William E. Buckley

 William Buckley

Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and Health Education

Contact Information

146 Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-865-1275



www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Buckley WE


Ph.D., 1985, Health Education, Penn State

Research Interests

Health aspects of sport and athletic training with a focus in sport injury risk assessment and epidemiology; development of sport injury risk assessment models to apply to various subset athletic populations (women, disabled, senior participants); drug use in athletics; quality assessment for athletic training; and curriculum design.


  • Sport injury risk for special populations
  • Orthopedic injury therapeutic interventions
  • Functional movement screening for musculoskeletal correction

Selected Publications

Vairo GL, McBrier NM, Miller SJ, Buckley WE. Premature knee osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction dependent on autograph. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 2010, 19 (1): 86-97.

Vairo GL, Miller SJ, McBrier NM, Buckley WE. Systematic review of efficacy for manual lymphatic drainage techniques in sports medicine and rehabilitation: An evidence-based practice approach. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 2009, 17 (3): E80-E89.

Hurley WL, Denegar CR, Buckley WE. The relationship between grading and instrumented measurements of anterior knee joint laxity. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 2008, Vol 17, No.1: 60-67.

Kramer LC, Hertel, J, Denegar CR, Buckley WE. Factors associated with anterior cruciate ligament history in female athletes. J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 2007; 47 (4): 446-454.

Curriculum Vitae

William Buckley vitae

Strategic Themes

  • Domains of Health and Behavior