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




Palmieri, R. M., Weltman A., Edwards J. E., Tom J. A., Saliba E. N., Mistry D. J., et al. (2005).  Pre-synaptic modulation of quadriceps arthrogenic muscle inhibition. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA. 13(5), 370 - 376. Abstract
McVey, E. D., Palmieri R. M., Docherty C. L., Zinder S. M., & Ingersoll C. D. (2005).  Arthrogenic muscle inhibition in the leg muscles of subjects exhibiting functional ankle instability. Foot & Ankle International / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society. 26(12), 1055 - 1061. Abstract
Palmieri, R. M. (2005).  Leadership in the academy: junior faculty as program directors. Journal of Athletic Training. 40(4), 254 - 255.


Palmieri, R. M., Tom J. A., Edwards J. E., Weltman A., Saliba E. N., Mistry D. J., et al. (2004).  Arthrogenic muscle response induced by an experimental knee joint effusion is mediated by pre- and post-synaptic spinal mechanisms. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology: Official Journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology. 14(6), 631 - 640. Abstract

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