Dr. Jenna Morogiello

Dr. Jenna Morogiello

Assistant Professor

Director of the Human Performance Lab



Dr. Jenna Morogiello currently serves as the Director of the Human Performance Lab, Assistant Professor, and Athletic Trainer in the Department of Physical Education.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University, and a Doctor of Athletic Training from the University of Idaho. The University of Idaho is the first program in the country to offer a clinical doctorate for athletic trainers. Dr. Morogiello’s specialty is in holistic patient centered care and cutting edge advanced manual therapy techniques. Dr. Morogiello’s doctoral research focused on the use of Primal Reflex Release Technique to treat Type II Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (“shin splints”). 

Dr. Morogiello began her professional career as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer and Teaching Assistant at Georgia Southern University, and eventually served as the Coordinator of Injury Prevention and Care at Campus Recreation and Intramurals. She and her team provided medical services to club sports, intramural sports, ROTC, University Police, and all other recreational activities. Dr. Morogiello also served on thesis committees, was a clinical preceptor to athletic training students, and taught in the Master’s of Kinesiology program. 

Ongoing Research Projects

Performance Optimization
Clinician’s Guide to Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing  
Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) Omega-3 Index and Go for Green Nutrition Study (G4G)

Publications & Presentations

Crowder TA, Jaffe DA, Morogiello JM, Hewit JK, Magennis MD, Leahy GD,  Mayhew JL (2022, June). Impact of Fitness Assessment On Academic Grades And Overall Military Physical Readiness in U.S. Service Academy Subjects. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Jaffe DA, Morogiello JM, Hewit JK, Ferreira S, Zang K, Grannis, Crowder TA (2022, June). Effects of Chronic Beta-alanine Ingestion On 800m Run Performance In A Cadet Population. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Crowder TA, Jaffe DA, Hewit JK, Magennis MD, Morogiello JM, Leahy GD (2021, June). Gender, Body Mass And Lean Body Mass Relationships On A Robust Fitness Challenge. In proceedings from American College of Sports Medicine 86th Annual Meeting; June 2021; online.  

Morogiello, J., & Roessler, R. (2021). Exertional Rhabdomyolysis Following Noncontact Collegiate Recreational Activity: A Case Report. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 26(3), 145-147.

Morogiello, J., & Roessler, R. (2020). Mitigating Risk: Return to Recreational Sports Post COVID-19. Athletic Business.

Morogiello, J. (2020). The Road Less Traveled: Athletic Trainers in Campus Recreation. National Athletic Trainers’ Association News.

Morogiello, J., & Roessler, R. (2019). Advancing Recreation: Athletic Trainers and Concussions. Athletic Business.

Morogiello, J., Murray, N. G., Hunt, T. N., Harris, B. S., Szekely, B. J., & Shaver, G. W. (2018). The effect of acute pain on executive function. Journal of clinical and translational research, 4(2), 113–121.