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Buz Swanik (Ph.D., A.T.C., University of Pittsburgh)

Swanik

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Associate Professor
Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
Director, Biomechanics & Movement Science
151 Rust ICE Arena 
302-831-2306
cswanik@udel.edu

Research Interests

  • Knee instability and the sensorimotor or neurocognitive characteristics related to injury

Mentoring In

  • Applied Anat & Biomech
  • Motor Control/Behavior

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1998
  • M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1995
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1991

Honors & Awards

  • Editor, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation (2004-Present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Athletic Therapy Today, (2002-2003)
  • Member, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (1991-Present)
  • Member, Post-Professional Education Committee National Athletic Trainers’ Association (2005-Present)
  • Member, Free Communications Subcommittee, National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research and Education Foundation (2001-2004)
  • First Place Winner for Scientific Exhibit, Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy Section. (February 2005) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Swanik CB , Swanik KA, Huxel KC, Tierney RT, Hamstra KL, Hillstrom, HJ.Drop Jumps from an Unknown Height: A Gender Comparison of EMG and Kinematics, Washington. D.C.
  • Outstanding Research Manuscript (1999) National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Swanik, C.B., Lephart, S.M., Giraldo, J.L., DeMont, R.G., & Fu, F.H. Journal of Athletic Training, 34(2), 121-129.
  • Outstanding Research Manuscript: First Runner-Up. (1999) National Athletic Trainers’ Association, DeMont, R.G., Lephart, S.M., Giraldo J.L., Swanik, C.B., & Fu, F.H. Journal of Athletic Training, 34(2), 115-120.
  • Outstanding Research Manuscript: First Runner-Up. (1997) National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Swanik C.B., Henry T.J., & Lephart S.M. Journal of Athletic Training31(2), 119-125.