Research & Scholarship
Management of athletic injuries including shoulder instability, lateral epicondylopathy, functional pre-participation assessments and the pitching shoulder.
Mintken, P., Cleland, J., Carpenter, K., Bieniek, M., & Keirns, M. (2010). Some factors predict successful short-term outcomes in individuals with shoulder pain receiving cervicothoracic manipulation: a single-arm trial. Physical Therapy.
Whitman, J., Cleland, J., Mintken, P., Keirns, M., & Bieniek, M. (2009). 'Predicting Short-Term Response to Thrust and Non-Thrust Manipulation and Exercise in Patients Post Inversion Ankle Sprain'. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 39 (3), 188-200.
Keirns, M., Ellenbecker, T., & Noonan, T. (2009). Monograph titled: Youth Throwing Injuries and Proper Conditioning Programs. Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Keirns, M. & Whitman, J. (2008). "Shoulder Impingement", In James Andrews (Ed.) Athlete's Shoulder. Keeley, D., Hackett, T., Keirns, M., Sabick, M., & Torry, M. (2008). A biomechanical analysis of youth pitching mechanics. Journal of Pediatric Surgery .
Keirns, M. (2011, May). Evidenced Based Intervention for Shoulder Instability. APTA/Colorado Chapter Spring Conference, Denver, Colorado.
Keirns, M. (2011, August). Concussion Management Littleton High School Coaches Seminar. Denver, Colorado Keirns, M. (2011, February). Shoulder Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation Poster Presentation Abstract CSM, New Orleans LA
Keirns, M. (2009, June), Shoulder Instability, Physiotherapy Associates, Denver, Colorado
Keirns, M. (2008, February). Youth Baseball Profile. Professional Baseball Trainers Association Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri.
Keirns, M. (2007,February). Evaluation of the Professional Baseball Pitcher. Professional Baseball Trainers Association Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri.
Keirns, M. (2007, March). Protonics System for Knee Pathologies, CATA Denver Colorado.