Lauren C. Kramer 

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Instructor of Kinesiology

Contact Information

146K Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-865-1275

Research Interests

The role of hormones in understanding female ACL injuries and postural control measurements in athletes with chronic ankle instability. 


Ph.D., 2004, Kinesiology, Penn State


  • Incorporating Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) into clinical education
  • Chronic Ankle Instability
  • ACL Ligament Injury
  • Female Athlete Triad

Selected Publications

Olmsted LC, Vela LI, Denegar CR, Hertel J. Prophylactic Ankle Taping and Bracing: A Numbers Needed To Treat Approach. Journal of Athletic Training (2004).

Olmsted LC, Hertel J. The effects of rearfoot orthotics on balance and functional performance in subjects with three different foot types. Journal of Sport Rehab.(2004).

Olmsted LC, Denegar CR. Physical Examination of the Shoulder: Considerations of Sensitivity and Specificity. Athletic Therapy Today (2003).

Strategic Themes

  • Domains of Health and Behavior