Neal Glaviano

Assistant Professor, Athletic Training Clinical Coordinator

Kinesiology


Academic Degrees:

University of Virginia, Ph.D., 2016

University of Virginia, M. Ed., 2008

University of Connecticut, B.S., 2007

 

Biography:

Dr. Glaviano is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Glaviano completed his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from the University of Connecticut in 2007.  He attended the University of Virginia for graduate school, earning a M.Ed. in Athletic Training in 2008 and a Ph.D. in Sports Medicine in 2016.  Dr. Glaviano worked clinically in a private physical therapy clinic and outreach to high schools in both Connecticut and Virginia. His research interests include the evaluation and treatment of patellofemoral pain, optimizing lumbopelvic-hip complex function and the use of electrical stimulation to optimize muscle function following injury.

 

Areas of Expertise:

Patellofemoral Pain

Muscle Inhibition

Lumbopelvic-Hip Complex

Rehabilitation

Therapeutic Exercise

 

Teaching Responsibilities

KINS 5105: Clinical Epidemiology in Athletic Training

KINS 5113: Therapeutic Interventions III

 

Funded Research:

Impairment-Based Rehabilitation for Patellofemoral Pain

Motor Point Identification for the Application of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

 

Selected Publications:

  1. Glaviano NR, Marshall AN, Mangum LC, Hart JM, Hertel J, Russel S, Saliba S. Rehabilitation with Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation Improves Lower Extremity Biomechanics in Females with Patellofemoral Pain. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 2019 Dec 10:1-11 [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Gilfeather D, Norte G, Ingersoll CD, Glaviano NR. Central Activation Ratio is a Reliable Measure for Gluteal Neuromuscular Function. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 2019 Nov 27:1-7 [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Glaviano NR, Saliba S. Differences in Gluteal and Quadriceps Muscle Activity during Weight-Bearing Rehabilitation Exercises in Individuals with Patellofemoral Pain. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2019 Nov 13 [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Baellow A, Glaviano NR, Hertel J, Saliba S. Lower Extremity Strength, Kinematics, and Activation during a Drop Vertical Jump in Females with and without Patellofemoral Pain. Journal of Athletic Training.
  5. Glaviano NR, Baellow A, Saliba S. Influence of Fear Avoidance Beliefs on Lower Extremity Kinematics in Females with and without Patellofemoral Pain. Athletic Training and Sports Healthcare. 2019;11(4):192-200
  6. McCleve J, Donovan L, Ingersoll CD, Armstrong C, Glaviano NR. Fibular Reposition Taping Does Not Change Lower Extremity Biomechanics during Gait in Active Adults with Chronic Ankle Instability. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training. 2019;24(3):122-128
  7. Glaviano NR, Bazett-Jones DM, Norte G. Gluteal Muscle Inhibition: Consequence of Patellofemoral Pain? Medical Hypotheses. 2019 May;126:9-14
  8. Glaviano NR, Marshall AN, Mangum LC, Hart JM, Hertel J, Russel S, Saliba S. Impairment Based Rehabilitation with Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation Improves Lower Extremity Function in Individuals with Patellofemoral Pain. Journal of Athletic Training. 2019 Mar; 54(3):255-269
  9. Glaviano NR, Saliba S. Association of Altered Frontal Plane Kinematics and Physical Activity Levels in Females with Patellofemoral Pain. Gait and Posture. 2018 Sep; 65:86-88
  10. Moore C, Donovan L, Murray AM, Armstrong C, Glaviano NR. Effect of External Ankle Taping on Lower Extremity Kinetics and Kinematics in Young Adult Males. Sports Biomechanics. 2018 Jul; 23:1-16 [EPub Ahead of Print]
  11. Glaviano NR, Saliba S. Relationship between Lower Extremity Strength and Subjective Function in Individuals with Patellofemoral Pain. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 2018 Jul;27(4):327-333
  12. Weiss A, Glaviano NR, Resch J, Saliba S. Motor point reliability and validity of the quadriceps muscle. Muscle and Nerve. January 2018;57(1), E1-E7
  13. Glaviano NR, Baellow A, Saliba S. Physical Activity Levels and Subjective Function in Individuals with and without Patellofemoral Pain. Physical Therapy in Sport 2017 Sept; 27:12-16
  14. Glaviano NR, Saliba S. Impairment Based Rehabilitation for Patellofemoral Pain Patient. The Physician and Sportsmedicine. 2016 Sep; 44(3):311-23
  15. Glaviano NR, Saliba S. Immediate Effect of Patterned Electrical Stimulation on Pain and Muscle Activation in Individuals with Patellofemoral Pain. Journal of Athletic Training.2016;51(2):118-128
  16. Glaviano NR, Huntsman S, Dembeck A, Hart JM, Saliba S. Improvements in Kinematics, Muscle Activity and Pain During Functional Tasks in Females with Patellofemoral Pain following a Single Patterned Electrical Stimulation Treatment. Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Feb;32:20-27
  17. Glaviano NR, Saliba S. Can the Use of Neuromuscular Electrical Simulation be Improved to Optimize Quadriceps Strengthening? Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 2016 Jan;8(1):79-85
  18. Glaviano NR, Kew M, Hart JM, Saliba S. Demographic and Epidemiological Trends in Patellofemoral Pain. International Journal of Sport Physical Therapy 2015;10(3):281-290

 

Associations/Committees/Outreach

National Athletic Trainers Association

American College of Sports Medicine

McCue Society

Contact Information
Emailneal.glaviano@uconn.edu