Thomas William Kaminski

Kinesiology & Applied Physiology

Phone: (302) 831-6402


Office: 159 Fred Rust Ice Arena

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • Leading expert on issues related to purposeful headers in interscholastic and intercollegiate soccer.
  • Research interests include concussions, sports-related mild traumatic brain injuries and ankle instability.
  • Directs the undergraduate Athletic Training Education Program. Co-directs the Athletic Training Research Laboratory at UD's Human Performance Laboratory.
  • <p>Part of a team working on the landmark NCAA/Department of Defense project examining the history of concussions in intercollegiate sports.</p>
  • Serves as editor in chief of the journal "Athletic Training &amp; Sports Health Care."

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Professor, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

In The News:
Expansion of concussion management in youth sports coming in First State (WDDE)
UD offers chance to learn more about 'Concussion' Thursday night (WDEL-AM Online)
Study: Parents, coaches need schooling on concussions (News Journal)
Soccer star Abby Wambach kicks up concussion awareness and safety (FOX News Channel)
University of Delaware's new concussion technology (NBC Philadelphia)

UDaily Articles:

Research aimed at effects of subconcussive impacts to the head in youth soccer
UD student-athletes to participate in study of concussion and head impact exposure
Athletic training professor meets Prince of Monaco at professional conference
Kaminski named fellow of athletic trainers professional association
Kaminski wins national distinguished educator award in athletic training
Athletic training prof named editor of new journal
UD faculty named AAHPERD Research Consortium Fellows

athletics, injury, ankle, concussion, soccer, sports injuries, sports medicine