Jason R. Edsall PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS


  • PhD in Athletic Training, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 2016
    Dissertation: Effects of short term individualized and group intervention on Functional Movement Screen scores in NCAA division III athletes.
  • MS of Education, concentration in Post-Secondary Education, Salisbury University, 2004
  • BS Health Science/Athletic Training, Slippery Rock University, 2002

Courses Taught

  • SP522 Applications of Strength and Conditioning
  • HS684 Master of science in Health Science: Capstone Project


  • National Athletic Trainers Association. Board Certified Athletic Trainer, Certification Number 110202008 Pennsylvania State Licensure, Number RT004414
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certification Number 200526152
  • American Red Cross. Certified Instructor; First Aid, Adult/Infant/Child CPR, AED, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Certified EMT
  • American Heart Association.Certified Instructor; First Aid, CPR, AED
  • Stop the Bleed. Instructor 81912
  • CrossFit. CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Judges Course
  • Functional Movement. Certified; Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Y-Balance Test
  • USA Rugby. Membership Number 2067611; Level 300 Coach, Level 1 Officiating, Assistant Referee, Concussion Awareness
  • National Provider Identifier. NPI 1952428013


  • Sargent, C., Shahbal, T., Carrillo, A., Amorim, T., Edsall, J., Ryan, E.J., Ryan, E.J.” Effects of low dose caffeine on post-exercise heart rate variability: A double-blind placebo-controlled trial.” International Journal of Exercise Science 15(2): 103-112, 2022. Journal Type: Peer Reviewed digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijes/vol15/iss2/1/
  • Heenan, K.A., Carrillo, A.C., Fulton, J.L., Ryan E.J., Ryan, E.J., Edsall, J.R., Rigopoulos, D., Markofski, M.M., Flouris, A.D., Dinas, P.C., “Effects of nutrition/diet on brown adipose tissue in humans, a systematic review and meta-analysis.” Nutrients 2020, 12(9), 2752. Journal Type: Peer Reviewed doi.org/10.3390/nu12092752
  • Fulton, J.L., Petros, P.D., Carrillo, A.C., Edsall, J.R., Ryan, E.J., Ryan, E.J. “Impact of genetic variability on physiological responses to caffeine in humans: a systematic review.” Nutrients 2018, 10(10):1373. Journal Type: Peer Reviewed ncbi.nlm.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6212886
  • Kicklighter T., Edsall J., Martin M. “Effect of moisture-wicking garments on temperature regulation during exercise.” IJATT. 2011; 16 (6): 9-13. Journal Type: Peer Reviewed


  • Edsall, J., Kicklighter, T. Navigating the accreditation journey: Insight from two recent accreditation processes. CAATE Annual Conference. – Canceled due to COVID.
  • Ryan, E.J., Shahbal, T., Klett, K., Edsall, J., Carrillo, A., Ryan, E.J. The effects of caffeine gum on heart rate variability before and after exercise. 16th International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV, June 13-15 2019.
  • Ryan, E.J., Alshedohki, M., Alhabib, S., Shikh, S., Ryan, E.J., Edsall, J., & A.E. Carrillo. The effects of caffeine gum administered in a divided dose on cycling performance. 65th Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, May 2018.
  • Edsall, J., Movement Screening Tools and Practical Interventions for Time Pressed Professionals. Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society Symposium, Erie PA; June 9, 2017.