Research 

Peer Reviewed Publications

Rhon DI, Plisky PJ, Kiesel K, Greenlee TA, Bullock GS, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Teyhen DS. Predicting Subsequent Injury after Being Cleared to Return to Work from Initial Lumbar or Lower Extremity Injury. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2023 Jul 24. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000003257. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37486770.

 

Rhon DI, Teyhen DS, Kiesel K, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Greenlee TA, Plisky PJ. Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Return to Full Duty in a Military Population After a Recent Injury: Differences Between Lower-Extremity and Spine Injuries. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2022 Jan 28;4(1):e17-e27. doi: 10.1016/j.asmr.2021.09.028. PMID: 35141533; PMCID: PMC8811499.

 

Plisky P, Schwartkopf-Phifer K, Huebner B, Garner MB, Bullock G. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Y-Balance Test Lower Quarter: Reliability, Discriminant Validity, and Predictive Validity. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2021;16(5):1190-1209. Published 2021 Oct 1. doi:10.26603/001c.27634

 

Rhon DI, Teyhen DS, Kiesel K, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Greenlee TA, Plisky PJ. Recovery, rehabilitation, and return to full duty in a military population after a recent injury: Differences between lower extremity and spine injuries. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2022 Jan 28;4(1):e17-e27. doi: 10.1016/j.asmr.2021.09.028. PMID: 35141533; PMCID: PMC8811499.

 

Plisky PJ, Bullock GS, Garner MB, et al. The Dorsiflexion Range of Motion Screen: A Validation Study. IJSPT. 2021;16(2):306-311.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Plisky PJ. Identification of Risk Factors Prospectively Associated with Musculoskeletal Injury in a Warrior Athlete Population. Sports Health. 2020. Nov/Dec;12(6):564-572

 

Krysak S, Harnish CR, Plisky PJ, Knab AM, Bullock GS. Fundamental Movement and Dynamic Balance Disparities Among Varying Skill Levels in Golfers. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2019 Jul;14(4):537-545

 

Gourlay J,  Bullock G, Weaver A, Matsel K, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. The Reliability and Criterion Validity of a Novel Dorsiflexion Range of Motion Screen. Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. 2019

 

Huebner BJ, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB, Schwartzkof-Phifer K. Can Injury Risk Category Be Changed In Athletes? An Analysis Of An Injury Prevention System. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2019; 14(1): 127-134/ DOI: 10.26603/ijspt20190127

 

Sipe CL, Ramey KD, Plisky PJ, Taylor JD.  The Y Balance Test Lower Quarter is a Valid and Reliable Assessment in Older Adults. J Aging Phys Act. 2019 Jan 24:1-23.

 

Teyhen DS, Goffar SL, Shaffer SW, Kiesel K, Butler RJ, Tedaldi AM, Prye JC, Rhon DI, Plisky PJ. Incidence of Musculoskeletal Injury in US Army Unit Types: A Prospective Cohort Study. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2018 Oct;48(10):749-757.

 

Bullock GS, Arnold TW, Plisky PJ, Butler RJ. Basketball Players' Dynamic Performance Across Competition Levels. J Strength Cond Res. 2018 Apr 4.

 

Rhon DI, Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Kiesel K, Plisky PJ. Developing predictive models for return to work using the Military Power, Performance and Prevention (MP3) musculoskeletal injury risk algorithm: a study protocol for an injury risk assessment programme. Inj Prev. 2018 Feb;24(1):81-88.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Boyles RE, McMillian DJ, Plisky PJ. Association of Physical Inactivity, Weight, Smoking, and Prior Injury on Physical Performance in a Military Setting. J Athl Train. 2016; Nov;51(11):866-875.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Boyles RE, McMillian DJ, Plisky PJ. Application of Athletic Movement Tests that Predict Injury Risk in a Military Population: Development of Normative Data. Mil Med. 2016;181(10):1324-1334.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Williamson JN, Plisky PJ. What Risk Factors Are Associated With Musculoskeletal Injury in US Army Rangers? A Prospective Prognostic Study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Sep;473(9):2948-58.

 

Butler RJ, Myers HS, Black D, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ, Moorman CT 3rd, Queen RM. Bilateral differences in the upper quarter function of high school aged baseball and softball players. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Aug;9(4):518-24.

 

Butler R, Arms J, Reiman M, Plisky P, Kiesel K, Taylor D, Queen R. Sex differences in dynamic closed kinetic chain upper quarter function in collegiate swimmers. J Athl Train. 2014 Jul-Aug;49(4):442-6.

 

Teyhen DS, Riebel MA, McArthur DR, Savini M, Jones MJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. Normative data and the influence of age and gender on power, balance, flexibility, and functional movement in healthy service members. Mil Med. Apr 2014;179(4):413-420.

 

Butler RJ, Queen RM, Beckman B, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ, Comparison of dynamic balance in adolescent male soccer players from Rwanda and the United States.  Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2013; 8(6): 749-755.

 

Kiesel KB, Butler RJ, Plisky PJ. Limited and Asymmetrical Fundamental Movement Patterns Predict Injury in American Football Players. J Sport Rehabil. 2014 May;23(2):88-94.

 

Butler RJ , Lehr ME, Fink M, Kiesel KB,  Plisky PJ. Dynamic Balance Performance and Noncontact Lower Extremity Injury in College Football Players: An Initial Study. Sports Health. 2013 Sep;5(5):417-22.

 

Lehr ME, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB, Butler RJ, Fink M, Underwood FB. Field Expedient Screening and Injury Risk Algorithm Categories as Predictors of Non-Contact Lower Extremity Injury. Scan J Med Sci Sport. 2013 Aug;23(4):e225-32

 

Butler RJ, Contreras M, Burton LC, Plisky PJ,  Goode A,. Kiesel KB. Modifiable Risk Factors Predict injuries in Firefighters during Training Academies. Work. 2013; 46(1):11-7.

 

Gribble PA, Hertel J, Plisky PJ. Using the Star Excursion Balance Test to Assess Dynamic Postural Control Deficits and Outcomes in Lower Extremity Injury:  a literature and systematic review. J Athl Train. 2012;47(3):339-57.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Umlauf JA, Akerman RJ, Canada JB, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Walker MJ, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. Automation to improve efficiency of field expedient injury prediction screening. J Strength Cond Res. 2012 Jul;26 Suppl 2:S61-72.

 

Butler RJ, SouthersC, Gorman PP, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ.  Differences in Soccer Players’ Dynamic Balance Across Levels of Competition. J Athl Train. 2012;47(6):616-620.

 

Gorman PP, Butler RJ, Kiesel KB, Rauh MJ, Plisky PJ. Differences in dynamic balance scores in one sport versus multiple sport high school athletes. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2012 ;7(2):148-53.

 

Gorman PP, Plisky PJ, Butler RJ, Kiesel KB. Upper Quarter Y Balance Test: Reliability and  Performance Comparison Between Genders in Active Adults. J Strength Cond Res. 2012; 26(11):3043-8.

 

Butler RJ,  Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. Interrater Reliability of Videotaped Performance on the Functional Movement Screen Using the 100-Point Scoring Scale. Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. 2012 ; 4 (3): 103-109.

 

Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ, Butler RJ. Functional Movement Test Scores Improve following an Off-season Intervention Program in Professional Football Players. Scand J Med Sci Sport 2011; 21(2): 287-92.

 

Butler RJ, Plisky PJ, ¬†Southers C, Scoma C,¬† Kiesel KB. The Functional Movement Screen Deep Squat Test:¬† A Quantitative Validation of the Clinical Scoring Criteria. Sport Biomechanics. 2010; 9(4): 270‚Äď279

 

Minick KI, Kiesel K, Burton L, Taylor A, Plisky PJ, Butler RJ. Inter-rater Reliability of the Functional Movement Screen. J Strength Cond Res.¬† 2010; 24(2):479‚Äď486

 

Plisky PJ, Gorman P, Kiesel K, Butler R, Underwood F, Elkins B. The reliability of an instrumented device for measuring components of the Star Excursion Balance Test. NAJSPT. 2009;4(2):92-99.

 

Kiesel K, Plisky PJ, Voight M. Can serious injury in professional football be predicted by a preseason functional movement screen?  NAJSPT. 2007;2(3):147-158

 

Plisky PJ, Rauh MJ, Kaminski TW, Underwood, FB. Star Excursion Balance Test predicts lower extremity injury in high school basketball players. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2006;36(12):911-9

Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations

 

Grannan, A, Schwartzkopf-Phifer KB, Plisky PJ.  High injury risk multisport athlete: discharged from care at 6 months following ACL reconstruction.  Poster presented at: APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 2022.

 

Plisky PJ, Schwartzkopf-Phifer KB, Huebner BJ, Garner MB, Bullock GS. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Y-Balance Test Lower Quarter: Reliability, Discriminant Validity, and Predictive Validity.  Poster presented at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 2021.  

 

Schwartzkopf-Phifer KB, Plisky PJ, Huebner BJ, Bullock GS. The relationship between competition level and dynamic balance in male and female basketball players.  Poster presented at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 2021.  

 

Rhon DI, Teyhen DS, Greenlee TA, Kiesel KB, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Farias A, Mayhew RJ, Plisky PJ. Poor soldier medical readiness in the year following return to unrestricted duty after musculoskeletal injury: Results from the Selective Functional Movement Assessment and the relevance of recency of injury to future injury risk. Podium, Military Health System Research Symposium, Kissimmee, FL, August 2020.

 

Rhon DI, Teyhen DS, Kiesel K, Greenlee TA, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Plisky PJ. Does Recency of Musculoskeletal Injury Strengthen Association between Past Injury History and Future Injury Risk? Podium, APTA CSM Annual Conference, Denver, CO. February 2020

 

Rhon DI, Teyhen DS, Kiesel K, Greenlee TA, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Plisky PJ. Selective Functional Movement Assessment in Soldiers Cleared for Unrestricted Full Duty after Musculoskeletal Injury. Podium, APTA CSM Annual Conference, Denver, CO. February 2020

Hermann AJ, Bullock G, Huebner B, Matsel K, Kiesel K, Gourlay J, Denning N, Plisky PJ. (2020). Comparison Of Novel Hop Testing Method To Identify Decreased Performance And Asymmetries. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 52. 52-52. 10.1249/01.mss.0000670564.84341.af. 

Denning N, Bullock G, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB. The relationship between repeated vertical and broad jumps. Poster presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2019; Washington, DC.

 

Ramey K, Sipe CL, Plisky PJ, Taylor D. Validity and Reliability of the Lower Quarter Y Balance Test in Older Adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 99(10):e52, October 2018

 

Kiesel KB, Schwartzkopf-Phifer K, Huebner BJ, Bullock GS, Garner MB, Hayden J, Matsel KA, Ricard R, Plisky PJ. The Reliability And Criterion Validity Of A Novel Dorsiflexion Range Of Motion Screen. Poster presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); Minneapolis, MN May 2018.

 

Bullock GS, Plisky PJ, Matsel KA, Weaver A, Gourlay J, Kiesel KB. The Relationship Between The Half Kneeling Ankle Dorsiflexion And A Novel Weight Bearing Lunge Tests. Poster presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); Minneapolis, MN May 2018.

 

Englert A, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB. A Comprehensive Movement Approach to Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance in Collegiate Cross-Country Runners: A Case Study. Poster presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2018; New Orleans, LA.

 

Arnold TA, Butler RJ, Queen R, Plisky PJ.  Differences on the Lower Quarter Y Balance Test in High School, College and Professional Baseball Players. Poster presentation at 2015 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). San Diego, CA May 2015

 

Shaffer SW, Teyhen DS, Butler RJ, Williams, AM, Prye JC, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Plisky PJ. Prospective Musculoskeletal Injury Rates Among Different Categories of Soldiers. Platform presentation at the APTA Annual Combined Sections Meeting, Orthopaedics Section, February 2015.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Williamson JN, Plisky PJ. Identification of Intrinsic Risk Factors Associated with Musculoskeletal Injury in Rangers. Platform presentation at the APTA Annual Combined Sections Meeting, Sports Section, February 2015.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Plisky PJ. Factors Associated with Predicting Time-loss Injuries in Active Duty Soldiers. Platform presentation at the APTA Annual Combined Sections Meeting, Orthopaedics Section IN, February 2015.

 

Kiesel KB, Butler RJ, Plisky PJ, Schwartzkoph-Phifer K.  Normative data on the Selective Functional Movement Assessment top tier movements; Poster presented at: APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2015; Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

Rhon DI, Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Boyles RE, McMillian D, Williamson JN, Plisky PJ. Comparison of Performance between Rangers, Combat, Combat Service, and Combat Service Support Soldiers. 3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance, Boston, MA, Aug 2014.

 

Teyhen DS, Rhon DI, Butler RJ, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, McMillian D, Boyles, RE, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. Influence of Physical Activity, Weight, Smoking and Prior Injury on Performance. 3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance, Boston, MA, Aug 2014.

 

Shaffer SW, Teyhen DS, Butler RJ, Williams AM, Prye J, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Plisky PJ. Prospective Musculoskeletal Injury Rates Among Different Categories of Soldiers. 3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance, Boston, MA, Aug 2014.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DI, Plisky PJ. Influence of Pain and Prior Injury on Musculoskeletal Injury Occurrence: A Prospective Review of a Large Military Cohort. 3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance, Boston, MA, Aug 2014.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Butler R, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Rhon DJ, Plisky PJ. Pain and Prior Injury as Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Injury in Service Members: A Prospective Cohort Study. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014; 44(1): A39-40.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Goffar SL, Rhon DJ, Butler R, McMillian DJ, Boyles R, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. Influence of Physical Activity, Weight, Smoking, and Prior Injury on Physical Performance. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014; 44(1): A167.

 

Huebner B,  Riley M, Alm A, Matsel K, Erion A, Whetstone K,  Joyce B, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB, Butler RJ. A Pre-Season Injury Prevention Training Program Improves Movement Test Scores and Injury Risk Category. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. 2013.

 

Shutt JM, Queen RM, Kiesel K, Plisky PJ, Rose G, Butler RJ. Relationship between Upper Quarter Function and Golf Kinematics. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association 2013; San Diego, California.

 

Arnold TA, Butler RJ , Plisky PJ, Kiesel, KB. Dynamic balance values differ across competition level and sporting activities. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association 2013; San Diego, California.

 

Butler RJ , Salinas V, Queen RM, Garrett WE, Plisky PJ. Hypermobility and dynamic balance in junior soccer players from Spain. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association 2013; San Diego, California.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer S, Plisky PJ, Kiesel, KB, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Rohn D, McMillan D, Boyles B, Williamson A. Comparison between Rangers, Combat, Combat Service, and Combat Service Support Soldiers on Multiple Performance Measures Predictive of Injury Risk. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association 2013; San Diego, California.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer S, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Rohn D, McMillan D, Boyles B, Williamson A.  Application of Athletic Movement Tests that Predict Injury Risk in a Military Population: Development of Normative Data. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association Sections Meeting 2013; San Diego, California

 

Reiman MP, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB, Gorman PP, Taylor D, Butler RJ. Gender differences on the Upper Quarter Y Balance Test in Collegiate Swimmers. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. 2012.

 

Garrigues G, Gorman PP,  Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB,  Myers H, Black D, Queen RM, Butler RJ. Differences on the Upper Quarter Y Balance test between high school and college baseball players. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. 2012.

 

Plisky PJ, Butler RJ, Kiesel KB. Technology Used To Enhance Functional Testing and Personalize Injury Prevention. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL, Feb 2012.

 

Butler RJ,  Queen RM,  Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. Field Testing Dynamic Balance in Rwanda. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL,  2012. *Recognition for Social Responsibility from the American Physical Therapy Association Health Policy and Administration Section Global Health SIG

 

Butler RJ, Myers H, Black DW,  Queen RM, Plisky PJ. Bilateral differences on the Upper Quarter Y Balance Test in throwing athletes. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL,  2012.

 

Teyhen DS, Shaffer SW, Umlauf JA, Akerman RJ, Canada JB, Butler RJ, Goffar SL, Kiesel KB, Walker MJ, Plisky PJ. Enhancing Efficiency Through Automation for a Comprehensive Injury Screening System. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL, 2012.

 

Teyhen DS, McArthur DR, Riebel MA, Savini MG, Goffar SL, Walker MJ, Plisky PJ. The Influence of Age and Sex on Power, Balance, Flexibility, and Functional Movement In Healthy Service Members. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL,  2012

 

Teyhen DS, Kiesel KB, Shaffer SW, Clevenger GK, Jones MJ, Plisky PJ. Validation of a Regression Equation to Predict Dynamic Balance. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL, 2012.

 

Teyhen DS, Shumway JD, Avant KA, Saxion CE, Butler RJ, Shaffer SW, Plisky PJ. Discriminant Validity of Upper and Lower Quarter Y-Balance Tests in Healthy Service Members. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL,  2012.


Plisky PJ, Strack DS, Butler RJ. Does performance on the Y Balance Test vary across competition levels in male basketball players? American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 2011.

 

Butler RJ, Contreras  M,. Burton L, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB. Functional Movement Screen and Physical Performance scores during a Firefighter Academy: implications for injury screening. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 2011.

 

Teyhen D, Plisky PJ, Shaffer S, Goffar S, Walker M, Butler R, Kiesel K. Automation to Improve Efficiency of Field Expedient Injury Prediction Screening. 2nd International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, Jyväskylä, Finalnd, May 2011.

 

Teyhen D, Plisky PJ, Schaffer S, Goffar S, Walker M Butler RJ, Kiesel KB. Keeping Them in the Game - Tools and Techniques to Effectively Perform Organizational Injury Risk Screenings. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA 2011.

 

Holder B, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB. Use of Functional Movement Assessment and Testing with a 35-year-old runner with severe hip pain. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA 2011.

 

Kiesel KB. Butler RJ, Plisky PJ. Results Of A Training Program Designed To Improve Fundamental Movement Patterns In Professional Football Players. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2010.

 

McFelea JT, Butler RJ, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ, Elkins B. Can A Six-week Training Program Improve Dynamic Balance And Functional Movement In Middle School-aged Children? American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2010

 

Hickey JN, Barrett BA, Butler RJ, Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ.  Reliability of the Functional Movement Screen Using a 100-point Grading Scale. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2010.

 

Gorman PP, Butler RJ, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB, Rauh MJ.  Performance Differences across Competition Levels in the Performance of the Y Balance Test in Soccer. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2010.

 

Plisky PJ, Gorman PP, Butler RJ, Keisel KB, Rauh MJ. Comparison of performance on the Star Excursion Balance Test by sport, competition level, and gender. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV 2009.

 

Kiesel K, Plisky PJ, Butler RJ, Burton L, Cook G. Functional Movement Test Scores Improve following a Standardized Off-season Intervention Program; Platform presented at: Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

 

Butler RJ, Kiesel KB, Gorman PP, Plisky PJ. Does age affect Star Excursion Balance Test scores over the course of one year? Third Annual Conference on Movement Dysfunction 2009. Edinburgh, UK.

 

Kiesel KB, Butler RJ, Plisky PJ.  Fundamental Movement Dysfunction as Measured by the Functional Movement Screen Shifts the Probability of Predicting a Musculoskeletal Injury in Firefighters. Third Annual Conference on Movement Dysfunction 2009. Edinburgh, UK.

 

Butler  RJ, Elkins B,. Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ.  Gender differences in Functional Movement Screen and Y-Balance Test scores in middle school aged children. Med Sci Sports Exer 2009; 40(5 S), 1950.

 

McFelea JM, Plisky PJ, Kiesel KB, Gorman PP, Rauh MJ, Butler RJ.  Comparison of single and multi-sport athletes’ performance on the Y Balance Test. Med Sci Sports Exer 2009; 40(5 S), 1849.

 

Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ, Kersey P. Functional Movement Test Score as a Predictor of Time-loss during a Professional Football Team's Pre-season. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 40(5) Supplement 1:S234, May 2008.

 

Plisky PJ, Gorman PP, Butler RJ, Keisel KB, Underwood FB, Elkins B. The development and reliability of an instrumented version of components of the Star Excursion Balance Test. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN 2008.

 

Gorman P, Plisky PJ, Baumgart M, Kiesel K. Pharmacology and clinical prediction rule in treating acute low back pain:   A single case report. (Poster Presentation): American Physical Therapy Association National Conference, 2007; Denver, CO.

 

Plisky PJ, Rauh MJ, Kaminski TW, Underwood FB. Incidence of injury in boys and girls high school basketball players. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA 2006.

 

Plisky PJ, Rauh MJ, Kaminski TW, Underwood, FB. Star Excursion Balance Test predicts lower extremity injury in high school basketball players. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA 2006.

Books & Chapters

Plisky PJ. Functional Testing to Return Athlete Back to Sport After ACL Reconstruction. In Physical Therapy Case Files: Sports. Brumitt J editor. New York, McGraw Hill Professional, 2016

Plisky PJ. Preseason Testing to Assess Athletic Readiness and Risk of Injury in a Soccer Player. In Physical Therapy Case Files: Sports. Brumitt J editor. New York, McGraw Hill Professional, 2016

Kiesel KB, Plisky PJ. Establishing Functional Baselines and Appropriate Off-Season Conditioning and Injury Prevention. In Functional Training Handbook. Liebenson, editor. 1st ed. Aptos, CA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2014:271-282.

Plisky PJ, Cook G. Core Testing and Functional Goniometry. In: Cook G, Burton L, Keisel K, Rose G, eds. Movement: Functional Movement Systems: Screening, Assessment, Corrective Strategies. 1st ed. Aptos, CA: On Target Publications; 2010:367-372.