Publications

For abstracts of recent papers, go to: https://neurosportnp.org/abstracts-of-recent-papers/

Peer-reviewed publications:

  1. Maerlender, A., Masterson, C., Norris, R., Hinthorne, A. (2020). Validating tackle mechanics in American football: improving safety and performance. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 48(11), 2691-2700. DOI: DOI 10.1007/s10439-020-02625-7
  2. Parent-Nichols, J., Mousseau, A., Cleland, J.,  Lichtenstein, J., Maerlender, A. (2020). The Effect of In-service Methodology on Learning Transfer for School Personnel Managing Students Following Concussion. Sage Open Nursing. (In Press).
  3. Maerlender, A., Masterson, C., Caze, T., Calvi, J. Mathiasen, R. Molfese, D. (2020). Assessment of Sleep in the Acute Phase of Concussion in Youth. Sports Medicine and Health Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.smhs.2020.06.003.
  4. Maerlender, A. Smith, E., Brolinson, P.G., Urban, J., Rowson, S., Ajamil, A., Campolettano, E.T., Kelley, M.E., Jones, D., Powers, A., Beckwith, J., Crisco, J., Stitzel, J.,  Duma, S., Greenwald,  R.M. (2020). Neuropsychological change after a single season of head impact exposure in youth football, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. doi:10.1017/S1355617720000685.
  5. Maerlender, A., Lichtenstein, J., Palamara, J. (2020) Criterion validity and inter-rater reliability of the Global Assessment of School Functioning Scale (GASF). Psychology in the Schools. Online, doi.org/10.1002/pits.22365
  6. Maerlender, A., Smith, E., Brolinson, P.G., Urban, J., Rowson, S., Ajamil, A., Campolettano, E.T., Kelley, M.E., Jones, D., Powers, A., Beckwith, J., Crisco, J., Stitzel, J.,  Duma, S., Greenwald,  R.M. (2020). The Standardized Assessment of Concussion in youth football: Validity, reliability, and demographic effects. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, DOI: 10.1080/21622965.2020.1726746.
  7. Campolettano ET, Gellner RA, Smith EP, Bellamkonda, S., Tierney, C.T., Crisco, J.J., Jones, D.A., Kelley, M.E., Urban, J.E.., Stitzel, J.D., Genemaris, A., Beckkwith, J.G., Greenwald, R.M., Maerlender, A., Brolinson, P.G., Duma, S.M., Rowson, S. (2020). Development of a Concussion Risk Function for a Youth Population Using Head Linear and Rotational Acceleration. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 48(1), 92-103. doi:10.1007/s10439-019-02382-2
  8. Rosen, A., McGrath, M., Maerlender, A. (2020). Males with Chronic Ankle Instability Demonstrate Deficits in Neurocognitive Function Compared to Control and Copers. Research in Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/15438627.2020.1723099
  9. Maerlender, A. (2019). Concussion management: Psychological considerations. Journal of Health Services Psychology, 45, 99-104.
  10. Rosen, A., Yentes, J.M., McGrath, M.L., Maerlender, A.C., Myers, S.A., Mukherjee, M. (2019). Alterations in Cortical Activation Among Individuals With Chronic Ankle Instability During Single-Limb Postural Control. Journal of Athletic Training, 54, doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-448-17.
  11. Maerlender, A., Lichtenstein, J., Parent-Nichols, J., Higgins, K., Reisher, P. (2019). Concussion Competencies: A Training Model for School-based Concussion Management. Concussion, online:11 Feb 2019, https://doi.org/10.2217/cnc-2018-0008.
  12. Masterson, C. & Maerlender, A. (2019). Confirmatory factor analysis of two computerized neuropsychological test batteries: Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test (ImPACT) and C3 Logix. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 41(9):925-932.
  13. Bellamkonda, S., Woodward, S.J., Campolettano, E., Gellner, R., Kelley, M.E., Jones, D.A., Genemaras, A., Beckwith, J., Greenwald, R.M., Maerlender, A., Rowson, S., Duma, S.M., Urban, J.E., Stitzel, J.D., Crisco, J.J. (2018). Head impact exposure in practices correlates with exposure in games for youth football players. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 34, 354-360.
  14. Madrigal, L., Roma, V.G., Caze, T., Hope, D.A., & Maerlender, A. (2018). Factor structure and gender invariance testing for the Sport Anxiety Scale-2. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. doi 10.1123/jcsp.2016-0036
  15. Simon, M.T., Maerlender, A.C., Metzger, K.E., Decoster, L.C., Hollingworth, A.T., Valovich McLeod, T.C. (2017). Reliability and Concurrent Validity of Select C3 Logix Test Components. Developmental Neuropsychology, 42, 446-459.
  16. Higgins, K., Caze, T., Maerlender, A. (2017). Validity and reliability of baseline testing in a standardized environment. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acx071.
  17. Lichtenstein, J., Linnea, K. & Maerlender, A. (2017). Patterns of Referral in High School Concussion Management Programs: A Pilot Study of Different Consultation Models. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, DOI: 10.1080/21622965.2017.1340158
  18. Rosen, A., Than, N., Smith, W.Z., Yentes, J.M., McGrath, M.L., Mukherjee, M., Myers, S.A., Maerlender, A. (2017). Attention is associated with postural control in those with Chronic Ankle Instability. Gait and Posture, 54, 38-43.
  19. McDonald, B., C., Flashman, L. Arciniegas, D., Ferguson, R.F., Xing, L., Harezlak, J., Sprehn, G.C., Hammond, F.M., Maerlender, A., Kruck, C.L., Gillock, K., L., Frey, K., Wall, R.N., Saykin, A.J., McAllister, T.W. (2017). Methylphenidate and Memory and Attention Adaptation Training (MAAT)for persistent cognitive symptoms after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Neuropsychopharmacology, 42, 1766–1775. doi: 10.1038/npp.2016.261. [Epub ahead of print]
  20. Higgins, K., Maerlender, A., & Denny, R. (2016). Sandbagging on The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) In a High School Athlete Population. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 32, 259-66.
  21. Maerlender, A., Masterson, C., James, T. (2016). Test-retest, retest and retest: Growth curve models of repeat testing with ImPACT. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Oct;38(8):869-74 DOI: 0.1080/13803395.2016.1168781
  22. Maerlender, A., Nelson, J.M., Honaker, J.A. (2016). Developing a data repository of standard concussion assessment clinical data for research involving college athletes, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38, 950-57. DOI: 10.1080/13803395.2016.1178214.
  23. Rothchild, L., Maerlender, A., Caze, T., Higgins, K. (2015). Mood and Anxiety in Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI): A Systematic Review.  Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine,27, 233-250.
  24. Wilcox, B, Beckwith, JG, Greenwald R, Raukar, NR, Chu, JJ, McAllister, TW, Flashman, L, Maerlender, AC, Duhaime, AC,Crisco, JJ (2015). Biomechanics of Head Impacts Associated with Diagnosed Concussion in Female Collegiate Ice Hockey Players. Journal of Biomechanics, 48, 2201-04.
  25. Maerlender, A., Molfese, D. (2015). Repeat baseline testing in collegiate athletes. Developmental Neuropsychology, 40, 69-73.
  26. Maerlender, A., Rieman, W., Lichtenstein, J., Condiracci, C. (2015). Programmed Physical Exertion in Recovery from Sports-Related Concussion: A Randomized Pilot Study. Developmental Neuropsychology, 40, 273-8.
  27. Rowson, S., Duma, S., Greenwald, R, Beckwith, J., Chu, J., Guskiewicz, K., Mihalik, J., Crisco, J., Wilcox, B., McAllister, T., Maerlender, A., Broglio, S., Schnebel, B., Anderson, S., Brolinson, P.G. (2014) Can helmet design reduce the risk of concussion in football? Journal of Neurosurgery, Published online January 31, 2014; DOI: 10.3171/2014.1.JNS13916.
  28. Wilcox, B., Crisco, J.J., Beckwith, J.G., Greenwald, R., Chu, J., Duhaime, A-C., Flashman, L., Maerlender, A., McAllister, T. (2014). Head Impact Exposure in Male and Female Collegiate Ice Hockey Players. Journal of Biomechanics, 3, 109-114.
  29. MacAllister, T.W., Ford, J.C., Flashman, L., Maerlender, A. Greenwald, R., Beckwith, J., Tosteson, T.D., Turco, J. Raman, R., and Jain, S. (2014).  Effect of head impacts on diffusivity measures in a cohort of collegiate contact sport athletes. Neurology, 82, 1-7.
  30. Schatz, P. & Maerlender, A. (2013). A two-factor theory for concussion assessment using ImPACT: Memory and Speed. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 28, 791-797.
  31. Maerlender, A., Flashman, L., Kessler, A., Kumbhani, S. Greenwald, R. Tosteson, T. & McAllister, T. (2013). The discriminant construct validity of ImPACT™: A companion study. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 27, 290-299.
  32. Duhaime AC, Beckwith JG, Maerlender AC, McAllister TW, Crisco JJ, Duma SM, Brolinson PG, Rowson S, Flashman LA, Chu JJ, Greenwald RM. (2012). Spectrum of acute clinical characteristics of diagnosed concussions in college athletes wearing instrumented helmets. Journal of Neurosurgery, 117(6), 1092-9.
  33. McAllister, T., Flashman, L., Maerlender, A. et al (2012). Cognitive effects of one season of repetitive head impacts in collegiate contact sport athletes. Neurology, 78, 1777-1784.
  34. Doolan, A.W.,  Day, D.D., Maerlender, A.C., Goforth, & Brolinson, G.P. (2012). A review of return to play issues and sports-related concussion, Annals of Biomechanical Engineering , 40, 106-113.
  35. Brainard, L, Beckwith, J.G., Chu, J.J., Crisco, J.J., McAllister, T.W., Duhaime, A.C., Maerlender, A., and Greenwalld, R. (2012). Gender differences in head impact sustained by collegiate ice hockey players. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 44, 297-304.
  36. Rowson S, Duma S, Beckwith J, Chu J, Greenwald R, Crisco J, Brolinson P, Duhaime A-C, McAllister T, and Maerlender A. (2012). Rotational Head Kinematics in Football Impacts: An Injury Risk Function for Concussion. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 40(1), 1-13
  37. Crisco, J.J., Wilcox, B.J., Beckwith, J.G., Chu, J.J., Duhaime, A.C.,  Rowson, S., Duma, S.M., Maerlender, A.C., McAllister, T.W., Greenwald, R.M.  (2011). Head impact exposure in collegiate football players. Journal of Biomechanics, 44, 2673-2678.
  38. Maerlender, A. (2010). Short-term Memory and Auditory Processing Disorders (APD): Concurrent Validity and Clinical Diagnostic Markers. Psychology in the Schools, 47, 975-984.
  39. Maerlender, A., Flashman, L., Kessler, A., Kumbhani, S. Greenwald, R. Tosteson, T. & McAllister, T. (2010). Examination of the Construct Validity of ImPACT™ Computerized Test, Traditional, and Experimental Neuropsychological Measures. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 24, 1309-1325.
  40. King, B.H., Hollander, E., Sikich, L., McCracken, J.T, Scahill, L., Bregman, J.D., Donnelly, C.L., Anagnostou, E., Dukes, K., Sullivan,L., Hirtz, D., Wagner, A., and Ritz, L. for the STAART Psychopharmacology Network. (2009). Lack of Efficacy of Citalopram in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders and High Levels of Repetitive Behavior. Archives of General Psychiatry 66(6), 583-590.
  41. Racusin, R., Maerlender A. Sengupta A. Isquith P. Straus, M. (2005):  Treatment of children in foster care: a review.  Community Mental Health Journal, 41(2), 199-220.
  42. Maerlender, A., Isquith, P. & Wallis, D. (2004). Psychometric and behavioral measures of central auditory function: The relationship of dichotic listening and digit span tasks. Child Neuropsychology, 10, 318-327.   
  43. Howard, G., Maerlender, A., Myers, P., Curtin, T (1992). In stories we trust: Studies in the validity of autobiographies. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 39, 398-405

Books:

Maerlender, A., Parent-Nichols, J., Stalker, S. (2020). Concussion competencies from a British Perspective: A framework for concussion management. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. In Press.

Maerlender, A., Lichtenstein, J, Parent-Nichols, J (2020). Concussion competencies: A framework for school-based concussion management. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, England.

Reviewed by Leark, R. (2018). Review: Concussion Competencies: A Framework for School-based Concussion Management. Developmental Neuropsychology, 43:8, 781-782.Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC). 2013. Sports-related concussions in youth: Improving the science, changing the culture. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC). 2013. Sports-related concussions in youth: Improving the science, changing the culture. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Wechsler, D., Kaplan, E., Fein, D., Kramer, J., Delis, D., Morris, R., & Maerlender, A., (2004).  Manual for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 4th Edition, Integrated (WISC-IV).  San Antonio, TX: The Psychological Corp.

Wechsler, D., Kaplan, E., Fein, D., Kramer, J., Delis, D., Morris, R., and Maerlender, A. (2004). Technical Manual for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 4th Edition, Integrated (WISC-IV).  San Antonio, TX: The Psychological Corp.


Book chapters:

  1. Maerlender, A. (2018). The validity of neuropsychological tests in sports concussion assessment (Ch. 9). In P. Arnette (Ed.) Neuropsychological Perspectives in Sports Concussions. Washington, D.C., APA Press.
  2. Maerlender, A. & Bell, L. (2013). (C)APD and ADHD: A Neuropsychological Perspective. In F. Musiek & G. Chermak, (Eds.) Handbook of Central Auditory Processing Disorder: From Science to Practice, Volume 1, 2nd Edition. San Diego, CA: Plural Press.
  3. Carlisle, L.L., King, B.H., and Maerlender, A.C. (2012). Mental retardation. In W.M. Klyklyo & J. Kay (Eds.). Clinical Child Psychiatry, 3rd Edition. London: John Wiley
  4. McGowan, M., McCloskey, G., Maerlender, A., & Whitaker, J.  (2011).  Neuropsychology of auditory processing disorders.  In Davis, A. (Ed.) Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 
  5. Maerlender, A. (2006). (C)APD and ADHD: A Psychological Perspective. In F. Musiek & G. Chermak, (Eds.) Handbook of Central Auditory Processing Disorder: From Science to Practice, Volume 1. San Diego, CA: Plural Press. [1]
  6. King, B.H., State, M.W. and Maerlender, A.C. (2005). Mental retardation. In W.M. Klyklyo & J. Kay (Eds.). Clinical Child Psychiatry, 2nd Edition. London: John Wiley.
  7. McCloskey, G. & Maerlender, A. (2004). The WISC-IV Integrated. In A. Prifitera, D.H. Saklofske and L.G. Weiss  (Eds.), WISC-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives. NY: Academic Press.
  8. Saykin, A.J., Riordan, H.J., Burr, R.B. Flashman, L.A., Maerlender, A.C., Flannery, K.A., Weaver, J.B. (1995). Clinical applications of functional MRI:  Studies of memory in normals, and neurological and psychiatric patients.  In E. Bigler (Ed.), The handbook of human brain function: Neuroimaging.  NY: Plenum Press.

[1] American Speech and Hearing Assoc. (ASHA) Book of the Year, 2006

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