Elizabeth Elder

Associate Professor

Dr. Lizzie Hibberd is an associate professor in the department of health science, and the director of the Athletic Training  Research Laboratory. Her research focuses on assessment of shoulder dysfunction using neuromuscular and biomechanical measurement models and injury prevention in overhead athletes. Her long-term research goal is to identify effective methods to prevent shoulder pain and injury in overhead athletes through implementation of intervention programs and identifying practice guidelines that maximize performance while reducing the risk of injury. In order to accomplish this goal, Dr. Hibberd conducts research in overhead athletes of all ages, while emphasizing the dissemination of this research through peer-reviewed publications and presentations. community engagement and interactions with clinicians.

College College of Human Environmental Sciences

Department Health Science

Email elizabeth.elder@ua.edu

Phone 205-348-7320