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Neuromuscular Research Laboratory
Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Awards and Grants

The Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL) has been regularly recognized by the sports medicine community for its continual scientific contributions. The following awards and honors have been presented to our personnel. The NMRL has also been awarded a number of grants from several agencies for its ongoing research.


American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

Freddie H. Fu Award

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Journal of Athletic Training

National Athletic Trainers' Association


Governmental Grants

Independent Grants

University of Pittsburgh Grants


Freddie H. Fu Award

Freddie H. Fu Graduate Research Award

2010 Karen Keenan, MA, ATC
Katelyn Fleishman, MS
Nicholas Heebner, ATC
2009 Jonathan Akins, MS
Jon Pederson, ATC
2008 Tony House, MS, ATC
Yungchien Chu, MS
Gordon Huang, PT
2007 Anne Benjaminse, PT
2006 Candice Schucker, ATC
Ken Learman, MS, PT
2005 Craig Wassinger, MS, PT
Dan Ricci, ATC and Saki Oyama, ATC