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Natalie L. Myers

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Natalie L. Myers, PhD

Assistant Professor

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or 512-245-2958


Dr. Natalie Myers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance and serves as the graduate coordinator for the Post-Professional Athletic Training program 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 the University of Kentucky in 2017.  Prior to receiving her PhD, Dr. Myers worked clinically at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for 5 years.  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, Axtell L, Uhl TL. The Sony Smart Tennis Sensor Accurately Measures External Workload in Junior Tennis Players. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. 14(1):24-31, 2019. 


Myers NL, Kibler WB, Westgate PM, Smith BJ, Uhl TL.  The Impact of Court Surface and Ranking Level on Serve Volume in Women’s Professional Tennis Players. Journal of Medicine and Science in Tennis. 23(2):11-14, 2018.


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.