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Jay N. Hertel

Professor
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Department of Kinesiology
Office location and address
Memorial Gym 202
210 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1999
M.Ed., University of Virginia, 1994
B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, 1993
Biography

Jay Hertel is the Joe H. Gieck Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. He directs UVA's graduate programs in Athletic Training & Sports Medicine and is co-director of the Exercise & Sport Injury Lab. His primary area of research deals with lateral ankle instability which he studies from a multifactorial perspective using diverse methods ranging from laboratory-based assessments of biomechanics and motor control to evidence-based practice principles inherent to clinical epidemiology. Dr. Hertel has authored or co-authored over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at numerous national and international sports medicine conferences.

His research has been funded by agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, National Athletic Trainers' Association, Research & Education Foundation, American Physical Therapy Association, and the National Football League Charities. Dr. Hertel is a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Athletic Trainers' Association. In 2011, he received the Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research, the highest career research award in athletic training. Dr. Hertel is a senior associate editor for the Journal of Athletic Training and a member of the international advisory board for Physical Therapy in Sport.

Kupperman MAATA proposal
Source: Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainer Association
January 01, 2021 – December 31, 2021
Field-Based Gait Training for Runners with Exercise-Related Lower Leg Pain
Source: Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainer Association
July 01, 2019 – December 31, 2021
Effects of gait biofeedback and impairment-based rehabilitation in individuals with chronic ankle instability
Source: National Athletic Trainers Association
July 10, 2018 – June 30, 2021
CU-KINE Effects of gait retraining on ankle position during walking in individuals with chronic ankle instability - Fellowship on behalf of Rachel Koldenhoven
Source: Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainer Association
January 01, 2018 – December 31, 2018
CU-Functional Evaluation to Predict Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury
Source: OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
January 08, 2013 – August 31, 2016
CU Lower Extremity Muscle Architecture and Function in Patients with and without Chronic Ankle Instability
Source: National Athletic Trainers Association
July 01, 2014 – June 30, 2015
CU-Rehabilitation for Chronic Ankle Instability with and without Destabilization Devices/Donovan
Source: National Athletic Trainers Association
August 01, 2013 – July 31, 2014
KINE 4000: Practicum in Kinesiology
Credits: 3
The practicum is a clinically oriented course to enable students in kinesiology to explore their professional goals. Students contact a professional in the arena of their choice. Students work under the supervision of the professional for 120 hours during the semester, keep a journal of their learning experiences, and write a case study and an evaluation of the experience due the last day of class for the semester
KINE 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for undergraduates working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for master's level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 7600: Translational Research in Athletic Training
Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction to the principles of designing, executing, and interpreting clinical and translational research in the disciplines of athletic training and sports medicine. This class is specifically for students enrolled in the accredited post-professional masters program in athletic training within the Kinesiology Program.
KINE 7620: Evidence-Based Sports Medicine
Credits: 3
This course introduces students to the principles of evidence-based medicine, clinical epidemiology, and the interpretation of clinical research that assesses prevention, diagnostic, and treatment strategies in sports medicine. The course is targeted at students who are already professionally credentialed as athletic trainers, physical therapists, or other health care providers.
KINE 8630: Readings in Sports Medicine Research
Credits: 1–3
A doctoral-level seminar that addresses current topics related to research in the areas of injury risk factor screening, prevention, diagnosis, or treatment in sports medicine. Focus is on study design, execution, and interpretation of both laboratory and clinical research in sports medicine. Prerequisite: Kinesiology Doctoral student
KINE 8980: Practicum
Credits: 1–6
Supervised field experiences under the direction of professional staff. Student should obtain approval from their advisor before registering for this practicum.
KINE 8998: Master's Research Internship
Credits: 1–12
Designed to give masters students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines.
KINE 8999: Master's Thesis
Credits: 1–6
Designed to give masters students who are completing a master's thesis.
KINE 9740: Internship in College Teaching or Supervision
Credits: 1–6
Opportunities for experienced doctoral students to teach courses or partial courses at the University, or to supervise student teachers under the guidance of a faculty member. Opportunities are arranged by the students with the assistance of the sponsoring faculty member.
KINE 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for doctoral level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisite: Advisor permission required.
KINE 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.