Roger Kollock, Ph.D., AT, CSCS - The University of Tulsa
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Roger Kollock, Ph.D., AT, CSCS

Associate Professor of Athletic Training and Exercise Sports

Director of the Exercise and Sports Science Program

About

Roger Kollock, Ph.D. is an associate professor and director of the Biomechanics Research Laboratory within the Oxley College of Health Sciences. He received his postdoctoral training at Auburn University’s Warrior Research Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Human Movement Science from Old Dominion University. His research interests center around neuromuscular and biomechanical characteristics influencing injury risk in traditional and nontraditional athletes such as firefighters and military personnel. The aim of his research agenda is to develop evidence-based approaches for optimizing performance and reducing injury risk in athletic populations.

Awards and Honors

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Champion Award, The University of Tulsa, 2022-2023; TU Athletics Most Valuable Professor (MVP) Award Recipient, The University of Tulsa, 2023, 2021, 2020; Oxley College of Health Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee, The University of Tulsa, 2021, 2017; Oxley College of Health Sciences Outstanding Research Award, The University of Tulsa, AY 2017-2018, AY 2020-2021

Education

  • Ph.D., Old Dominion University
    Dissertation: “The Association between Different Clinical Methods for Evaluating Lower Extremity Muscular Function”
  • M.A., East Tennessee State University
    Dissertation: “The Relationship between Video Game Playing Habits and Reaction Time in Males and Females of Different Age Groups”
  • B.S., Gardner-Webb University

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Biomechanics
  • Occupational health
  • Human performance