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Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Norfleet-Raney Distinguished Professor

Vice Chair of Research

PubMed Profile

Doctor of Philosophy

Kinesiology, University of Virginia

Masters of Science

Athletic Training, West Virginia University

Bachelor of Science

Sports Medicine, Marietta College

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery,  University of North Carolina

Vice Chair of Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Adjunct Professor of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


  • ACL reconstruction
  • Return to physical activity
  1. Hart JM, Swanik CB, Tierney R. Effects of sports massage on limb girth and discomfort associated with eccentric exercise. J Athl Train. 2005, 40(3): 181-185. *
  2. Hart JM, Leonard JL, Ingersoll CD. Knee joint cryotherapy does not affect lower extremity muscle activity or force attenuation strategy while performing a single leg landing. J Sport Rehabil. 2005, 14(4): 313-320. *
  3. Garrison JC, Hart JM, Palmieri RM, Kerrigan DC, Ingersoll CD. Lower extremity EMG in male and female college soccer players during single-leg landing. J Sport Rehabil. 2005, 14(1):48-57.
  4. Garrison JC, Hart JM, Palmieri RM, Kerrigan DC, Ingersoll CD. Comparison of knee moments in male and female varsity collegiate soccer players during a single-leg landing. J Sport Rehabil. 2005, 14(4):332-337.
  5. Hart JM, Fritz JM, Saliba EN, Kerrigan DC, Gansneder BG, Ingersoll CD. Contribution of Hamstring Fatigue to Quadriceps Inhibition Following Lumbar Extension Exercise. J Sprt Sci Med. 2006; 5(1): 70-79.*
  6. Hart JM, Fritz JM, Saliba EN, Kerrigan DC, Gansneder BG, Ingersoll CD. Reduced Quadriceps Activation Following Lumbar Fatiguing Exercise. J Athl Train. 2006; 41(1): 79- 86.*
  7. Bowman TG, Hart JM, McGuire BA, Palmieri RM, Ingersoll CD. A functional fatiguing protocol and deceleration time of the shoulder from an internal rotation perturbation. J Athl Train. 2006; 41(3): 275-279.* Impact factor: 478
  8. Hart JM, Fritz JM, Saliba EN, Kerrigan DC, Gansneder BG, Ingersoll CD. Quadriceps Inhibition Following Repetitive Lumbar Extension Exercise in Persons with a History of Low Back Pain. J Athl Train. 2006; 41(3): 264-269.*
  9. Hart JM, Garrison JC, Kerrigan DC, Boxer JA, Ingersoll CD. Gender Differences in Gluteus Medius Muscle Activity Exist in Soccer Players Performing a Forward Jump. Research in Sports Medicine; an International Journal. 2007; 15(2), 147-155.*
  10. Tuman JM, Diduch DR, Rubino LJ, Baumfeld JA, Nguyen HS, Hart JM. Predictors for Hamstring Graft Diameter in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2007;35(11):1945-1949.*
  11. Berg CL, Hart JM, Cross KM, Palmieri-Smith RM, Ingersoll CD. Cryotherapy Does Not Effect Peroneal Reaction Following Sudden Inversion. J Sport Rehabil. 2007; 16(4): 285- 294.*
  12. Corbin DL, Hart JM, McKeon PO, Ingersoll CD, Hertel JN. The Effect of Textured Insoles on Postural Control in Double and Single Limb Stance. J Sport Rehabil. 2007; 16(4): 363- *
  13. Headlee DL, Leonard JL, Hart JM, Ingersoll CD, Hertel J. Fatigue of the plantar foot intrinsic muscles increases navicular drop. J Electromyogr Kines. 2008; 18(3): 420-425. \
  14. Tuman JM, Diduch DR, Baumfeld JA, Rubino LJ, Hart JM. Joint Infection unique to hamstring tendon harvester used during ACL reconstruction surgery: A case series. 2008; 24(5): 618-20. *
  15. Treme GP, Diduch DR, Hart JA, Romness MJ, Kwon MS, Hart JM. Cervical Spine Alignment in the Youth Football Athlete; Recommendations for Emergency Transportation. Am J Sports Med. 2008; 36(8):1582-6.*
  16. Hart JM, Garrison JC, Palmieri-Smith RM, Kerrigan DC, Ingersoll CD. Lower Extremity Joint Moments of Collegiate Soccer Players Differ Between Genders During a Forward Jump. J Sprt Rehabil. 2008; 17(2):137-47. *
  17. Billante MJ, Diduch DR, Lunardini DJ, Treme GP, Miller MD, Hart JM. Meniscal Repair Using an All-Inside, Rapidly Absorbing, Tensionable Device. 2008; 24(7):779-
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  19. Hammill RR, Beazell JR, Hart JM. Neuromuscular consequences of low back pain and core dysfunction. Clin Sports Med. 2008; 27(3):449-62.* Impact Factor: 333
  20. Ingersoll CD, Grindstaff TL, Pietrosimione BG, Hart JM. Neuromuscular Consequences of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury. Clin Sports Med. 2008; 27(3):383-404.
  21. Schoderbek RJ, Rubino LJ, Oliviero JA, Baumfeld JA, Hart JM, Miller MD. The Graft/Femoral Tunnel Angles in Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Cadaveric Comparison of Three Techniques for Femoral Tunnel Placement. J Knee Surg. 2009;22:106- 110.
  22. Treme GP, Diduch DR, Billante MJ, Miller MD Hart JM. Hamstring Graft Size Prediction: A Prospective Clinical Evaluation. Am J Sports Med. 2008;36, 2167-2172.*
  23. Fowler DE, Hart JM, Hart JA, Miller MD. Donor site giant cell reaction following backfill with synthetic bone material during osteochondral plug transfer. J Knee Surgery. 2009; 22(4):372-4.
  24. Baumfeld JA, Diduch DR, Rubino LJ, Hart JA, Miller MD, Barr MS, Hart JM. Tunnel Widening Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Autograft: A Comparison Between Double Cross-pin and Suspensory Graft Fixation. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2008;16(12):1108-13.*
  25. Hart JM, Kerrigan DC, Fritz JM, Saliba EN, Gansneder BG, Ingersoll CD. Jogging Gait Kinetics Following Fatiguing Lumbar Paraspinal Exercise. J Electromyogr Kines 2009 19(6):e458-64.*
  26. Lunardini DJ, Berg CL, Perriello VA, Barth JT, Hart JM. Persistent post-concussion symptoms in a young diabetic athlete: A Case Review. Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. 2009;1(1): 37-40.*
  • 2019: Curry School of Education Excellence in Scholarship Award
  • 2016: Fellow of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (FNATA)
  • 2015: Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM)
  • 2014: New Investigator Award: National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research &
    Education Foundation
  • 2013 Virginia Athletic Trainer’s Association Researcher of the Year award (January 2013)

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