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Contact Information

Name: Marco S. Boscolo, PhD, LAT (IL), ATC, CSCS

Title: Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

Office Location: 4044 Solano Hall

Email: marco.boscolo@csus.edu

Office Phone: (916) 278-7309

Mailing Address: Sacramento State 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6043

Office Hours: Tue. & Wed. 9-10:30

Courses that I teach

  • Kinesiology 156: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • Kinesiology 155a: Clinical Evaluation of the Upper Extermities
  • Kinesiology 155b: Clinical Evaluation of the Lower Extermites

Publications

Book

Boscolo, M. & Zhu, W., Sedentary Behavior and Low Back Pain (In Press), in Sedentary Behavior and Health: Concepts, Assessment and Interventions, Eds. Zhu, W. & Owen, N.; Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL.

Manuscripts

Boscolo, M.S. (Dec, 2012) Setting up comprehensive concussion policy, procedures, and programs. Concussion Litigation Reporter, 1 (6).

Boiarskaia, E. A., Boscolo, M. S., Zhu, W., & Mahar, M. T. (2011) Cross-validation of an equating method linking aerobic FITNESSGRAM® field tests. American Journal of Preventve Medicine, 41(4, Suppl. 2), S124 -130. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.07.009

Doberstein, S., Udermann, B., Murray, S., Boscolo, M., Neuefeldt, D., & Burr, P. (2005). Validity of Clarke’s Sign in assessing chondromalacia patella. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Journal, 3( 2), 51-53.

Presentations

Oral Presentations

Boscolo, M.S. (June 2014) Manuscript Reviewers Workshop: Appropriate Review of Data. National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Boscolo, M.S. (November 2013) Concussion Identification for the Young Athletic Trainer. Illinois Athletic Trainers Association State Meeting, Springfield, IL.

Boscolo, M.S. (June 2013) Plantar Flexion Motion Allowed by Different Ankle Taping Combinations Assessed by the Taguchi Method. National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, and published in proceedings.

Boscolo, M.S., Boiarskaia, E., Wang. J. & Zhu, W. (2011) Measurement and Experimental Design Issues in Dose Response Research. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M.S. & Das, B.M. (2010) “Practical Significance:” That Is What We Should Care About. Presentation. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, and published in the proceedings.

Das, B.M. & Boscolo, M.S. (2010) Why Healthy Children Are The Business of Businesses. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M.S. & Zhu, W. (2009) What Happens If Nonindependence Is Ignored. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M.S., & Zhu, W. (2007). Personal digital assistant platform for computerized adaptive testing of function assessment. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M.S. & Zhu, W. (2006). Evidence Based Medicine: An Overview American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M.S., Lee, M. & Zhu, W. (2005). “Which Reliability: Instrument or Behavior”, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Meeting, Chicago, IL, and published in the proceedings.

Lee, M., Kim, M., Boscolo, M., Kalck, K., Bendis, K., & Zhu, W. (2005). Position invariance of Omron-BI pedometers: A preliminary study. Paper presented at the Walking for Health: Measurement and Research Issues and Challenges (ACSM-UIUC Kinesmetrics Symposium Series), Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M.S. & Barker, W.S. (2001). “Shoulder Palpation Tutorial”, Multimedia Showcase, National Athletic Trainers Association National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, and published in the proceedings.

Posters

Boscolo, M.S. & Zhu, W. (2008) Qi-Gong for Arthritis. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M., Zhu, W., & Lee, M. (2006). Too accurate to become “reliable?” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, and published in the proceedings.

Gao, Y., Boscolo, M., Krahling, H., Zhu, W., & Lee, M. (2005). Step-count accuracy and instrument equivalence of Mcdonalds' stepometers. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, and published in the proceedings.

Boscolo, M. S., Himberg, C., & Welsh, T. (2002). The Effectiveness of Computer Versus Teacher-Led Instruction in Athletic Training Education. National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, and published in the proceedings.

Blog Posts

Boscolo, M.S. (2012, November 12). Setting Up Comprehensive Concussion Policy, Procedures, and Programs. [Blog Post] Concussion Litigation Reporter. Retrieved from http://concussionpolicyandthelaw.com/2012/11/12/

Research Projects/Interests

  • Measurement and Evaluation Issues in Kinesiology
  • Concussion Policy and Care
  • Optimization of Human Health Related Interactions

Professional Associations

  • National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Far West Athletic Trainers Association
  • California Athletic Trainers Assocation

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