Adam Lepley

Assistant Professor in Residence | Program Director, Athletic Training Program


Title:

Program Director | Athletic Training Program
Assistant Professor in Residence | Department of Kinesiology
Assistant Professor | Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Degrees:

Ph.D., University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
M.A., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
B.S., Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Areas of Expertise:

Neural Excitability, Neuromuscular Control, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Muscle Inhibition

Biography:

Dr. Lepley’s research agenda is focused on understanding neural contributions to muscle dysfunction and their involvement in lower extremity biomechanical and self-reported disability following traumatic knee joint injuries. The overall goal of this research is to identify the origins of persistent neuromuscular dysfunction for the purpose of maintaining long-term joint health following acute injury.

 

Laboratories:

Sport Optimization And Rehabilitation (SOAR) Division of the Human Performance Laboratory, Primary Faculty, http://hpl.uconn.edu/soar/

Selected Publications:

Associations/Committees/Outreach:

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • Athletic Trainers’ Osteoarthritis Consortium
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Associate Editor: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • The Connecticut Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (IBaCS)
Contact Information
Emailadam.lepley@uconn.edu
Phone860-486-0019
Office LocationHorsebarn Hill Science Complex Biology Building 4, Room 015 3107 Horsebarn Hill Rd, Unit 4137 Storrs, CT 06269-4137; Gampel Pavilion 217 2095 Hillside Rd, Unit 1110 Storrs, CT 06269-1110