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Collegiate football injury research garners award

January 29, 2013

Dr. Ivan Mulligan, associate professor of physical therapy, and Mark Boland, director of physical therapy at the DiSepio Institute, are the recipients of the 2012 JOSPT Excellence in Research Award for their article titled “Prevalence of Neurocognitive and Balance Deficits in Collegiate Football Players Without Clinically Diagnosed Concussion." The article appeared in the July 2012 issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy.

The award recognizes the best article published in the JOSPT during a calendar year. Selection is based on the importance of the contribution to clinical or basic science related to orthpaedic or sports physical therapy, the relevance of the article to clinical practice, the quality of the research and the quality of the writing. The award was presented to Dr. Mulligan and Mr. Boland during the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, CA, on January 23.