Paul Geisler

Professor and Program Director, Exercise Science and Athletic Training
School: School of Health Sciences and Human Performance

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Scholarly Interests & Accomplishments

Research Interests:

Clinical reasoning in athletic training education and practice; programmatic assessment; clinical expertise; best practices in health professions education; musculoskeletal medicine.

Recent Scholarship:

Hessing D, Geisler PR. Clinical practice in athletic training: In the eye of the beholder. Athl Train Sports Hlth Care. 2020;12(4);147-149.

Geisler PR. The Complex nature of sports specialization: It can, and should be, personal. Athl Train Sports Hlth Care. 2019;11(1):3-6.

Geisler PR. I wanna go to AT school (said no one, ever). J Athl Train. 2018;53(10);921-925.

Geisler PR. Diagnostic Assessment Series: The Knee. Instructional video for the NATA's Professional Development Committee. 2018.

Hummel C, Geisler PR, Lazenby T, Reynolds T. An Evidence Supported Case Series and Stratified Risk Screening Tool for Post-Traumatic Deep Vein Thrombosis in Collegiate Athletes. J Athl Train. 2018;53(5):00-000. ePub ahead of print. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-362-16.

Kicklighter T, Geisler PR, Barnum M, Martin M. Exploration of factors perceived to influence development of diagnostic reasoning in athletic trainers and athletic training students. Athl Train Educ J. 2018;13(2):120-130.

Geisler PR. A New Patho-Anatomical Paradigm for Iliotibial Band Pathology in Running Based Athletes: The Evidence Says it’s Time to Move On. The 2018 Kent Scriber Advanced Clinical Update Series, “Evidence Informed Clinical Practice for the Athletic Trainer”. 2018. BOC Approved EBP CEU Course. Ithaca, NY.

Geisler PR, McKeon PO, McKeon JMM. Curriculum 3.0: Fostering Clinical Capabilities in Athletic Training with an Integrated, Evidence Informed 3 Pillars+ Curricular Model. 2018 EATA Educators’ Conference, in association with 70th EATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. 2018. Boston, MA.

McEvoy P, McKeon PO, Geisler PR, Harenberg S. The acute effects of electrically stimulating the plantar intrinsic foot muscles on star excursion balance test reach distances. 2018. 70th EATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Boston, MA. 

Geisler PR, Lazenby T. Iliotibial band impingement syndrome: An evidence-informed clinical paradigm change. Intl J Athl Train Ther. 2017;22(3):1-11.

Lazenby T, Geisler PR. Iliotibial Band Impingement Syndrome: An Evidence-Informed & Updated Clinical Paradigm. 2017 Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association Conference. Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada. Poster presentation.

Geisler PR, Hummel C,  McKeon PO. Use of Computer Based Virtual Scripts to Assess Competency and Clinical Reasoning Outcomes in Undergraduate Athletic Training Students. 2017 Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association Conference. Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada. Podium & poster presentation.

Geisler PR, McKeon PO, McKeon JM. EBP reconsidered: On the necessity to move towards an evidence-based athletic training (EBAT). Athl Train Educ J. 2017;12(2):81-94.

Geisler PR. Looking backward, looking forward, looking around...the time is now (Editorial). J Athl Train Ed. 2017;12(2):62-65.

McKeon PO, Geisler PR, McKeon JM. Redefining professional knowledge in athletic training: Whose knowledge is it anyway? Athl Train Educ J. 2017;12(2):95-105.

Castle RR, Geisler PR. Emergent and acute issues in athletic training (Editorial). Athl Train Sports Hlth Care. 2016;8(6):238-9.

Kicklighter T, Geisler PR, Barnum M & Martin M. Validation of the quantitative diagnostic thinking inventory for athletic training: A pilot study. Athl Train Ed J. 2016;11(1):58-67.

Geisler PRInterprofessional education: The next wave in AT education (to pump the breaks on). Intl J Athl Train Ther. 2015;20(6):1-4.

Geisler PRMaking clinical education educative: Strategies for enhancing clinical reasoning skills for preceptors and novice cliniciansAthl Train Spts Hlth Care. 2016;8(3):93-96.

Adler KL, Cook PC, Geisler PR, Yen YM, Giordano BD. Part II: Current concepts in rehabilitation after hip preservation surgery. Sports Health. 2016;8(1):57-64

Geisler PR, Hummel C & Piebes S. Evaluating evidence informed clinical reasoning proficiency in oral practical examinationsAthl Train Ed J. 2014:9(1);43-48. The 2014 AT Education Journal Outstanding Non Research Manuscript Award Winner.

Geisler PRThe elephant in the room: Adequate supervision, not direct supervision. Ed. Athl Train Sports Health Care. 2013: 5(4);151-154. 

Reynolds TJ, Hummel C & Geisler PRDeep vein thrombosis in a collegiate female soccer player: A case & evidence supported reviewJ Athl Enhancement. 2013: 2(2);1-4.

Hummel C, Lazenby T & Geisler PRManagement of a Stage III Lisfranc ligament injury in collegiate football player: A case reportAthl Train & Spts Hlth Care. 2011:3(2);95-99. 

Geisler PR & Lazenby T. Transient axillary neuropraxia in a collegiate baseball pitcher: A case reportAthl Train & Spts Hlth Care. 2010:2(5);235-239.

Geisler PR & Lazenby T. Clinical reasoning in athletic training education: Modeling expert thinkingJ Athl Train Ed. 2009:4(2);52-65.

Geisler PRHigher Education at a Crossroads. In S. Steinberg, J. Kincheloe, & N. Denzin (Eds.), Higher Ed: Questions about the Purpose(s) of Colleges & Universities. 2006:New York:Peter Lang Publishing.

Geisler PR. Multiculturalism and athletic training education: Implications for educational & professional progress. J Athl Train. 2003:38(2);141-151. PubMed
 

Undergraduate Student Research Collaboration

Jones C, Kelly E, Geisler PR. Isolated, high grade tear of teres minor in collegiate division 1 football player: A case report. 2017. 69th EATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Philadelphia, PA.

D’Onofrio A, Bailey K, Geisler PR. Acute Traumatic Patella-Femoral Fracture and Dislocation in a High School Football Athlete: A Case Study. 2016. 68th EATA Annual Conference & Symposium, Boston, MA.

Mir J, Geisler PR & Kelly E. Complex ligamentous and tendinous damage of the hand and wrist in a collegiate football player with little functional impairment: A case study. 2015. 67th EATA Annual Conference & Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

Lamond L & Geisler PR. Unique treatment for bilateral plantar fasciitis in a field hockey player. Poster Presentation. 2014 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College. Award Finalist.

Cohen C & Geisler PR. Athletic pubalgia with inguinal hernia in a collegiate hurdler: A case studyOral Presentation, 2013 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Lau T & Geisler PR. Redefining the importance of health: The Impacts of malnutrition of cardiovascular diseases in Ecuador and the Dominican Republic. Oral Presentation, 2013 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Katz J, Matheny M & Geisler PR. Pellegrini-Stieda Syndrome in a collegiate soccer player: A Case study. Poster Presentation, 2013 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Woytovich C & Geisler PRSpondyloysis & lumbarization in a collegiate softball player. Poster presentation, 2012 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Adelman D, Kelly E & Geisler PR. Cam-type femoroacetabular impingement with labral tear in a collegiate ice hockey player: A case study2011 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ithaca College.

Berger E, Lazenby T & Geisler PR. Management of a posterior elbow dislocation in a division III collegiate football player: A case report. Poster presentation, 2010 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Bronson E & Geisler PR. Surgical management of recurrent tarsal tunnel syndrome: A clinical case report. Poster presentation, 2009 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Connell S & Geisler PR. Posterior cervical foraminotomy to Relieve cervical disk herniation in a collegiate wrestler: A clinical case report. Poster presentation, 2008 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Ambrose E, Hummel C, Lazenby T & Geisler PR. Multiple anterior cruciate ligament failure in a college football player and the corresponding surgical techniques of reconstruction: A clinical case reportPoster presentation, 2008 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College & 2008 EATA Annual Conference & Symposium, Valley Forge, PA.

Gentile K, Matheny M & Geisler PR. Hamstring strain with an avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity: A clinical case report. Poster presentation, 2008 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Edelstein J, Lazenby T & Geisler PR. Competing diagnoses in the management of a collegiate baseball player with chronic elbow pain: A clinical case report. Poster presentation, 2008 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

Crowell C, Hummel C, Lazenby T & Geisler PR. Right Achilles' tendon partial rupture in a collegiate football player: A clinical case report. Poster presentation, 2008 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College & 2008 EATA Annual Conference & Symposium, Valley Forge, PA.

Geisler PR, Hebert C, DiCenso M & Gardner B. Athletic Pubalgia in College Hockey Players. A collaborative field study conducted with the Cornell University mens' hockey team designed to investigate the causes, prevention and treatment of athletic pubalgia. Conducted in conjunction with the sports medicine and hockey staffs from Cornell University. 2007-2009.

Kafchinski MM & Geisler PR. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with a Loss of knee extension: A case study. Poster presentation, 2007 James Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College.

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