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Ryan Tierney

Ryan Tierney Ph.D., ATC Temple University Department of Kinesiology

Associate Professor of Instruction


Pearson Hall 259
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122


  • PhD, Kinesiology, Temple University
  • MEd, Kinesiology, Temple University
  • ATC, Athletic Training Certification (#089602684)
  • BS, Athletic Training, University of Delaware


Dr. Ryan Tierney is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences 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.

Research Interests

  • Concussion
  • Physical Activity
  • Quality of Life
  • Traumatic Brain Injury