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Ryan Tierney

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

Associate Professor of Instruction


259 Pearson Hall (048-01)
Philadelphia, PA 19122


  • Ph.D., Kinesiology, Temple University
  • M.Ed., Kinesiology, Temple University
  • A.T.C., Athletic Training Certification (#089602684)
  • B.S., Athletic Training, University of Delaware 



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. 

Research Interests

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