Clinical Associate Professor

Professor Kelly Tourville is a nationally board-certified and Vermont State licensed Athletic Trainer (ATC), and nationally board certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC). As a clinical associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, she currently teaches interprofessionally within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences to include courses in Exercise Science, Integrative Health, and Athletic Training curriculums. In her role as Program Director and Clinical Education Coordinator of Athletic Training, she established and maintained the more than 25 affiliated clinical site contracts associated with UVM’s AT Program.

Upon graduating from UVM with a B.S. in Health Education, Professor Tourville worked as an AT in an outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation clinic for several years before she returned to UVM under a graduate teaching fellowship to earn her M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Design/Education. Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member, she worked with UVM’s Division 1 athletes, including the alpine/Nordic skiing, swimming, diving and tennis teams and has served as a clinical outreach athletic trainer in the Burlington community throughout her career. Professor Tourville has also served as the treasurer for the Vermont Association of Athletic Trainers and is a longstanding member of the VAAT scholarship committee.


  • Vacek PM, Slauterbeck JR, Tourville TW, Sturnick DR, Holterman LA, Smith HC, Shultz SJ, Johnson RJ, Tourville KJ, Beynnon BD. Multivariate analysis of the risk factors for first-time non-contact ACL injury in college and high school athletes. A prospective cohort study with a nested, matched case-control analysis. Am J Sports Med. 44(6):1492-501, 2016. PMID: 27217522.
  • Tourville TW, Shultz SJ, Vacek PM, Knudsen EJ, Bernstein IM, Tourville KJ, Hardy DM, Slauterbeck JR, Johnson RJ, Beynnon BD. Evaluation of an algorithm to predict menstrual cycle phase at the time of injury. Journal of Athletic Training. 51(1):47-56, 2016. PMID: 26807868.
  • Beynnon BD, Ryder SH, Konradsen L, Johnson RJ, Johnson KA, Renstrom PA: “The effect of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Trauma and Bracing on Knee Proprioception.” University of Vermont, Department of Musculoskeletal Research. American Journal of Sports Medicine 27:2 150-155, 1999.

Associations and Affiliations

  • Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health
  • Vermont Health Coaching Collaborative
  • National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
  • Vermont Association of Athletic Trainers (VAAT)
Kelly Tourville

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Clinical education and practicum experience in athletic training and exercise science, Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching


  • Certificate in Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching; University of Vermont
  • M.Ed., Education - Interdisciplinary Design; University of Vermont
  • B.S., Health Education / Athletic Training; University of Vermont


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Office Location:

310C Rowell Building

Courses Taught

  • EXSC 175 - Applied Kinesiology
  • EXSC 270 - Exercise Science Professional Seminar
  • EXSC 272 - Senior Capstone Experience in Exercise Science
  • NH 050 - Approaches to Health: From Personal to Systemic
  • HLTH 188 - Motivational Interviewing Introduction: Lab Instructor
  • HLTH 288 - Motivational Interviewing Advance: Lab Instructor
  • DPT 410 - Fundamentals of Clinical Practice: Lab Instructor
  • AT 187 - Rehabilitation Techniques in Athletic Training
  • AT 190 - Senior Seminar in AT 1
  • AT 192 - Senior Seminar in AT II
  • AT 173 - Clinical Experience in AT V
  • AT 174 - Clinical Experience in AT VI