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Natalie L. Myers

Natalie L. Myers, PhD

N. Myers Facutly

Assistant Professor

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or 512-245-2958


Natalie Myers PhD, ATC is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Texas State University. Dr. Myers received her B.S. in Athletic Training from Elon University and M.S in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania (2008 and 2009). Dr. Myers received a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences from Kentucky University in 2017. Her research focuses on clinical management of overhead athletes with the goal of improving performance while controlling injury risk. More specifically Dr. Myers is interested in load management strategies amongst tennis players and the clinical evaluation of the tennis serve.

Dr. Myers’s recent peer-reviewed publications


Myers NL, Kibler WB, Lamborn L, Smith BJ, English T, Jacobs C, Uhl TL. Validity and Reliability of a Biomechanically Based Analysis Method for the Tennis Serve. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 12(3):437, 2017.


Kibler WB, Cunningham TJ, Myers NL, Uhl TL. Do Scapular Kinematics Alter During the Performance of the Scapular Assistance Test and Scapular Retraction Test: A Pilot Study: JSM Anatomy & Physiology.1(1): 1-8, 2016.


Myers NL, Sciascia AD, Kibler WB, Uhl TL. Development of a Volume-Based Interval

Training Program for Elite Level Tennis Players: Sports Health. 8(6): 536-540, 2016.


Myers NL, Capilouto GJ. A Model for Rehabilitation Adherence in Athletes Demonstrating Different Attachment Styles: International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training. 12(4): 12-17,2016.


Myers NL, Toonstra JT, Smith JS, Padgett CA, Uhl TL. Sustained Isometric Shoulder

Contraction on Muscular Strength and Endurance: A Randomized Clinical Trail.

International Journal of Sport Physical Therapy. 10(7): 1-11, 2015.


Myers NL, Sciascia AD, Westgate P, Kibler WB, Uhl TL. Increasing Ball Velocity in the Overhead Athlete: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 29(10): 2964-79, 2015.