Victor Liberi, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS, OPE-C, joined Adrian College in their Athletic Training program in Fall 2009. He earned his MS degree in Biomechanics at University of Delaware, Newark. In his 30 years as an athletic trainer, Professor Liberi has worked in every level of athletic training (pro, collegiate, and HS). He was even a member of the 1993 National League Champion Philadelphia Phillies as a minor league athletic trainer.
Dunbar-Gaynor M, Zimmerman EP, Liberi V. (2021). An Examination of Employment Model and Policy and Procedure Practices of Secondary School Athletic Trainers. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. Jan 06;19(1), Article 14.
Dunbar-Gaynor M, Zimmerman EP, Liberi V. (2020). An Examination of Policy and Procedure Practices of Secondary School Athletic Trainers. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. Mar 17;18(2), Article 6.
Osterman M, Claiborne T, Liberi V. (2016). Radius of Care in Secondary Schools in the Midwest: Are automated External Defibrillators Sufficiently Accessible to Enable Optimal Patient Care? Journal of Athletic Training. Apr;53(4) 410-415.
Smith, B., Claiborne T., & Liberi, V. (2016). Ankle Bracing Decreases Vertical Jump Height and Alters Lower Extremity Kinematics, International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 21(2), 39-46.
Liberi, Victor. (2013). Direct Supervision and Independent Learning Can Coexist: Not a New Concept. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care. 5. 195-197.
Liberi, V. & Liberi, K. Pelvic Pain and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Male Athletes. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training. 16(1) pp. 8-12. 2011.Liberi, V. Mixed Martial Arts; An Opportunity for Athletic Trainers. NATA News. July 2011.Liberi, V. Straddle Injuries: Only Funny on TV. NATA News. Oct. 2010.
Liberi, V. Concussions: What every parent should know. Lenawee County Pulse: The Daily Telegram. Sept. 2010.
Liberi, V, Liberi, K, Daly, K. Pelvic floor dysfunction in athletics: more than just a kegel. Proceedings from the 2007 National Athletic Trainers’ Association National Conference. 2007.
Liberi, V. Toohey toe plate. National Athletic Trainers’ Association News. July 2004.
Liberi,V.; Richards, J., Claiborne, T. The effect of wet and dry ball conditions on linear head accelerations during soccer heading. Proceedings from the 2004 National Athletic Trainers’ Association National Conference. 2004.
Liberi,V Richards, J.G Determining linear head acceleration and risk of injury in soccer heading..; In 1994 U.S. Soccer Symposium on the Sports Medicine of Soccer-Orlando FL., United States Soccer Federation, p.1. 1995. (abstract)
Liberi, V Determining linear head acceleration and injury risk in soccer heading. 1994. University of Delaware Library Holdings. (Master’s Thesis)
Presentations: Refereed Conference
Liberi, V., Liberi, K. "Pelvic Pain Considerations for the Male and Female Athlete" - APTA National Combined Sections Meeting. Chicago, IL. February 9, 2012
Liberi, V., Liberi, K., & Daly K. (June 2007). "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Athletics: More Than Just a Kegel" – NATA National Symposium. Anaheim, CA. (lecture/Workshop) June 23, 2007
Toy, BJ, Myers, JL, Liberi, V, Claiborne TL. Implementing and undergraduate athletic training program for the non-traditional aged student. NATA Athletic Training Educator’s Conference, Poster Presentation. January 3, 2005
Liberi, V, Toy, BJ, Myers, JL, Claiborne, TL. Athletic training clinical proficiencies can be evaluated in the traditional athletic training setting following naturally occurring events. NATA Athletic Training Educator’s Conference, Poster Presentation. January 3, 2005
Liberi, V. Equipment Removal for Airway Access in Helmeted Sports Maine Athletic Trainers Association (MATA) Nov. 12, 2004
Liberi, V, Claiborne, T, Richards, J. Determining linear head acceleration & risk of injury: Soccer Heading National Athletic Trainers Annual Conference (NATA)- Balt., MD (Oral - Free Communication Presentation) June, 18, 2004
Liberi, V. Richards, J. Determining Linear Head Acceleration and Injury Risk in Soccer Heading 1994 International Soccer Sports Medicine Symposium - Lake Buena Vista, Florida June 13, 1994
Professional Memberships National Athletic Trainers' Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, International Weightlifting Association Awards US Lacrosse Foundation Unsung Hero Award
Other Athletic Trainer for the 1993 National League Champion: Philadelphia Phillies
Hobbies/Interests Leonardo Da Vinci, Music, Cycling, Family & Friends