Gretchen Oliver, Ph.D.
Gretchen is the director of the Sports Medicine & Movement Laboratory at Auburn University. She received her PhD from Texas Woman’s University in Biomechanics. She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, a Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Corrective Exercise Specialist. She is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine, National Athletic Training Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, American Society of Biomechanics, International Society of Biomechanics, International Shoulder Group, and Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine. Her primary research focus is on injury prevention and performance enhancement in youth baseball and softball athletes. Among her peers, both nationally and internationally, she is known as the expert in not only youth baseball and softball injury prevention but also the biomechanics of windmill softball pitching.