Riann Palmieri-Smith Ph.D., A.T.C.

Associate Professor, Athletic Training
Adjunct Associate Professor, Movement Science
Director, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory
Associate Professor, Orthopedics

Areas of Interest

Neuromuscular consequences of joint injury relating to arthrogenic muscle inhibition; mechanisms of post-traumatic osteoarthritis




Thomas, A. C., Sowers M., Karvonen-Gutierrez C., & Palmieri R. M. (2010).  Lack of quadriceps dysfunction in women with early knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Orthopaedic Research: Official Publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 28(5), 595 - 599. Abstract
Palmieri, R. M., Thomas A. C., Karvonen-Gutierrez C., & Sowers M. (2010).  Isometric quadriceps strength in women with mild, moderate, and severe knee osteoarthritis. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists. 89(7), 541 - 548. Abstract


Palmieri, R. M., Hopkins T. J., & Brown T. N. (2009).  Peroneal activation deficits in persons with functional ankle instability. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 37(5), 982 - 988. Abstract

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