Gretchen D. Oliver, PhD, ATC, CES

Dr. Oliver is a Professor as well as the Director of Sports Medicine & Movement Lab in the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University. She has a primary research focus on injury prevention and performance enhancement and she is particularly interested in youth overhead throwing, baseball pitching and softball pitching. Her Lab examines athletes from youth baseball pitchers to collegiate and professional baseball and softball players. She has a special interest in the area of fatigue in extended performances in baseball and softball pitching and throwing. Dr. Oliver is considered one of the elite biomechanists in sports medicine who examine youth overuse injuries in baseball and softball.