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Emily Kroshus, ScD, MPH

Emily Kroshus, ScD, MPH

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

"Sport can be a powerful developmental context for children and adolescents. The goal of my work is to create safe, healthy and growth-oriented sport cultures so that participants can develop positive psychological skills and a life-long love of physical activity."

  • Emily Kroshus is a research assistant professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Pediatrics and Seattle Childrens Research Institutes Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development. She obtained her doctoral degree in 2014 from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, with a concentration in health communication. Prior to coming to the University of Washington she was a post-doctoral research fellow at the National Collegiate Athletic Associations Sport Science Institute, where she worked on research and program development related to concussion and mental health in college sport. Her research interests include social and contextual determinants of health-related behaviors, including risk-taking and help-seeking, as well as intervention design and evaluation.

    • Kroshus E, Babkes Stellino M, Chrisman SPD, Rivara FP
      Threat, Pressure, and Communication About Concussion Safety: Implications for Parent Concussion Education.
      28789571 Health education and behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education , 2017 Aug. 1 : 1090198117715669
    • Kroshus E, Kerr ZY, DeFreese JD, Parsons JT
      Concussion Knowledge and Communication Behaviors of Collegiate Wrestling Coaches.
      27462963 Health communication , 2017 Aug. : 32(8)963-969
    • Kroshus E, Rivara FP, Whitlock KB, Herring SA, Chrisman SPD
      Disparities in Athletic Trainer Staffing in Secondary School Sport: Implications for Concussion Identification.
      28742604 Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2017 July 21
    • Brook EM, Kroshus E, Hu CH, Gedman M, Collins JE, Matzkin EG
      Incidence of Sports-Related Concussion Among NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Athletes.
      28812036 Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine , 2017 July : 5(7)2325967117714445 PMCID: PMC5528947
    • Kroshus E, Kerr ZY, Lee JG
      Community-Level Inequalities in Concussion Education of Youth Football Coaches.
      28209280 American journal of preventive medicine , 2017 Apr, : 52(4)476-482
    • Register-Mihalik J, Baugh C, Kroshus E, Y Kerr Z, Valovich McLeod TC
      A Multifactorial Approach to Sport-Related Concussion Prevention and Education: Application of the Socioecological Framework.
      28387550 Journal of athletic training , 2017 Mar. : 52(3)195-205 PMCID: PMC5384818
    • Kerr ZY, Kroshus E, Lee JG, Yeargin SW, Dompier TP
      Coaches' Implementation of the USA Football "Heads Up Football" Educational Program.
      28351166 Health promotion practice , 2017 Mar. 1 : 1524839917700398
    • Baugh CM, Kroshus E, Kiernan PT, Mendel D, Meehan WP 3rd
      Football Players' Perceptions of Future Risk of Concussion and Concussion-Related Health Outcomes.
      27526721 Journal of neurotrauma , 2017 Feb. 15 : 34(4)790-797 PMCID: PMC5314987
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Stein CJ, Austin SB, Calzo JP
      Concussion reporting, sex, and conformity to traditional gender norms in young adults.
      27984789 Journal of adolescence , 2017 Jan. : 54110-119
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Daneshvar DH
      Content, Delivery, and Effectiveness of Concussion Education for US College Coaches.
      26540598 Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2016 Sept. : 26(5)391-7
    • Kroshus E, Garnett BR, Baugh CM, Calzo JP
      Engaging Teammates in the Promotion of Concussion Help Seeking.
      27405801 Health education and behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education , 2016 Aug. : 43(4)442-51
    • Kroshus E, Davoren AK
      Mental health and substance use of sexual minority college athletes.
      26943646 Journal of American college health : J of ACH , 2016 July : 64(5)371-9
    • Baugh CM, Kroshus E, Stamm JM, Daneshvar DH, Pepin MJ, Meehan WP 3rd
      Clinical Practices in Collegiate Concussion Management.
      27037282 The American journal of sports medicine , 2016 June : 44(6)1391-9 PMCID: PMC4891296
    • Kroshus E
      Variability in Institutional Screening Practices Related to Collegiate Student-Athlete Mental Health.
      27111587 Journal of athletic training , 2016 May : 51(5)389-97 PMCID: PMC5013708
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM
      Concussion Education in U.S. Collegiate Sport: What Is Happening and What Do Athletes Want?
      26293460 Health education and behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education , 2016 Apr, : 43(2)182-90 PMCID: PMC4761331
    • Baugh CM, Kroshus E
      Concussion management in US college football: progress and pitfalls.
      27064258 Concussion , 2016 Mar. : 1(1) PMCID: PMC4825689
    • Kerr ZY, Kroshus E, Grant J, Parsons JT, Folger D, Hayden R, Dompier TP
      Epidemiology of National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's and Women's Cross-Country Injuries, 2009-2010 Through 2013-2014.
      26701643 Journal of athletic training , 2016 Jan. : 51(1)57-64 PMCID: PMC4851130
    • Kerr ZY, Register-Mihalik JK, Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Marshall SW
      Motivations Associated With Nondisclosure of Self-Reported Concussions in Former Collegiate Athletes.
      26582799 The American journal of sports medicine , 2016 Jan. : 44(1)220-5 PMCID: PMC4722948
    • Kroshus E, Garnett BR, Baugh CM, Calzo JP
      Social norms theory and concussion education.
      26471918 Health education research , 2015 Dec. : 30(6)1004-13 PMCID: PMC4668767
    • Kroshus E, Paskus T, Bell L
      Coach Expectations About Off-Field Conduct and Bystander Intervention by U.S. College Football Players to Prevent Inappropriate Sexual Behavior.
      26390892 Journal of interpersonal violence , 2015 Sept. 21
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Daneshvar DH, Stamm JM, Laursen RM, Austin SB
      Pressure on Sports Medicine Clinicians to Prematurely Return Collegiate Athletes to Play After Concussion.
      26207440 Journal of athletic training , 2015 Sept. : 50(9)944-51 PMCID: PMC4639885
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Hawrilenko MJ, Daneshvar DH
      Determinants of Coach Communication About Concussion Safety in US Collegiate Sport.
      25712480 Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine , 2015 Aug. : 49(4)532-41
    • Kroshus E, Fischer AN, Nichols JF
      Assessing the Awareness and Behaviors of U.S. High School Nurses With Respect to the Female Athlete Triad.
      25530174 The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses , 2015 Aug. : 31(4)272-9
    • Kroshus E, Garnett B, Hawrilenko M, Baugh CM, Calzo JP
      Concussion under-reporting and pressure from coaches, teammates, fans, and parents.
      25917137 Social science and medicine (1982) , 2015 June : 13466-75 PMCID: PMC4651185
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC
      Concussion reporting intention: a valuable metric for predicting reporting behavior and evaluating concussion education.
      25051193 Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2015 May : 25(3)243-7
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Hawrilenko M, Daneshvar DH
      Pilot randomized evaluation of publically available concussion education materials: evidence of a possible negative effect.
      25128434 Health education and behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education , 2015 Apr, : 42(2)153-62
    • Baugh CM, Kiernan PT, Kroshus E, Daneshvar DH, Montenigro PH, McKee AC, Stern RA
      Frequency of head-impact-related outcomes by position in NCAA division I collegiate football players.
      25155288 Journal of neurotrauma , 2015 Mar. 1 : 32(5)314-26 PMCID: PMC4628259
    • Kroshus E, Kubzansky LD, Goldman RE, Austin SB
      Norms, athletic identity, and concussion symptom under-reporting among male collegiate ice hockey players: a prospective cohort study.
      25236670 Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine , 2015 Feb. : 49(1)95-103
    • Baugh CM, Kroshus E, Daneshvar DH, Filali NA, Hiscox MJ, Glantz LH
      Concussion management in United States college sports: compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association concussion policy and areas for improvement.
      25336600 The American journal of sports medicine , 2015 Jan. : 43(1)47-56
    • Kroshus E, Kubzansky L, Goldman R, Austin SB
      Anti-dieting advice from teammates: a pilot study of the experience of female collegiate cross country runners.
      25298295 Eating disorders , 2015 : 23(1)31-44
    • Kroshus E, Baugh CM, Daneshvar DH, Viswanath K
      Understanding concussion reporting using a model based on the theory of planned behavior.
      24560034 The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine , 2014 Mar. : 54(3)269-274.e2
    • Calzo JP, Roberts AL, Corliss HL, Blood EA, Kroshus E, Austin SB
      Physical activity disparities in heterosexual and sexual minority youth ages 12-22 years old: roles of childhood gender nonconformity and athletic self-esteem.
      24347406 Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine , 2014 Feb. : 47(1)17-27 PMCID: PMC3945417
    • Baugh CM, Kroshus E, Daneshvar DH, Stern RA
      Perceived coach support and concussion symptom-reporting: differences between freshmen and non-freshmen college football players.
      25264089 The Journal of law, medicine and ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics , 2014 : 42(3)314-22
    • Baugh CM, Kroshus E, Bourlas AP, Perry KI
      Requiring athletes to acknowledge receipt of concussion-related information and responsibility to report symptoms: a study of the prevalence, variation, and possible improvements.
      25264088 The Journal of law, medicine and ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics , 2014 : 42(3)297-313
    • Kroshus E, Sherman RT, Thompson RA, Sossin K, Austin SB
      Gender differences in high school coaches' knowledge, attitudes, and communication about the female athlete triad.
      24456303 Eating disorders , 2014 : 22(3)193-208
    • Kroshus E, Goldman RE, Kubzansky LD, Austin SB
      Team-level approaches to addressing disordered eating: a qualitative study of two female collegiate cross country running teams.
      24392949 Eating disorders , 2014 : 22(2)136-51
    • Kroshus E, Daneshvar DH, Baugh CM, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC
      NCAA concussion education in ice hockey: an ineffective mandate.
      23956336 British journal of sports medicine , 2014 Jan. : 48(2)135-40
    • Kroshus E
      Gender, marital status, and commercially prepared food expenditure.
      18984491 Journal of nutrition education and behavior , 2008 Nov. : 40(6)355-60

  • Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    One Team: Changing the Culture of Youth Sport Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $1,600,000 Oct. 1, 2017 - Sept. 30, 2020
    Building community to address disparities in concussion care for Hispanic athletes Seattle Children's Center for Diversity and Health Equity $$100,000 Jan. 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
    Developing coach education about concussion PAC-12 Student-Athlete Health and Wellness Grant Program $198,000 June 30, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2017
    Team UP! Grousemont Foundation $25,000 March 1, 2016 - Feb. 28, 2017