Myrer, Joseph

Exercise Sciences

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120G  RB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-2690

Professor

 Memberships
  • NATA National Athletic Trainer's Association, 1991-Present
  • ACSM American College of Sports Medicine, 1984-Present
 Courses Taught

Spring 2017
  • EXSC 390: Adv Musskl Hum Anat (incl lab) Section 001
  • STAC 191: Weight Training, Beginning Section 005
Winter 2017
  • EXSC 390: Adv Musskl Hum Anat (incl lab) Section 002
  • EXSC 497R: Undergrad Research & Study Section 009
  • EXSC 625R: Diagnostic Testing Section 002
  • EXSC 668: Orthopaedic Anatomy Section 001
  • EXSC 799R: Doctoral Dissertation Section 005
  • STAC 191: Weight Training, Beginning Section 016
Fall 2016
  • EXSC 390: Adv Musskl Hum Anat (incl lab) Section 002
  • EXSC 497R: Undergrad Research & Study Section 007
  • EXSC 691: Seminar Section 001
  • EXSC 799R: Doctoral Dissertation Section 005
  • STAC 191: Weight Training, Beginning Section 016
Summer 2016
  • EXSC 799R: Doctoral Dissertation Section 002

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Chan-Roper M, Hunter I, Myrer JW, Eggett DL, Seeley MK. 2012. Kinematic changes during a marathon for fast and slow runners. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 11:77-82.

Mitchell UH, Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Hager RL, Eggett DL. 2012. A randomized single-blind controlled trial comparing two near-infrared light devices: implications for tissue heating and safety. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91(9):789-796.

Neves TT, Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Seeley MK. 2011. Comparison of the traditional, swing, and chicken wing volleyball blocking techniques in NCAA division I female athletes. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. :452-457.

Mitchell UH, Johnson AW, Myrer JW. 2011. Comparison of two infra red devices in their effectiveness in reducing symptoms associated with RLS. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 27(5):352-359.

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Johnson AW, Hilton SC. 2011. Restless Legs Syndrome and Near-Infrared Light Treatment: an alternative treatment option. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 27(5):345-351.

Rife R, Myrer JW, Vehrs PR, Hunter I, Feland JB, Fellingham GW. 2010. Water Treadmill Parameters Needed to Obtain Land Treadmill Intensities in Runners. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 42(4):733-738.

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Draper DO, Eggett DL. 2010. Whole-body vibration compared to traditional physical therapy in individuals with total knee arthroplasty. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 26(4):215-225.

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. 2009. Neurophysiological reflex mechanisms' lack of contribution to the success of PNF stretches. Journal of Sports Rehabilitation. 18:343-357.

Abstract

Myrer JW, Johnson AW, Hager RL, George JD, Mortensen BB, Fulton SM, Fellingham GW. 2016. The Egoscue Method’s Effect on Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain and Functional Disability. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 48(5s):380.

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, deVries TD, Stoneman PD, Ridge SE. 2016. Comparison of intrarater reliability of ultrasound foot muscles size measurements using video recordings versus still images. Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy. 46(1):A99.

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Gulbransen MT, Newell NJ, Ridge SE. 2016. Intrarater reliability in the measurement of intrinsic foot muscle strength. Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy. 46(1):A99.

Johnson AW, Brooks CN, Seeley MK, Myrer JW, Feland JB. 2015. Acute Effects of Whole-body Vibration Stretching on Passive and Dynamic Flexibility in Young Gymnast. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 47(5s):531.

Myrer JW, Ridge SE, deVries TD, Johnson AW. 2015. Ultrasound Video Recordings Enable Intra-rater Reliability of Muscle Size measurements of the Toe Flexor Muscles. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 47(5S):95.

Johnson AW, Evanson A, Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Eggett DL. 2013. MULTIFIDUS MUSCLE SIZE AND ATROPHY AMONG DANCERS WITH AND WITHOUT LOW BACK PAIN. Physical Therapy. 1084. <website>

Myrer JW, Felt NW, Johnson AW, Fellingham GW. 2011. Temperature changes in human Achilles tendon during and after 20 minutes of ice pack or cold whirlpool. <website>

Mitchell UH, Johnson AW, Myrer JW. 2010. Infrared and infrared with red light significantly alleviate symptoms associated with restless legs syndrome. <website>

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. 2009. Neurophysiological reflex mechanisms do not contribute to the success of PNF stretches (PO-144-RR-TH). Physical Therapy. <website>

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. 2009. Neurophysiological reflex mechanisms do not contribute to the success of pnf stretches. Physical Therapy.

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Draper DO, Eggett DL. 2008. Whole-body vibration compared to traditional physical therapy in individuals with total knee arthroplasty. Physical Therapy PT 2008: The Annual Conference and Exposition of the APTA, June 11-14, 2008 (PO-RR-70-TH), Physical Therapy (www.ptjournal.org/misc/annualcon.dtl). <website>

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. 2006. Reciprocal inhibition, successive inhibition, autogenic inhibition, or stretch perception alteration: why do PNF stretches work?. Proceedings of the American College of Sports Medicine 53rd Annual Meeting.

Presentations

Johnson AW, deVries TD, Kirwan CB, Myrer JW. FMRI Assessed Neural Activation in Blood-flow-restricted Handgrip Exercise. Southwest American College of Sports Medicine. Costa Mesa, CA. 2016 .

Johnson AW, deVries TD, Brewer S, Andrew R, Myrer JW, Davis IS, Ridge SE. 8 Week Exercise Protocol and Minimalist Shoes Walking Effect on Lower Leg Muscle Size. Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine. Boston, MA. 2016 .

deVries TD, Kirwan CB, Myrer JW, Johnson AW. Central Nervous System Activation in Blood Flow Restricted versus Non-Restricted Exercise: A Pilot Study. Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine. Boston, MA. 2016 .

Myrer JW, Johnson AW, Hager RL, George JD, Mortensen BB, Fulton S, Fellingham GW. The Egoscue Method’s Effect on Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain and Functional Disability. Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine. Boston, MA. 2016 .

Bridges J, Ridge SE, Myrer JW, Hunter I, Davis I, Eggett DL, Johnson AW. Therapeutic exercise effects on function of the medial longitudinal arch during running: a preliminary study. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. Boston, MA. 2016 .

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, deVries TD, Stoneman PD, Ridge SE. Comparison of intrarater reliability of ultrasound foot muscles size measurements using video recordings versus still images. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. Anaheim, CA. 2016 .

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Gulbransen MT, Newell NJ, Ridge SE. Intrarater reliability in the measurement of intrinsic foot muscle strength. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. Anaheim, CA. 2016 .

Ridge SE, Davis IS, deVries TD, Myrer JW, Johnson AW. The effects of a foot strengthening program on intrinsic foot muscle size and strength - a pilot study. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. Columbus, OH. 2015 .

Vehrs PR, George JD, Hager RL, Myrer JW, Bradley B. Postural Assessment and Corrective Exercise Strategies. SWACSM Annual Conference. Newport Beach CA. 2013 .

Myrer JW, Neves KA, Johnson AW, Hunter I, Neves C, Bridges J. A 4-mile run decreases Achilles tendon thickness and cross-sectional area in collegiate female cross-country runners. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Las Vegas NV. 2013 .

Johnson AW, Evanson A, Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Eggett DL. Multifidus muscle size and atrophy among dancers with and without low back pain. Physical Therapy 2013: American Physical Therapy Association ’s Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City. 2013 .

Johnson AW, Mitchell UH, Ridge SE, Hunter I, Myrer JW. Abductor hallucis cross-sectional area increased after a 10-week transition period of running in Vibram five-fingers running shoes. Physical Therapy 2013: American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City. 2013 .

Myrer JW, Johnson AW, Mortensen BB, Petersen J, Platt T. Does subcutaneous adipose affect intramuscular heating and cooling by ultrasound?. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. San Diego, CA. 2013 .

Gage M, Hopkins JT, Seeley MK, Draper DO, Hunter I, Feland JB, Myrer JW, Sudweeks RR. The effect of an eight-week abdominal training program on muscle activation in healthy and chronic ankle instability subjects. NATA National Meeting. St. Louis, MO. 2012 .

Feland JB, Allen JG, Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Eggett DL. The acute effects of whole body vibration and static stretching on intramuscular temperature of the hamstrings and quadriceps. Physical Therapy National Meeting. Tampa, FL. 2012 .

Smyres A, Johnson AW, Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Feland JB, Seeley MK, Brooks C, Mortensen BB, Anderson J. Electromyography comparison of three isometric lumbar spine extensor strengthening exercises. Annual Meeting of the ACSM. San Francisco. 2012 .

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