Rob Lynall


Dr. Lynall is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia. He completed 5 years of active duty service in the United States Marine Corps in 2007. Dr. Lynall earned both his Bachelor’s (2010, Athletic Training) and Master’s degrees (2012, Athletic Training) from Illinois State University. In 2016, he received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at the University of North Carolina, Dr. Lynall served as a research assistant in the Matthew Gfeller Sport-related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center. Dr. Lynall has been in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia since 2016. He co-directs both the UGA Concussion Laboratory and the UGA Biomechanics Laboratory.

Areas of Expertise

  • Biomechanics
  • Clinical concussion management


  • The association between concussion and musculoskeletal injury
  • Dynamic movement after concussion
  • Head impact biomechanics
  • Clinical concussion management and return-to-play


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