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Barry Munkasy - Georgia Southern University. Statesboro, GA, US

Barry Munkasy

Associate Professor of Kinesiology | Georgia Southern University


Barry Munkasy is an expert in health and kinesiology.


Areas of Expertise (3)

Sport Biomechanics

Concussion Assessment and Recovery

Jumping and Landing

Education (3)

University of Southern California: Ph.D.

Arizona State University: M.S.

Tulane University: B.S., Engineering, Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Affiliations (1)

  • 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

Underdog Dynasty  


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...

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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

Articles (3)

Acute cognitive and physical rest may not improve concussion recovery time

The 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.

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Sideline performance of the balance error scoring system during a live sporting event

Clinical 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.

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Balance error scoring system performance changes after a competitive athletic season

Clinical 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.

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