Areas of Expertise (3)
Concussion Assessment and Recovery
Jumping and Landing
University of Southern California: Ph.D.
Arizona State University: M.S.
Tulane University: B.S., Engineering, Biomedical/Medical Engineering
- Certified Collegiate Cheerleading Coach, American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators. (August 2009 - Present)
Media Appearances (1)
What You Might Not Know About Football Concussions
Dr. Barry Munkasy, one of GSU's lead researchers, asked during my visit if I'd had a concussion before. I've never played a down of football outside some pickup games back in the day, so I answered no. "Have you ever had your bell rung?" he asked...
Research Grants (3)
Identification of Persistent Impairments in Postural Control Following Concussion
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA – R15) $385,722
July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2015 Buckley, TA (Principal), Munkasy, BA (Co-Principal), Shaver, GW (Co-Principal), Wikstrom, EA (Co-Principal), Gunn, LH (Co-Principal)
Identification of Persistent Impairments in Postural Control Following
Faculty Research Committee, Georgia Southern University $9,985
July 2010 - May 2011 Buckley TA (Principal), Munkasy, BA (Co-Principal)
Research support for equipment and personnel
Georgia Southern University Internal Seed Funding $9,544
April 12th, 2016 Murray NG, Munkasy BA
Acute cognitive and physical rest may not improve concussion recovery timeThe Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
Buckley, Thomas A., Barry A. Munkasy, and Brandy P. Clouse
2016 Objective: Evaluate the effectiveness of an acute period of cognitive and physical rest on concussion.
Sideline performance of the balance error scoring system during a live sporting eventClinical Journal of Sport Medicine: Official Journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
Rahn, Carrie, et al.
2015 Objective: The purpose was to examine the influence of a live sporting sideline environment on balance error scoring system (BESS) performance.
Balance error scoring system performance changes after a competitive athletic seasonClinical Journal of Sport Medicine
Burk, John M., et al.
2013 Objective: To evaluate the change in Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) performance after an athletic season.