Brent I. Smith 

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Instructor of Kinesiology

Contact Information

146D Recreation Building
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-865-1275

Teaching Interests

Preparing future health care providers for clinical practice in a changing, multidisciplinary environment. 

Research Interests

Assessment, prevention, and management of chronic ankle instability with emphasis on neuromuscular training.


D.H.Sc., 2013, A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences
M.S., 2006, Indiana University, Bloomington
B.S.Ed., 2002, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


  • Emergency Response and Management of Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Chronic Ankle Instability
  • Clinical Education in Athletic Training
  • Evidenced-Based Medicine and Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care

Selected Publications

Smith BI, Huxel Bliven K, Morway, G, Hurbanek JG. Position and duration following primary anterior shoulder dislocation; evaluating the evidence. J Athl Train. 2015; 50(5): 550-552

Smith BI, Louis SS. Hip dislocation and acetabular fracture in a collegiate football player. Int J Ath Ther Train. 2013; 18(1): 7-11

Smith BI, Docherty CL, Simon JE, Schrader JW, Klossner JC. Ankle strength and force sense after a progressive 6-week strength training program in people with functional ankle instability. J Ath Train. 2012; 47(3): 282-288