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Kerr ZY, Gildner P, Parker SK, Kostogiannes V, Callahan CE, Nedimyer AK, Kossman MK, Chandran A, Register-Mihalik JK. Sport culture and communication among middle school athletes, parents, and staff: A qualitative study. PLoS One. 2023 Mar 15;18(3):e0282252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0282252. PMID: 36920886; PMCID: PMC10016647.

Nedimyer AK, Chandran A, Kossman MK, Gildner P, Register-Mihalik JK, Kerr ZY. Concussion knowledge, attitudes, and norms: How do they relate? PLoS One. 2023 Feb 22;18(2):e0282061. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0282061. PMID: 36812182; PMCID: PMC9946210.

Brett BL, Aggarwal NT, Chandran A, Kerr ZY, Walton SR, DeFreese JD, Guskiewicz KM, Echemendia RJ, Meehan WP 3rd, McCrea MA, Mannix R. Incorporation of concussion history as part of the LIfestyle for BRAin Health (LIBRA) modifiable factors risk score and associations with cognition in older former National Football League players. Alzheimers Dement. 2023 Jan 28. doi: 10.1002/alz.12929. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36708229.

Reifsteck EJ, DeFreese JD, Brooks DD, Seo Y, Beisecker L, Rao N, Chandran A. Call it an “Evolution”: Promoting Student-Athlete Well-Being during the Transition from Collegiate Sport. J Athl Train. 2023 Jan 27. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-0548.22. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36701683.

Hribar CA, Chandran A, Piazza M, Quinsey CS. Association Between Patient Perception of Surgeons and Color of Scrub Attire. JAMA Surg. 2023 Apr 1;158(4):421-423. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2022.5837. PMID: 36630142; PMCID: PMC9857704.

Lempke LB, Walton SR, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, Mannix R, Echemendia RJ, McCrea MA, Guskiewicz KM, Meehan WP 3rd, Kerr ZY. Relating American Football Age of First Exposure to Patient-Reported Outcomes and Medical Diagnoses Among Former National Football League Players: An NFL-LONG study. Sports Med. 2023 May;53(5):1073-1084. doi: 10.1007/s40279-022-01795-9. Epub 2022 Dec 7. PMID: 36479682.


Brett BL, Kerr ZY, Chandran A, Walton S, Aggarwal NT, Gifford K, Mannix R, DeFreese JD, Echemendia RJ, Guskiewicz KM, Meehan WP, McCrea MA. A dominance analysis of subjective cognitive complaint comorbidities in former professional football players with and without mild cognitive impairment. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2022 Aug 30:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S135561772200056X. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36039970; PMCID: PMC9971325.

Kerr ZY, Chandran A, Brett BL, Walton SR, DeFreese JD, Mannix R, Echemendia RJ, McCrea MA, Guskiewicz KM, Meehan WP 3rd. The stability of self-reported professional football concussion history among former players: A longitudinal NFL-LONG study. Brain Inj. 2022 Jul 3;36(8):968-976. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2022.2109739. Epub 2022 Aug 15. PMID: 35971311.

Kerr ZY, Walton SR, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, Mannix R, Echemendia RJ, McCrea MA, Guskiewicz KM, Meehan WP 3rd. Measurement implications on the association between self-reported concussion history and depression: An NFL-LONG study. Clin Neuropsychol. 2022 Jul 6:1-18. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2022.2094834. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35791900.

DeFreese JD, Walton SR, Kerr ZY, Brett BL, Chandran A, Mannix R, Campbell H, Echemendia RJ, McCrea MA, Meehan WP, Guskiewicz KM. Transition-Related Psychosocial Factors and Mental Health Outcomes in Former National Football League Players: An NFL-LONG Study. J Sport Exerc Psychol. 2022 Mar 12;44(3):169-176. doi: 10.1123/jsep.2021-0218. PMID: 35279017.


Brett BL, Kerr ZY, Aggarwal NT, Chandran A, Mannix R, Walton S, DeFreese JD, Echemendia RJ, Guskiewicz KM, McCrea MA, Meehan WP 3rd. Cumulative Concussion and Odds of Stroke in Former National Football League Players. Stroke. 2022 Jan;53(1):e5-e8. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.035607. Epub 2021 Nov 29. PMID: 34839696; PMCID: PMC8966617.

Roby PR, DeCicco JP, Chandran A, Barczak-Scarboro N, DeLellis SM, Ford CB, Healy ML, Means GE, Kane SF, Lynch JH, Mihalik JP. Neurovascular Coupling in Special Operations Forces Combat Soldiers. Ann Biomed Eng. 2021 Feb;49(2):793-801. doi: 10.1007/s10439-020-02604-y. Epub 2020 Sep 17. PMID: 32944852.

Kerr ZY, Nedimyer AK, Kay MC, Chandran A, Gildner P, Byrd KH, Haarbauer- Krupa JK, Register-Mihalik JK. Factors associated with concussion-symptom knowledge and attitudes toward concussion care seeking in a national survey of parents of middle-school children in the US. J Sport Health Sci. 2021 Mar;10(2):113-121. doi: 10.1016/j.jshs.2020.09.001. Epub 2020 Sep 10. PMID: 32919064; PMCID: PMC7987565.

Kerr ZY, Ingram BM, Callahan CE, Nedimyer AK, Chandran A, Kossman MK, Hoang J, Gildner P, Register-Mihalik JK. Reporting of Concussion Symptoms by a Nationwide Survey of United States Parents of Middle School Children. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Nov 17;18(22):12070. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182212070. PMID: 34831822; PMCID: PMC8622026.

Walton SR, Kerr ZY, Mannix R, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, McCrea MA, Guskiewicz KM, Meehan WP 3rd, Echemendia RJ. Subjective Concerns Regarding the Effects of Sport-Related Concussion on Long-Term Brain Health among Former NFL Players: An NFL-LONG Study. Sports Med. 2022 May;52(5):1189-1203. doi: 10.1007/s40279-021-01589-5. Epub 2021 Nov 13. PMID: 34773581.

Brett BL, Kerr ZY, Walton SR, Chandran A, Defreese JD, Mannix R, Echemendia RJ, Meehan WP, Guskiewicz KM, McCrea M. Longitudinal trajectory of depression symptom severity and the influence of concussion history and physical function over a 19-year period among former National Football League (NFL) players: an NFL-LONG Study. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2022 Mar;93(3):272-279. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2021-326602. Epub 2021 Oct 18. PMID: 34663623; PMCID: PMC8854336.

Haarbauer-Krupa JK, Register-Mihalik JK, Nedimyer AK, Chandran A, Kay MC, Gildner P, Kerr ZY. Factors associated with concussion symptom knowledge and attitudes towards concussion care-seeking among parents of children aged 5-10 years. J Safety Res. 2021 Sep;78:203-209. doi: 10.1016/j.jsr.2021.05.003. Epub 2021 May 20. PMID: 34399916; PMCID: PMC9139453.

Wikstrom EA, Cain MS, Chandran A, Song K, Regan T, Migel K, Kerr ZY. Lateral Ankle Sprain and Subsequent Ankle Sprain Risk: A Systematic Review. J Athl Train. 2021 Jun 1;56(6):578-585. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-168-20. PMID: 34375983; PMCID: PMC8223615.

Brett BL, Nader AM, Kerr ZY, Chandran A, Walton SR, DeFreese JD, Guskiewicz KM, McCrea M. Disparate Associations of Years of Football Participation and a Metric of Head Impact Exposure with Neurobehavioral Outcomes in Former Collegiate Football Players. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2022 Jan;28(1):22-34. doi: 10.1017/S1355617721000047. Epub 2021 Feb 10. PMID: 33563361; PMCID: PMC8353007.

Chandran A, Brown DW, Zieff GH, Kerr ZY, Credeur D, Stoner L. Estimating local arterial stiffness using mixed-effects model-based residuals: a novel approach. Hypertens Res. 2021 Jun;44(6):727-729. doi: 10.1038/s41440-021-00616-2. Epub 2021 Jan 28. PMID: 33510450.

Brett BL, Walton SR, Kerr ZY, Nelson LD, Chandran A, Defreese JD, Echemendia RJ, Guskiewicz KM, Meehan Iii WP, McCrea MA. Distinct latent profiles based on neurobehavioural, physical and psychosocial functioning of former National Football League (NFL) players: an NFL-LONG Study. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2021 Mar;92(3):282-290. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2020-324244. Epub 2021 Jan 22. PMID: 33483350.

Walton SR, Kerr ZY, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, Smith-Ryan AE, Stoner L, Echemendia RJ, McCrea M, Meehan Iii WP, Guskiewicz KM. Health-promoting behaviours and concussion history are associated with cognitive function, mood- related symptoms and emotional-behavioural dyscontrol in former NFL players: an NFL-LONG Study. Br J Sports Med. 2021 Jun;55(12):683-690. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103400. Epub 2021 Jan 4. PMID: 33397673.

Pierpoint LA, Collins C. Epidemiology of Sport-Related Concussion. Clin Sports Med. 2021 Jan;40(1):1-18. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2020.08.013. PMID: 33187601.

Mihalik JP, Chandran A, Powell JR, Roby PR, Guskiewicz KM, Stemper BD, Shah AS, Rowson S, Duma S, Harezlak J, Riggen L, Broglio SP, McAllister TW, McCrea M; CARE Consortium Investigators. Do Head Injury Biomechanics Predict Concussion Clinical Recovery in College American Football Players? Ann Biomed Eng. 2020 Nov;48(11):2555-2565. doi: 10.1007/s10439-020-02658-y. Epub 2020 Nov 2. PMID: 33136240.

Verhagen E, Clarsen B, Capel-Davies J, Collins C, Derman W, de Winter D, Dunn N, Ellenbecker TS, Forde R, Hainline B, Larkin J, Reid M, Renstrom PA, Stroia K, Wolstenholme S, Pluim BM. Tennis-specific extension of the International Olympic Committee consensus statement: methods for recording and reporting of epidemiological data on injury and illness in sport 2020. Br J Sports Med. 2021 Jan;55(1):9-13. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102360. Epub 2020 Oct 20. PMID: 33082146; PMCID: PMC7788227.


Wikstrom EA, Cain MS, Chandran A, Song K, Regan T, Migel K, Kerr ZY. Lateral ankle sprain increases subsequent ankle sprain risk: a systematic review. J Athl Train. 2020 Nov 5. doi: 10.4085/168-20. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33150443.

Nedimyer AK, Chandran A, Hirschhorn RM, Adams WM, Pryor RR, Casa DJ, Register-Mihalik JK, Kerr ZY. Exertional Heat-Stroke Management Practices and Intentions Among Secondary School Football Athletic Trainers. J Athl Train. 2020 Oct 1;55(10):1081-1088. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-474-19. PMID: 32966554; PMCID: PMC7594601.

Powell JR, Boltz AJ, DeCicco JP, Chandran A, DeLellis SM, Healy ML, Kane SF, Lynch JH, Means GE, Hackney AC, Mihalik JP. Neuroinflammatory Biomarkers Associated With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury History in Special Operations Forces Combat Soldiers. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2020 Sep/Oct;35(5):300-307. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000598. PMID: 32881763.

Kerr ZY, Gildner P, Nedimyer AK, Chandran A, Kay MC, Byrd KH, Register- Mihalik JK. Approaching community priorities in youth sports injury prevention research. Inj Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 6;7(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s40621-020-00261-2. PMID: 32624001; PMCID: PMC7335636.

Roby PR, Chandran A, Barczak-Scarboro NE, DeLellis SM, Ford CB, Healy ML, Means GE, Kane SF, Lynch JH, Mihalik JP. Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Special Operations Forces Combat Soldiers. Ann Biomed Eng. 2020 Jun;48(6):1651-1660. doi: 10.1007/s10439-020-02514-z. Epub 2020 Apr 23. PMID: 32328806.

Chandran A, DiPietro L, Young H, Elmi A. Modeling time loss from sports-related injuries using random effects models: an illustration using soccer-related injury observations. [e-published ahead of print April 28, 2020]. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. doi:  


McKenzie LB, Roberts KJ, Collins CL, Clark RM, Smith KC, Manganello J. Maternal Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavioral Intention after Exposure to Injury Prevention Recommendations in the News Media. J Health Commun. 2019;24(7-8):625-632. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2019.1646357. Epub 2019 Aug 3. PMID: 31378155.

Gillespie SM, Wasserman EB, Wood NE, Wang H, Dozier A, Nelson D, McConnochie KM, Shah MN. High-Intensity Telemedicine Reduces Emergency Department Use by Older Adults With Dementia in Senior Living Communities. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Aug;20(8):942-946. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.03.024. Epub 2019 Jul 15. PMID: 31315813; PMCID: PMC7213053.

Talarico MK, Lynall RC, Mauntel TC, Wasserman EB, Padua DA, Mihalik JP. Effect of Single-Leg Squat Speed and Depth on Dynamic Postural Control Under Single-Task and Dual-Task Paradigms. J Appl Biomech. 2019 Aug 1;35(4):272-279. doi: 10.1123/jab.2018-0327. Epub 2019 Jun 13. PMID: 31034324.


Edward J, Morris S, Mataoui F, Granberry P, Williams MV, Torres I. The impact of health and health insurance literacy on access to care for Hispanic/Latino communities. Public Health Nurs. 2018 May;35(3):176-183. doi: 10.1111/phn.12385. Epub 2018 Jan 26. PMID: 29372751.

Miller KN, Collins CL, Chounthirath T, Smith GA. Pediatric Sports- and Recreation-Related Eye Injuries Treated in US Emergency Departments. Pediatrics. 2018 Feb;141(2):e20173083. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-3083. Epub 2018 Jan 8. PMID: 29311358.

Wasserman EB, Herzog MM, Collins CL, Morris SN, Marshall SW. Fundamentals of Sports Analytics. Clin Sports Med. 2018;37(3):387-400.
PMID: 29903381

Priego Quesada JI, Sanchis Almenara M, Kerr ZY, Alcantara E. Examination of the risk factors associated with injured recreational padel players in Spain. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2018;58(1-2):98-105.
PMID: 27627991

Blazewick DH, Chounthirath T, Hodges NL, Collins CL, Smith GA. Stair- related injuries treated in United States emergency departments. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Apr;36(4):608-614. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.09.034. Epub 2017 Sep 20. PMID: 28947224.

Adelson SL, Chounthirath T, Hodges NL, Collins CL, Smith GA. Pediatric Playground-Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments in the United States. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 May;57(5):584-592. doi: 10.1177/0009922817732144. Epub 2017 Sep 22. PMID: 28937299.


Heick JD, Bay C, Dompier TP, Valovich McLeod TC. RELATIONSHIPS AMONG COMMON VISION AND VESTIBULAR TESTS IN HEALTHY RECREATIONAL ATHLETES. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Aug;12(4):581-591. PMID: 28900564; PMCID: PMC5534148.

Kroshus E, Kerr ZY, DeFreese JD, Parsons JT. Concussion knowledge and communication behaviors of collegiate wrestling coaches. Health Communication. 2017;32(8):963-969.
PMID: 27462963


Yengo-Kahn AM, Zuckerman SL, Stotts J, Zalneraitis BH, Gardner RM, Kerr ZY, Solomon GS. Performance following a first professional concussion among National Basketball Association players. Phys Sportsmed. 2016 Sep;44(3):297-303. doi: 10.1080/00913847.2016.1200956. Epub 2016 Jun 24. PMID: 27294806.

Kerr ZY, Dalton SL, Roos KG, Djoko A, Phelps J, Dompier TP. Comparison of Indiana High School Football Injury Rates by Inclusion of the USA Football “Heads Up Football” Player Safety Coach. Orthop J Sports Med. 2016 May 19;4(5):2325967116648441. doi: 10.1177/2325967116648441. PMID: 27275000; PMCID: PMC4876440.

Kerr ZY, Mihalik JK, Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Marshall SW. Motivations Associated With Nondisclosure of Self-Reported Concussions in Former Collegiate Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2016;44(1):220-225.
PMID: 26582799
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Kerr ZY, Evenson KR, Moore K, Block R, Diez Roux AV. Changes in walking associated with perceived neighborhood safety and police-recorded crime: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Prev Med.2015;73:88-93.
PMID: 25625690
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Kerr ZY, Littleton AC, Cox LM, et al. Estimating Contact Exposure in Football Using the Head Impact Exposure Estimate. J Neurotrauma. 2015;32(14):1083-1089.
PMID: 25603189
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Kerr ZY, Mihalik JP, Guskiewicz KM, Rosamond WD, Evenson KR, Marshall SW. Agreement between athlete-recalled and clinically documented concussion histories in former collegiate athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2015;43(3):606-613.
PMID: 25560539

Kerr ZY, Snook EM, Lynall RC, et al. Concussion-Related Protocols and Preparticipation Assessments Used for Incoming Student-Athletes in National Collegiate Athletic Association Member Institutions. J Athl Train. 2015;50(11):1174-1181.
PMID: 26540099
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Kerr ZY, Evenson KR, Rosamond WD, Mihalik JP, Guskiewicz KM, Marshall SW. Association between concussion and mental health in former collegiate athletes. Inj Epidemiol. 2014;(1)28. doi:10.1186/s40621-014-0028-x.
PMID: 27747661
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Kerr ZY, DeFreese JD, Marshall SW. Current Physical and Mental Health of Former Collegiate Athletes.Orthop J Sports Med. 2014;2(8):2325967114544107.
PMID: 26535354
Kerr ZY, Collins CL, Mihalik JP, Marshall SW, Guskiewicz KM, Comstock RD. Impact locations and concussion outcomes in high school football player-to-player collisions. Pediatrics. 2014;134(3):489-496.