Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, published “Everyone Profits from Concussion Except the Athletes” on PennLive this past Saturday, In the opinion piece, Dompier discusses how everyone associated with the concussion industry—from the healthcare industry and researchers to lawyers and expert witnesses—benefits financially, except the athletes themselves.
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Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, recently learned that he has been recognized as a National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Fellow, which is the highest distinction an athletic training researcher can receive, and that he was named a 2018 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer (MDAT) by NATA, which is awarded only to the most distinguished scholars in the profession. Dompier joins recent winners from the University of Virginia, University of Michigan, and University of Connecticut. Be being named a NATA Fellow, Dompier joins an elite group of 61 NATA Fellows out of 45,000 professionals. He will receive the awards during the association’s annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nev., in June.
Yeargin S.W., Dompier T.P., Casa D.J., Hirschhorn R.M., Kerr Z.Y. Epidemiology of Exertional Heat Illnesses in National Collegiate Athletic Association Athletes During the 2009–2010 Through 2014–2015 Academic Years. Journal of Athletic Training. 2019;54(1). doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-504-17.
Dompier T.P., Kucera K.L., Derzner J., Casa D.J., Register-Mihalik J., Guskiewicz K.M. Sudden Death, Near Death and Catastrophic Injury Reporting: A ‘Call to Action’ for Athletic Trainers. Journal of Athletic Training. 2018;53(11). doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-77-18
Simon J., Snyder Valier A.R., Kerr Z.Y., Djoko A., Marshall S.W., Dompier T.P. Changes in Patient-Reported Outcome Measures from the Time of Injury to Return to Play in Adolescent Athletes at Secondary Schools with an Athletic Trainer. Journal of Athletic Training. 2018;53(7). Doi:10.4085/1062-6050-553-15.
Grooms D.R, Simon J.E, Dalton S.L., Dompier T.P., Kerr Z.Y. High School Athletic Trainer Services for Knee Injuries. Journal of Athletic Training. 2018; 53(10). doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-48-17.
Dr. Thomas Dompier’s, associate professor of athletic training, op-ed “Unfair play: Insurance costs are making football, other sports, prohibitively expensive,” published on USA Today Feb. 6. USA Today previously published Dompier op-eds Aug. 27, 2018, “I’m donating my brain to science for the sake of football and facts. Really.”; and April 25, 2018, “Replacing youth tackle football with flag football might not make our children safer.”
Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, had a second op-ed published in USA Today this year. USA Today published “I’m donating my brain to science for the sake of football and facts. Really,” August 27. In the piece, Dr. Dompier noted that with football season now underway, “Let’s not exaggerate the risk of brain damage from sports. Instead let’s study more brains, including mine.”
Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, had the first two papers of a series of manuscripts he co-authored published. The manuscripts describe injuries across 13 high school and collegiate sports spanning a decade of injury surveillance. Individual sport papers will be released over the next several issues of the Journal of Athletic Training and can be read free.
Zachary Y. Kerr, R. Dawn Comstock, Thomas P. Dompier, and Stephen W. Marshall (2018) The First Decade of Web-Based Sports Injury Surveillance (2004–2005 Through 2013–2014): Methods of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance Program and High School Reporting Information Online. Journal of Athletic Training. 2018 July 19. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-143-17.
Lynall R.C., Gardner E.C., Paolucci J., Currie D.W., Knowles S.B., Pierpoint L.A., Wasserman E.B., Dompier T.P., Comstock R.D., Marshall S.W., Kerr Z.Y. The First Decade of Web-Based Sports Injury Surveillance: Descriptive Epidemiology of Injuries in US High School Girls’ Field Hockey (2008–2009 Through 2013–2014) and National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Field Hockey (2004–2005 Through 2013–2014). Journal of Athletic Training. 2018 July 11. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-173-17.
Dr. Dompier Co-Authors Paper on High School Athletic Injuries
Dr. Thomas P. Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, co-authored a paper that was recently published by the Journal of Athletic Training. He co-authored “Athletic Training Service Characteristics for Patients with Ankle Sprains Sustained During High School Athletics” with colleagues from Indian University, Ohio University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Simon JE, Wikstrom EA, Grooms DR, Docherty CL, Dompier TP, Kerr ZY. Athletic Training Service Characteristics for Patients with Ankle Sprains Sustained During High School Athletics. J Athl Train. 2018 Jan 26. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-449-16. [Epub ahead of print].
Dr. Thomas P. Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, published “Replacing youth tackle football with flag football might not make our children safer,” in USA Today. The piece, in which Dr. Dompier argues that removing helmets from the tackle equation will not prevent head trauma, was picked up nationwide by numerous USA partners.
Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, co-authored “Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury Risk After Concussion Recovery in High School Athletes,” which was published in the Journal of Athletic Training in November. That same month, he provided three guest lectures on “Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine for Public Health Research Methods”—via WebEx—to students at the University of South Carolina, School of Public Health.
Lynall RC, Mauntel TC, Pohlig RT, Kerr ZY, Dompier TP, Hall EE, Buckley TA. Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury Risk After Concussion Recovery in High School Athletes. J Athl Train. 2017 Nov; 52(11):1028-1034. PMID: 29140128
Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, will present on “Coach Education and Practice Restrictions in Youth Football: A Longitudinal Study” at the 110/111 NFL Brains: Myths, Truth and Insight about CTE conference in Chicago next week. Fellow panelists include Dr. Julian Bailes, chief of neurosurgery at NorthShore University Hospital—who was played by Alec Baldwin in the movie Concussion—and Dr. William Barr, director of neuropsychology at the New York University School of Medicine.