- Ph.D. in Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012
M.S. in Sports Medicine and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
B.A. in Exercise and Sport Science – Athletic Training, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005
- Lower extremity biomechanics and prevention of lower extremity injury
Preventing re-injury and improving outcomes following knee injuries involving the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)
Ben Goerger is joining the Department of Kinesiology and Health as an assistant professor in the graduate Sports Medicine program. Goerger earned his doctorate in human movement science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012, his master’s degree in sports medicine and nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007 and his bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science – athletic training from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005. His research interests primarily focus on understanding and improving outcomes following ACL injury and reconstructive surgery.