Below is a list of our published products related to Elon BrainCARE work. Many of these are with undergraduate researchers and others work establishing collaborations with colleagues across the field. In addition we have over 50 presentations at professional conferences and several invited presentations. If you are interested in our work please reach out. We are always interested in expanding partnerships and collaborations.

Edited Book

Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J. (Eds.) (2017). Concussion in Athletics: Assessment, Management and Emerging Issues: Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.


Carter P.N., Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J., Ahmed O.H. (2021). Not just for dancing? A content analysis of concussion and head injury videos on TikTok. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, 3: 692613. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2021.692613

McCabe E.M., Ketcham C.J., Hall E.E. (2021). Good Food, Good Mood: Perspectives on the Relationship Between Nutrition and Mental Health With Division I Collegiate Athletic Programs. Front. Sports Act. Living 3:692601. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2021.692601

Ahmed O.H., Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J. (2021). “It’s my concussion story, and I want it to be heard”: Understanding the psychology of concussion experience (Chp. 13). In A. Gledhill, and D. Forsdyke (Eds) The Psychology of Sports Injury: From Risk to Retirement. Routledge, NY

Hall E.E., Bailey E., Higgins S., Ketcham C.J., Nepocatych S., Wittstein M.W. (2021). Application of the salient practices framework for undergraduate research mentoring in virtual environments. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 22 (1), 22.1.92. doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v22i1.2287

Messerschmidt E.L.1, Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J., Patel K., Vallabhajosula S. (2021) Gait assessment in collegiate athletes: Do concussion history, symptoms, gender and type of sport matter? Journal of Sports Rehabilitation, 30(7), 988-999. doi: 10.1123/jsr.2019-0331.

Fuller N.J., Kroshus E., Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J. (2020). Parent influence on concussion reporting in first-year collegiate athletes. Journal of American College Health, Ahead-of-Print, 1-10

Hall E.E., Palomaki Z., Ketcham, C.J., Weaver A.G. (2020). Undergraduate research participation in student-athletes: Lessons learned and what mentors can do. Perspectives in Undergraduate Research Mentoring, 9.1,

Register-Mihalik J.K., Guskiewicz K.M., Marshall S.W., McCulloch K.L., Mihalik J.P.1, Mrazik M., Murphy I., Naidu D., Ranapurwala S.I., Schneider K., Gildner P., McCrea M., and the Active Rehab Study Consortium Investigators. (2019).  Methodology and implementation of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) for early post-concussion rehabilitation: The Active Rehab Study. Frontiers in Neurology.
             we are site PIs as part of the Active Rehab Study Consortium Investigators

Blake A.1, McVicar C.L.1, Retino M.1, Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J. (2019) History of concussion leads to sleep disturbances, symptoms and negative quality of life in collegiate student-athletes.  Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, 5(1), 72-77.

Brown L.A.1, Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J., Patel K., Buckley T.A., Howell D.A., Vallabjajosula S. (2019) Turn characteristics during gait differ with and without a cognitive demand among collegiate athletes. Journal of Sports Rehabilitation, 12, 1-20. PMID: 30860425

Kaye A.1, Sundman M.H.1, Hall E.E., Williams E., Patel K., Ketcham C.J. (2019). Baseline neurocognitive performance and symptoms in those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders and history of concussion with previous loss of consciousness. Frontiers Neurology 10(396), 1-10.

Ketcham C.J., Cochrane G.D.1, Brown L.1, Vallabhajosula S., Patel K., Hall E.E. (2019) Neurocognitive performance, concussion history and balance performance during a distraction dual-task in collegiate student-athletes. Athletic Training and Sport Health Care, 11(2). 90-96 doi:10.3928/19425864-20180313-02

Ahmed, O.H., Lee, H., Marchant, H., Jones, R., Hall, E.E. (2018) Navigating the new landscape of apps: Overcoming the challenge of poor quality apps in sport and exercise medicine. British Journal of Sports Medicine. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097911 PMID: 29146753

Ketcham C.J., Bowie M, Buckley T.A., Baker M., Patel K., Hall E.E. (2017) The value of speech-language pathologists in concussion management. Current Research: Concussion, 4(1), e8-e13. doi:10.1055/s-0037-1603645.

Ketcham C.J., Hall E.E., Miller P.C. (2017) Co-mentoring undergraduate research: Student, faculty and institutional perspectives. PURM: Perspectives of Undergraduate Research Mentoring, 6.1, 1-13.

Harvey K.P., Hall E.E., Patel K., Barnes K.P., Ketcham C.J. (2017) Potential factors influencing recovery from concussion in collegiate student-athletes. Journal of Concussion, 1, 1-6. doi: 10.1177/20597-00217707084.

Howell D.R., Oldham J.R., DiFabio M., Vallabhajosula S., Hall E.E., Ketcham C.J., Meehan M.P., Buckley T.A. (2017). Single-task and dual-task gait performance values in healthy collegiate athletes: implications for concussion management. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 33(1), 24-31. doi: 10.1123/jab.2015-0323.

Lynall, R.C., Mauntel, T.C., Pohlig, R.T., Kerr, Z.Y., Dompier, T.P., Hall, E.E., Buckley, T.A. (2017). Lower extremity musculoskeletal injury risk following concussion recovery in high school athletes. Journal of Athletic Training, 52 (11), 1028-1034.  doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-52.11.22. PMID: 29140128

Cottle J.E., Hall E.E., Patel K., Barnes K.P., Ketcham C.J. (2016). Concussion baseline testing: pre-existing factors, symptoms, and neurocognitive performance. Journal of Athletic Training. 52(2), 77-81. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-51.12.21

Buckley T.A., Vallabhajosula S., Oldham J., Munkasy B.A., Evans K.M., Krazeise D.A., Ketcham C.J., Hall E.E (2016) Evidence of a conservative gait strategy in athletes with a history of concussions. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 5, 417-423. doi:10.1016/j.jshs.2015.03.010

Buckley, T.A., Johns, K.E., Hillis, C.J., Kelly, K.C., & Hall, E.E. (2015).  The role of the certified athletic trainer/therapist in concussion management.  Current Research: Concussion, 2 (2): 59-60.

Hall, E.E., Ketcham, C.J., Crenshaw, C., Baker, M., McConnell, J., & Patel, K. (2015). Concussion management in collegiate student-athletes: Return-to-academics recommendations. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 25, 291-296. PMID: 25010153

Evans, K.M., Ketcham, C.J., Folger, S., Vallabhajosula, S., & Hall, E.E. (2015). Relationship between information processing and postural stability in collegiate division I NCAA athletes: Does concussion history matter? International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3, 2.

Ketcham, C.J., Hall, E.E., Bixby, W.R., Vallabhajosula, S., Folger, S.E., Kostek, M.C., Miller, P.C., Barnes, K.P., & Patel, K. (2014). A neuroscientific approach to the examination of concussions in student-athletes. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 8, 94. doi: 10.3791/52046

Sundman, M.H., Hall, E.E., Chen, N. (2014). Examining the relationship between head trauma and neurodegenerative disease: A review of epidemiology, pathology and neuroimaging techniques. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinsonism, 4, 1. doi:10.4172/2161-0460.1000137

External Research Grants (received)

“The Elon Concussion Project:  The influence of Concussion History and Genetic Markers on Cognitive Performance in College Students-Athletes.” Funded $16,060 from American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Co-investigators: Drs. Ken Barnes, Walter Bixby, Eric Hall Paul Miller and Stephen Folger.  February 2012.

“Influence of concussion history on cognitive performance in college student-athletes: A cross-sectional and longitudinal examination.” Funded $16,995 from American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Co-investigators: Drs. Ken Barnes, Walter Bixby, Eric Hall, Paul Miller and Stephen Folger.  January 2011.

“Optimizing evidence-based strategies to increase sport-related concussion reporting by collegiate student-athletes’. Funded $400,000 from NCAA Mind Matters Challenge. University of North Carolina Greensboro. Consultant: Drs. Eric Hall; Caroline Ketcham

“Management and treatment of sport-related concussion: Early multidimensional rehabilitation versus enhanced graded exercise” Funded by NFL. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Intervention Site: Elon Dr. Eric Hall and Dr. Caroline Ketcham