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Dr. Barry E. McGlumphy


  • B.S.: Athletic Training/Health Science Lock Haven University
  • M.S.: Exercise and Sport Science/Athletic Training, University of Arizona
  • Ph.D.: Instructional Design and Technology, University of Pittsburgh


Dr. McGlumphy is a full professor at Cal U and started the Exercise Science and Health Promotion Graduate Program, which he coordinates, in 2002.

After receiving his graduate degree from the University of Arizona, Dr. McGlumphy was hired as the head football athletic trainer at Bucknell University. After three years at Bucknell, he was employed as an assistant professor for nine years at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa., teaching undergraduate courses in athletic training and graduate courses in occupational therapy and multimedia technology."

He was inducted into the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame (less than 50 members) in 2013.

Dr. McGlumphy works every year with NFL teams as an athletic trainer. Over the past eight years, he has worked with the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles.
He is the former director of health safety for the Carnegie Mellon University Driver Training and Safety Institute, focusing on injury prevention and using the sports medicine model of care in industry.

He was an athletic trainer for the Philadelphia Eagles mini-camp, Pittsburgh Marathon, National High School Wrestling Championships, Pennsylvania Special Olympics Games, Amateur Pittsburgh Penguins and 1987 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

He won the Pearson eCollege Excellence in Online Teaching award in 2006. In 1997, he was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Lock Haven University Department of Health Sciences and was awarded the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society Service Award in 2001.


  • Research in Performance Enhancement & Injury Prevention
  • Essentials of Human Movement
  • Current Topics in Performance Enhancement & Injury Prevention
  • Current Topics in Wellness and Fitness
  • Wellness Seminar I 

Selected Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) National Advisory Board
  • District Executive Council, National Athletic Trainers' Association District 2
  • Executive Board, Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association
  • Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society (PATS)
  • Legislative Chair, Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society
  • Chair of the PATS Clinical Symposium Committee
  • National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) Test Site Administrator for eight years 

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies

Academic Program(s)

  • M.S. Exercise Science and Health Promotion
  • M.S. Wellness & Fitness
  • M.S. Performance Enhancement & Injury Prevention
  • M.S. Rehabilitation Sciences
  • M.S. Wellness Coaching
  • M.S. Sport Psychology
  • B.S. Sport Management-Online Wellness and Fitness
  • P.M. Letter of Completion Exercise Science (all tracks)

Contact Information



Keystone Hall 141