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Assistant Professor-Clinical of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

246A Atwell Hall
453 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Professional Areas of Interest

  • Clinical teaching and education
  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Special populations
  • Marching artists

Research Focus

  • Health and Wellness of athletes who are deaf or hard-of-hearing
  • Physical activity and wellness of marching artists

Recent Publications

Brancaleone MP, Talarico MK, Throckmorton A, Onate JA. Factors influencing static postural control performance of collegiate marching artists. Int J Perform Anal Sport. 2022;1:121-131.

Brancaleone MP, Shingles RR. A preliminary examination of concussion knowledge and attitudes by collegiate athletes who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Int J Athl Ther Train. Advanced online publication.

Brancaleone MP, Clifton DR, Onate JA, Boucher LC. Concussion risk in athletes who are deaf or hard-of-hearing compared to athletes who are hearing. Clin J Sports Med. 2018

Recent Presentations

Brancaleone MP, Shingles RR. (2022) Comparing Knowledge of and Attitudes Towards Concussions Between Collegiate Athletes who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and Athletes who are Hearing. National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

Brancaleone MP, Kobel M, Hoch C, Onate J. (2021) Noise Exposure in a College Marching Band on Game Day: A Case Study. Collegiate Band Director National Association: Athletic Band Symposium (Virtual).

Brancaleone MP, Talarico MK, Boucher LC, Onate JA. (2020). Effects of Static Postural Control Performance and Hearing Status on Athlete Dynamic Postural Control Performance. Poster Presentation. Platform Presentation. Combined Sections Meeting. Denver, CO.

Courses Taught

  • Primary teaching responsibilities include musculoskeletal evaluation, musculoskeletal screening, therapeutic modalities, and clinical experience courses.


The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Doctor of Philosophy in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, May 2020

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Sports Physical Therapy Residency, December 2015

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2014

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Bachelor of Science, Athletic Training, December 2010