Steve Marshall is an epidemiologist whose main area of research is injury prevention. The area of injury epidemiology is understudied relative to the public health significance, cost, and preventability of these health outcomes.
Marshall is the Director of UNC's Injury Prevention Research Center. He has an adjunct appointment in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, and work closely with colleagues in the Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, the Center for Study of Retired Athletes, and the Mathew Gfeller Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Center.
Marshall's areas of research focus, over the course of his career, has been sports medicine, surveillance of sports injury, transportation safety, occupational injury, and violence prevention. He also has a strong interest in biostatistics and epidemiologic methods. Injuries are an enormous source of mortality and morbidity in the USA and globally and Marshall believes that research is urgently needed to help us learn how to address this pressing epidemic.
Industry Expertise (3)
Health Care - Services
Areas of Expertise (10)
Occupational Health and Safety
Ken Knight Outstanding Research Manuscript (professional)
Recognized by the Journal of Athletic Training.
Service Award (professional)
American Public Health Association Injury Control and Emergency Health Services.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Ph.D., Epidemiology 1998
University of Canterbury: B.S., Mathematics 1987
- South by Southwest Injury Prevention Network
- Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research
- Center for Physiotherapy Research
- American College of Sports Medicine
- Sport Performance Research Institute
- National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance Working Group
Event Appearances (5)
Risk Factors for ACL Injury
International Olympic Committee World Conference on Injury and Illness in Sport Monte Carlo, Monaco
"Concussion, Dementia and Football: Time to End the Game?
High Point, NC High Point University School of Health Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series
How Concussions Will Make Sports Safer
11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Wellington, New Zealand
Movement Biomechanics, ACL Injury, and Osteo-arthritis
North Carolina Cartilage - Arthritis Research Alliance Meeting Chapel Hill, NC
Preventing Youth Sports Injury: An Evidence-Based Review
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Cancun, Mexico
Exploration of the effects of classroom humidity levels on teachers’ respiratory symptomsInternational Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
2016 Previous studies indicate that teachers have higher asthma prevalence than other non-industrial worker groups. Schools frequently have trouble maintaining indoor relative humidity (RH) within the optimum range (30–50 %) for reducing allergens and irritants. However, the potential relationship between classroom humidity and teachers’ health has not been explored. Thus, we examined the relationship between classroom humidity levels and respiratory symptoms among North Carolina teachers.
The Effects of an Injury Prevention Program on Landing Biomechanics Over TimeAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine
2016 Purpose: To evaluate the effects of an injury prevention program on movement technique and peak vertical ground-reaction forces (VGRF) over time compared with a standard warm-up (SWU) program.
Association of Injury History and Incident Injury in Cadet Basic Military TrainingMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
2016 Purpose: To determine the association between injury history at enrollment and incident lower extremity (LE) injury during cadet basic training among first-year military cadets.
Methods and Descriptive Epidemiology of Services Provided by Athletic Trainers in High Schools: The National Athletic Treatment, Injury and Outcomes Network StudyJournal of Athletic Training
2015 Objective: To describe the methods of the National Athletic Treatment, Injury and Outcomes Network (NATION) project and provide the descriptive epidemiology of AT services for injury care in 27 high school sports
Injury Rates in Age-Only Versus Age-and-Weight Playing Standard Conditions in American Youth FootballOrthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
2015 Purpose: To compare injury rates between youth tackle football players in the AO and AW playing standard conditions.