Jennifer Howard


  • B.S. Athletic Training, High Point University, High Point, NC
  • M.S. Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Ph.D. Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Current Courses Being Taught

  • AT 1600 - Introduction to Athletic Training
  • AT 3000 - Athletic Training Clinical Laboratory IV
  • HP 3200 - Health Risk Appraisal

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

  • National Athletic Trainers' Association – Member 2003- Present
  • North Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association – 2003-2004, 2006-2007
  • Kentucky Athletic Trainers’ Society – 2004-Present

Research Interests

  • Cartilage repair
  • Outcomes for knee rehabilitation

Selected Publications

Howard JS, Mattacola CG, Mullineaux DR, English RA, Lattermann C. Patient Oriented and Performance Based Outcomes following Knee Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation: a time line for the 1st year of recovery. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 2014;23:223-234.

Howard JS, Mattacola CG, Mullineaux DR, English RA, Lattermann C. Influence of response shift on early patient-reported outcomes following autologous chondrocyte implantation. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2014;22(9):2163-2171

Toonstra JL, Howard JS, Uhl TL, English RA, Mattacola CG. The role of rehabilitation following autologous chondrocyte implantation: A retrospective chart review. International Journal of Sport Physical Therapy. 2013;8(5):670-679.

Howard JS, Lattermann C, Hoch JM, Mattacola CG, McKeon JM. Comparing responsiveness of six common patient reported outcomes to changes following autologous chondrocyte implantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Cartilage. 2013;4(2):97-110.

Shah JN, Howard JS, Flanigan DC, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Lattermann C. A systematic review of complications and failures associated with medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction for recurrent patellar dislocation. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012;40(8):1916-1923.

Fazio MA, Howard JS, Mattacola CG, Uhl TL, Jacobs CA. The effect of activity type and fatigue on knee kinematics. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care. 2012;4(4):173-180.

Hoch JM, Howard JS, McKeon JM, Mattacola CG, Lattermann C. Serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (sCOMP) is elevated in patients with knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2011;19:1396-1404.

Howard JS, Fazio MA, Mattacola CG, Uhl TL, Jacobs CA. Influence of Structure, Sex, and Strength and Knee and Hip Kinematics During Landing. Journal of Athletic Training. 2011;46(4):376-385.

Howard JS, Mattacola CG, Howell DM, Lattermann C. Response shift theory: An application for health related quality of life in rehabilitation research and practice. Journal of Allied Health. 2011;40(1):31-38.

Howard JS, Mattacola CG, Romine SE, Lattermann C. Continuous passive motion, early weight bearing, and active motion following knee articular cartilage repair: Evidence for clinical practice. Cartilage. 2010;1(5):276-286.

Title: Assistant Professor, PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, Graduate Faculty

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7985

Fax: (828) 262-3138

Office address
Leon Levine Hall 419