Dr. Caitlin J. Masterson


Mcqueary College of Hlth and Hman Svs

Role: Guest
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Mcqueary College of Hlth and Hman Svs
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, 2019, University of Nebraska
  • MS, 2014, Missouri State University
  • BA, 2012, University of Arkansas-Little Rock



  • Essentials of Research Methods
  • Research Methods for Health Professions
  • Essentials of Statistics
  • Statistics for Health Professions
  • Research and Outcome Analysis
  • Advanced Psychological Statistical Methods
  • Seminar in Methods of Research

Research and professional interests

  • Advanced Statistical Modeling
  • Clinical Trial Research (Pharmaceuticals)
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Migraine

Selected Publications

Masterson, C.J., & Maerlender, A.C. Neurophysiological alterations following concussion: Controlling for the injury factor. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Maerlender, A.C., Masterson, C.J., Norris, R., & Hinthorne, A. (2020). Validating tackle mechanics in American football: Improving safety and performance. Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

Maerlender, A.C., Masterson, C.J., Caze, T., Calvi, J., & Molfese, D.L. (2020). Sleep and stress in the acute phase of concussion in youth. Sports Medicine and Health Science, 2(2), 109-114.

Masterson, C.J., Tuttle, J., & Maerlender, A.C. (2019). Confirmatory factor analysis of computerized neurocognitive assessments: ImPACT and C3 Logix. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 41(9), 925-932.

Maerlender, A.C., Masterson, C.J., James, T.D., Beckwith, J., Brolinson, P.G., Crisco, J., … Wilcox, B. (2016). Test-retest, retest and retest: Growth curve models of repeat testing with ImPACT. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38(8), 869-874.