Ted Quedenfeld Research Endowment


About the Endowment:
The Ted Quedenfeld Research Endowment, established in 2007, provides a Masters research grant of up to $1,000 or a Doctoral research grant of up to $2,500 to support research in the athletic training field.


About Mr. Quedenfeld:
Ted Quedenfeld, while working at Temple University, developed the first hospital-based sports medicine center and the first clinic-based outreach program for high school athletes in the U.S., creating jobs for athletic trainers outside the traditional setting. Mr. Quedenfeld also contributed significantly to secure Pennsylvania’s first state legislative act for athletic trainers in the early 1980s. He was posthumously inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame in 2004.


Research Grant Recipients:

2016 – Teraka Gonzalez, ATC “Is the ThermoStim and Effective Heating and Cooling Modailty”
2015 – Colin Drinkard, ATC, University of Kentucky Research Foundation  “Potential Association between Corticospinal Excitability and Ankle Kinematics in Chronic Ankle Instability Individuals”
2014 – Diana Bocklund, BS, Claire Ely, BS, and Haley Evans, BS, Weber State University, “A Comparison of Three Deep-Heating Modalities: ReBound Shortwave, Diathermy, Autotherm Shortwave Diathermy, and 1 MHz Ultrasound”
2013 – Stephanie Clines, ATC, University of Connecticut, Storrs, “An Examination of Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer Experiences”
2012 – Samantha Boland, ATC, University of Toledo, “Effects of Hip Rehabilitation Intervention on Dynamic Postural Control and Self-Reported Ankle Impairment in Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability”


Individual Donors:

Stephen Bair
Roberta & Paul Butler
David Caplin
Bob Casmus
Joe Cioffi
Phillip Donley
Jeffrey Driban
Tom Freenock
Joseph Iezzi
Robert B. Logan
Robert B. O’Malley
Kenneth Rogers
Charles & Lucyann Sachetti
David R. Schultz


Donor Organizations:
Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society