University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Bio for Timothy Tourville, PhD, ATC
Timothy Tourville, PhD, ATC

Timothy Tourville, PhD, ATC

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation


Contact Information
E-mail: Timothy.Tourville@uvm.edu
Phone:
802-656-2250
Office Location:
UVM COM Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, 95 Carrigan Drive, 401D Stafford Hall, Burlington, VT 05405

Education

PhD: Clinical and Translational Science, University of Vermont (2011)
MEd: Exercise Science, University of Vermont (2002)
BS: Sports Medicine/Athletic Training, Keene State College (1997)

Academic Appointments

Research Assistant Professor, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington VT. 2014-present

Lecturer, Athletic Training and Education Program, University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Burlington VT. 2013-present

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Medicine-Molecular Muscle Physiology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington VT. 2012-2014

Clinical Research Specialist and Project Coordinator, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington VT. 2005-2011.

Awards and Honors

Recipient, National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Research and Education Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Award (2014)
Recipient, McClure Award for Excellence in Research, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation (2011, 2012, 2013)
Recipient, Excellence in Athletic Training Award, Vermont Association of Athletic Trainers (2013)

Professional Societies

Orthopedic Research Society (ORS), Member (2010-Present)
Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), Member (2006-Present)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Member (2001-Present)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Member (1998-Present)
Vermont Association of Athletic Trainers (VAAT), Member (1998-Present)
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), Member (1998-Present)

Reviews (Journal and Grant)

Reviews (Journal)
Journal of Athletic Training
Journal of Orthopedic Research
Sports Health
Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
American Journal of Sports Medicine

Reviews (Grant)
National Athletic Trainers Association Research and Education Foundation
Eastern Athletic Trainers Association

Research Interests

Treatment of post-traumatic osteoarthritis and chronic disease with therapeutic exercise and its relationship with changes in biochemical, biomechanical, MRI, clinical- and patient-oriented outcomes
Osteoarthritis imaging (radiographic and MRI) and biomarker evaluation
Effectiveness of surgical techniques and rehabilitation following orthopaedic injuries
Physical activity as it relates to the prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of orthopaedic injuries

Research

9/2012-Present. NIH RO1 AG-033547. "Skeletal muscle dysfunction in the elderly with acute muscle disuse." (PI: Toth; Key Personnel & Postdoctoral Research Associate: Timothy Tourville)

7/1/12-6/30/13. College of Nursing & Health Sciences Research Incentive Grant. "Effects of a functionally-based sensorimotor exercise intervention on balance, strength, mobility and physical activity in adults with multiple sclerosis." (PI: Kasser; Key Personnel: Timothy Tourville)

6/05-12/11.  NIAMS RO1 AR051477. "The relationship between biomarkers of cartilage metabolism and osteoarthritis." (PI: Beynnon; Project Coordinator & Primary Evaluator: Timothy Tourville)

9/7/07-5/31/12. NIH 1 RO1 AR050421-01A2. "A case-control study of ACL injury risk factors". (PI: Beynnon; Key Personnel: Timothy Tourville)

Publications

Vacek PM, Newell M, Tourville TW, Smith HC, Shultz SJ, Slauterbeck JR, Johnson RJ, Beynnon BD. The effects of level of competition, sport and sex on the incidence of first-time non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury. Am J Sports Med. 2014; in press.

Beynnon BD, Hall JS, Sturnick DR, DeSarno MJ, Gardner-Morse M, Tourville TW, Smith HC, Slauterbeck JR, Shultz SJ, Johnson RJ, Vacek PM. The relationship between the risk of suffering a first time non-contact ACL injury and geometry of the femoral notch and anterior cruciate ligament: a prospective cohort study with a nested case control analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2014; in press.

Beynnon BD, Hall JS, Sturnick DR, DeSarno MJ, Gardner-Morse M, Tourville TW, Smith HC, Slauterbeck JR, Shultz SJ, Johnson RJ, Vacek PM. Increased slope of the lateral tibial plateau subchondral bone is associated with greater risk of non-contact ACL injury in females but not in males: a prospective cohort study with a nested, matched case-control analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2014; in press.

Beynnon BD, Vacek PM, Sturnick DR, Holterman LA, Gardner-Morse M, Tourville TW, Smith HC, Slauterbeck JR, Johnson RJ, Shultz SJ. Geometric profile of the tibial plateau cartilage surface is associated with the risk of non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury. J Orthop Res. 2014;32(1):61-8.

Tourville TW, Naud S, Slauterbeck JR, Johnson RJ, Beynnon BD. Relationship between isokinetic strength and tibiofemoral joint space width changes following ACL reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2014;42(2):302-11.

Tourville TW, Johnson RJ, Slauterbeck JR, Naud S, Beynnon BD. Assessment of early tibiofemoral joint space width changes after anterior cruciate ligament injury and reconstruction: a matched case-control study. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41(4):769-778.

Tourville TW, Johnson RJ, Slauterbeck JR, Naud S, Beynnon BD. Relationship between markers of Type II collagen metabolism and tibiofemoral joint space width changes after ACL injury and reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41(4):779-787.

Tourville TW, Smith HC, Shultz SJ, Vacek PM, Slauterbeck JR, Johnson RJ, Beynnon BD. Reliability of a new stabilized dynamometer system for the evaluation of hip strength. Sports Health. 2012;5(2):129-136.

Goetschius J, Smith HC, Vacek PM, Holterman LA, Shultz SJ, Tourville TW, Slauterbeck JR, Johnson RJ, Beynnon BD. Application of a clinic-based algorithm as a tool to identify female athletes at risk for anterior cruciate ligament injury: a case-control study. Am J Sports Med. 2012;40(9):1978-84.

Smith HC, Johnson RJ, Shultz SJ, Tourville TW, Holterman LA, Slauterbeck J, Vacek PM, Beynnon BD. A prospective evaluation of the Landing Error Scoring System (LESS) as a screening tool for anterior cruciate ligament injury risk. Am J Sports Med. 2012;40(3):521-526.

Slauterbeck JR, Kousa P, Clifton BC, Naud S, Tourville TW, Johnson RJ, Beynnon BD. Geographic mapping of meniscus and cartilage lesions associated with anterior cruciate ligament injuries. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91(9):2094-2103.

Tourville TW, Connolly DAJ, Reed BV. The effects of sensory-level high-volt pulsed electrical current on delayed onset muscle soreness. J Sports Sci. 2006;24(9):941-49.

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