Matthew O'Brien, PhD

Associate Professor

  • 47 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20062016
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Professional Information

Dr. O’Brien completed his bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and his Master’s in Post Secondary Education at Salisbury (MD) University. He then went on to complete his PhD in Exercise and Sports Medicine at OSU-Stillwater studying exercise induced asthma and bronchoconstriction. Dr. O’Brien has held teaching and administrative titles in Athletic Training Programs for over 20 years and most recently has assisted in the transition of the Athletic Training program to a Master’s degree housed within the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences; the only program in the nation aligned with an osteopathic medical school. He has presented at state, district and national conferences and published research in both Athletic Training and Exercise Science. He is the proud uncle of 7 incredible nieces and nephews and now a proud old, great uncle (two times).

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Scapula Medicine & Life Sciences
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Body Weight Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2006 2016

  • 47 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 6 Article
2 Citations (Scopus)

An abnormal bone lesion of the scapula in a collegiate basketball player: A case report

O'Brien, M., Donnell, A., Miller, J., Iven, V. G. & Pascale, M., 1 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Athletic Training. 48, 6, p. 859-863 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bone Cysts
Basketball
Scapula
Bursitis
Spontaneous Fractures
18 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of ratio and allometric scaling procedures for normalizing upper body power output in division I collegiate football players

Thompson, B. J., Smith, D. B., Jacobson, B. H., Fiddler, R. E., Warren, A., Long, B. C., O'Brien, M., Everett, K. L., Glass, R. G. & Ryan, E. D., 1 Sep 2010, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 24, 9, p. 2269-2273 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessment of the effectiveness of nontransdermal energy patches on muscle endurance and power

Jacobson, B. H., Smith, D. B., Stemm, J. D., Warren, A. J., O'Brien, M. S. & Glass, R. G., 1 Jan 2008, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 22, 3, p. 869-873 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torque
Muscles
Placebos
Hand Strength
Body Weight
2 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal changes of body mass, body composition, and muscular performance in collegiate wrestlers

Buford, T. W., Smith, D. B., O'Brien, M., Warren, A. & Rossi, S. J., 1 Jan 2008, In : International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 3, 2, p. 176-184 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torque
Body Composition
Fatigue
Wrestling
Leg