2018). Influences of Mental Illness, Current Psychological State, and Concussion History on Baseline Concussion Assessment Performance. Am J Sports Med, 46(7), pp. 1742-1751. United States. doi: 10.1177/0363546518765145

  • Cheever, K.M., McDevitt, J., Tierney, R., & Wright, W.G. (2018). Concussion Recovery Phase Affects Vestibular and Oculomotor Symptom Provocation. Int J Sports Med, 39(2), pp. 141-147. Germany. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-118339

  • Kawata, K., Rubin, L.H., Wesley, L., Lee, J.H., Sim, T., Takahagi, M., Bellamy, A.l., Tierney, R., & Langford, D. (2018). Acute Changes in Plasma Total Tau Levels Are Independent of Subconcussive Head Impacts in College Football Players. J Neurotrauma, 35(2), pp. 260-266. United States. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5376

  • Kawata, K., Tierney, R., & Langford, D. (2018). Blood and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers., 158 (pp. 217-233). doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63954-7.00022-7

  • Caccese, J.B., Buckley, T.A., Tierney, R.T., Rose, W.C., Glutting, J.J., & Kaminski, T.W. (2018). Sex and age differences in head acceleration during purposeful soccer heading. Res Sports Med, 26(1), pp. 64-74. England. doi: 10.1080/15438627.2017.1393756

  • McGuire, L.C., Ingram, Y.M., Sachs, M.L., & Tierney, R.T. (2017). Temporal changes in depression symptoms in male and female collegiate student-athletes. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 11(4), pp. 337-351. doi: 10.1123/JCSP.2016-0035

  • Kawata, K., Rubin, L.H., Takahagi, M., Lee, J.H., Sim, T., Szwanki, V., Bellamy, A.l., Tierney, R., & Langford, D. (2017). Subconcussive Impact-Dependent Increase in Plasma S100β Levels in Collegiate Football Players. J Neurotrauma, 34(14), pp. 2254-2260. United States. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4786

  • Wright, W.G., McDevitt, J., Tierney, R., Haran, F.J., Appiah-Kubi, K.O., & Dumont, A. (2017). Assessing subacute mild traumatic brain injury with a portable virtual reality balance device. Disabil Rehabil, 39(15), pp. 1564-1572. England. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2016.1226432

  • Lindsey, J., Cheever, K., Mansell, J.L., Phillips, J., & Tierney, R.T. (2017). Effect of Fatigue on Ocular Motor Assessments. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care, 9(4), pp. 177-183. doi: 10.3928/19425864-20170420-03

  • Broglio, S.P., McCrea, M., McAllister, T., Harezlak, J., Katz, B., Hack, D., Hainline, B., & Investigators, C.C. (2017). A National Study on the Effects of Concussion in Collegiate Athletes and US Military Service Academy Members: The NCAA-DoD Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium Structure and Methods. Sports Med, 47(7), pp. 1437-1451. New Zealand. doi: 10.1007/s40279-017-0707-1

  • Cattano, N.M., Driban, J.B., Barbe, M.F., Tierney, R.T., Amin, M., & Sitler, M.R. (2017). Biochemical Response to a Moderate Running Bout in Participants With or Without a History of Acute Knee Injury. J Athl Train, 52(6), pp. 567-574. United States. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-51.5.09

  • Cheever, K., McDevitt, J., Tierney, R., & Wright, W.G. (2017). Effects of Concussion Recovery Phase on Symptom Provocation using Vestibular and Assessments. MEDICINE and SCIENCE in SPORTS and EXERCISE, 49(5), pp. 526-526. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000518353.53138.2e

  • Caban, C.T., Jackson, K., Pinson, C.L., Santos, F.V.D., Jeka, J.J., Tierney, R.T., & Hudson, M.B. (2017). Subconcussive Head Impact Results in a Unique Circulating Exosomal MicroRNA Signature. FASEB JOURNAL, 31. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Cattano, N.M., Driban, J.B., Barbe, M.F., Tierney, R., Amin, M., & Sitler, M.R. (2017). Physical activity levels and quality of life relate to collagen turnover and inflammation changes after running. J Orthop Res, 35(3), pp. 612-617. United States. doi: 10.1002/jor.23250

  • Wright, W.G., Tierney, R.T., & McDevitt, J. (2017). Visual-vestibular processing deficits in mild traumatic brain injury. J Vestib Res, 27(1), pp. 27-37. Netherlands. doi: 10.3233/VES-170607

  • Hwang, S., Ma, L., Kawata, K., Tierney, R., & Jeka, J.J. (2017). Vestibular Dysfunction after Subconcussive Head Impact. J Neurotrauma, 34(1), pp. 8-15. United States. doi: 10.1089/neu.2015.4238

  • Cheever, K., Kawata, K., Tierney, R., & Galgon, A. (2016). Cervical Injury Assessments for Concussion Evaluation: A Review. J Athl Train, 51(12), pp. 1037-1044. United States. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-51.12.15

  • Karagiannopoulos, C., Sitler, M., Michlovitz, S., Tucker, C., & Tierney, R. (2016). Responsiveness of the active wrist joint position sense test after distal radius fracture intervention. J Hand Ther, 29(4), pp. 474-482. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2016.06.009

  • Kawata, K., Liu, C.Y., Merkel, S.F., Ramirez, S.H., Tierney, R.T., & Langford, D. (2016). Blood biomarkers for brain injury: What are we measuring? Neurosci Biobehav Rev, 68, pp. 460-473. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.05.009

  • McDevitt, J., Appiah-Kubi, K.O., Tierney, R., & Wright, W.G. (2016). Vestibular and Oculomotor Assessments May Increase Accuracy of Subacute Concussion Assessment. Int J Sports Med, 37(9), pp. 738-747. Germany. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-100470

  • Kawata, K., Rubin, L.H., Lee, J.H., Sim, T., Takahagi, M., Szwanki, V., Bellamy, A.l., Darvish, K., Assari, S., Henderer, J.D., Tierney, R., & Langford, D. (2016). Association of Football Subconcussive Head Impacts With Ocular Near Point of Convergence. JAMA Ophthalmol, 134(7), pp. 763-769. United States. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.1085

  • Clay, H., Mansell, J., & Tierney, R. (2016). ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ROWING INJURIES AND THE FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SCREEN™ IN FEMALE COLLEGIATE DIVISION I ROWERS. Int J Sports Phys Ther, 11(3), pp. 345-349. United States. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Kawata, K., Tierney, R., Phillips, J., & Jeka, J.J. (2016). Effect of Repetitive Sub-concussive Head Impacts on Ocular Near Point of Convergence. Int J Sports Med, 37(5), pp. 405-410. Germany. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1569290

  • Higgins, M., Tierney, R.T., Ryan, C., & Paden, A. (2016). Comparison of face mask removal times in lacrosse helmets. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 230(1), pp. 43-49. doi: 10.1177/1754337115583567

  • McDevitt, J., Appiah-Kubi, K.O., Tierney, R., & Wright, W.G. (2016). Sensitivity and specificity of sub-acute concussion detection may be increased with the addition of balance and visual-vestibular assessments. BRAIN INJURY, 30(5-6), pp. 494-494. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Madura, S.A., McDevitt, J.K., Tierney, R.T., Mansell, J.L., Hayes, D.J., Gaughan, J.P., & Krynetskiy, E. (2016). Genetic variation in SLC17A7 promoter associated with response to sport-related concussions. Brain Inj, 30(7), pp. 908-913. England. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2016.1146958

  • Dorminy, M., Hoogeveen, A., Tierney, R.T., Higgins, M., McDevitt, J.K., & Kretzschmar, J. (2015). Effect of soccer heading ball speed on S100B, sideline concussion assessments and head impact kinematics. Brain Inj, 29(10), pp. 1158-1164. England. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2015.1035324

  • McDevitt, J., Tierney, R.T., Phillips, J., Gaughan, J.P., Torg, J.S., & Krynetskiy, E. (2015). Association between GRIN2A promoter polymorphism and recovery from concussion. Brain Inj, 29(13-14), pp. 1674-1681. England. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2015.1075252

  • Phillips, J. & Tierney, R. (2015). Effect of target type on near point of convergence in a healthy, active, young adult population. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 8(3).

  • McDevitt, J., Tierney, R., Phillips, J., Gaughan, J., Torg, J.S., & Krynetskiy, E. (2014). Supporting the Concept of Genetic Predisposition to Prolonged Recovery Following a Concussion. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 2. doi: 10.1177/2325967114S00078

  • McDevitt, J., Tierney, R., Torg, J., & Krynetskiy, E. (2014). Genetic association for prolonged recovery from athletic concussion: A novel study. BRAIN INJURY, 28(5-6), pp. 519-519. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Karagiannopoulos, C., Sitler, M., Michlovitz, S., & Tierney, R. (2013). A descriptive study on wrist and hand sensori-motor impairment and function following distal radius fracture intervention. J Hand Ther, 26(3), pp. 204-214. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2013.03.004

  • Haran, F.J., Tierney, R., Wright, W.G., Keshner, E., & Silter, M. (2013). Acute changes in postural control after soccer heading. Int J Sports Med, 34(4), pp. 350-354. Germany. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1304647

  • Cattano, N.M., Barbe, M.F., Massicotte, V.S., Sitler, M.R., Balasubramanian, E., Tierney, R., & Driban, J.B. (2013). Joint trauma initiates knee osteoarthritis through biochemical and biomechanical processes and interactions. OA Musculoskeletal Medicine, 1(1). doi: 10.13172/2052-9287-1-1-383

  • Shultz, S.P., Sitler, M.R., Tierney, R.T., Hillstrom, H.J., & Song, J. (2012). Consequences of pediatric obesity on the foot and ankle complex. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc, 102(1), pp. 5-12. United States. doi: 10.7547/1020005

  • McDevitt, J.K., Tierney, R.T., Mansell, J.L., Driban, J.B., Higgins, M., Toone, N., Mishra, A., & Krynetskiy, E. (2011). Neuronal structural protein polymorphism and concussion in college athletes. Brain Inj, 25(11), pp. 1108-1113. England. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2011.607790

  • Tierney, R.T., Mansell, J.L., Higgins, M., McDevitt, J.K., Toone, N., Gaughan, J.P., Mishra, A., & Krynetskiy, E. (2010). Apolipoprotein E genotype and concussion in college athletes. Clin J Sport Med, 20(6), pp. 464-468. United States. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e3181fc0a81

  • Mansell, J.L., Tierney, R.T., Driban, J.B., Clegg, S.M., Higgins, M.J., Mishra, A.K., & Krynetskiy, E. (2010). Genetic variation and individualized medicine. J Sport Rehabil, 19(4), pp. 389-398. United States. doi: 10.1123/jsr.19.4.389

  • Mansell, J.L., Tierney, R.T., Higgins, M., McDevitt, J., Toone, N., & Glutting, J. (2010). Concussive signs and symptoms following head impacts in collegiate athletes. Brain Inj, 24(9), pp. 1070-1074. England. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2010.494589

  • Higgins, M., Tierney, R.T., Driban, J.B., Edell, S., & Watkins, R. (2010). Lacrosse equipment and cervical spinal cord space during immobilization: preliminary analysis. J Athl Train, 45(1), pp. 39-43. United States. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-45.1.39

  • Shultz, S.P., Sitler, M.R., Tierney, R.T., Hillstrom, H.J., & Song, J. (2009). Effects of pediatric obesity on joint kinematics and kinetics during 2 walking cadences. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 90(12), pp. 2146-2154. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.07.024

  • Higgins, M.J., Tierney, R.T., Caswell, S., Driban, J.B., Mansell, J., & Clegg, S. (2009). An in-vivo model of functional head impact testing in non-helmeted athletes. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 223(3), pp. 117-123. doi: 10.1243/17543371JSET15

  • Tierney, R.T., Higgins, M., Caswell, S.V., Brady, J., McHardy, K., Driban, J.B., & Darvish, K. (2008). Sex differences in head acceleration during heading while wearing soccer headgear. J Athl Train, 43(6), pp. 578-584. United States. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-43.6.578

  • Tierney, R.T. (2007). The influence of various factors on high school football helmet face mask removal: A retrospective, cross-sectional analysis - Commentary. JOURNAL of ATHLETIC TRAINING, 42(1), pp. 20-20. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Tierney, R.T. (2007). Commentary. Journal of Athletic Training, 42(1), p. 20.

  • Lake, A.W., Sitler, M.R., Stearne, D.J., Swanik, C.B., & Tierney, R. (2005). Effectiveness of prophylactic hyperextension elbow braces on limiting active and passive elbow extension prephysiological and postphysiological loading. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 35(12), pp. 837-843. United States. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2005.35.12.837

  • Mansell, J., Tierney, R.T., Sitler, M.R., Swanik, K.A., & Stearne, D. (2005). Resistance training and head-neck segment dynamic stabilization in male and female collegiate soccer players. J Athl Train, 40(4), pp. 310-319. United States. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Hart, J.M., Swanik, C.B., & Tierney, R.T. (2005). Effects of sport massage on limb girth and discomfort associated with eccentric exercise. J Athl Train, 40(3), pp. 181-185. United States. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Tierney, R.T., Sitler, M.R., Swanik, C.B., Swanik, K.A., Higgins, M., & Torg, J. (2005). Gender differences in head-neck segment dynamic stabilization during head acceleration. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 37(2), pp. 272-279. United States. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000152734.47516.aa

  • Weise, K., Sitler, M.R., Tierney, R., & Swanik, K.A. (2004). Effectiveness of Glenohumeral-Joint Stability Braces in Limiting Active and Passive Shoulder Range of Motion in Collegiate Football Players. J Athl Train, 39(2), pp. 151-155. United States. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Tierney, R.T. (2003). Measuring isometric strength in the cervical spine. Athletic Therapy Today, 8(3), pp. 56-57. doi: 10.1123/att.8.3.56

  • Tierney, R.T., Mattacola, C.G., Sitler, M.R., & Maldjian, C. (2002). Head Position and Football Equipment Influence Cervical Spinal-Cord Space During Immobilization. J Athl Train, 37(2), pp. 185-189. United States. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Tierney, R.T., Maldjian, C., Mattacola, C.G., Straub, S.J., & Sitler, M.R. (2002). Cervical Spine Stenosis Measures in Normal Subjects. J Athl Train, 37(2), pp. 190-193. United States. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Bretzin, A.C., Mansell, J.L., Tierney, R.T., & McDevitt, J.K. Sex Differences in Anthropometrics and Heading Kinematics Among Division I Soccer Athletes. Sports Health, 9(2), pp. 168-173. United States. doi: 10.1177/1941738116678615