Dr. Klossner is a Senior Lecturer and serves as an undergraduate academic advisor and co-coordinator of the internship program in the Department of Kinesiology. Her areas of expertise include athletic training education and qualitative research. She earned a BS in Kinesiology and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies from Indiana University and a MA in Athletic Training from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
Areas of InterestAdjuncts and Affiliates
Athletic Training; Sports Medicine; Experiential Education; Service-Learning; Qualitative Research, SOTL
Dr. Klossner joined the UMD faculty as a Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology in 2014 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2019. In addition to her teaching role, she serves as an undergraduate academic advisor and co-coordinator of the internship program in the Department of Kinesiology.
Prior to moving to Maryland, she was a faculty member for 10 years within Indiana University's (IU) School of Public Health in Bloomington, where she served in a clinical faculty position in the Department of Kinesiology, as well as the Clinical Education Coordinator of the Athletic Training Program. She has published in peer-reviewed journals, presented locally and nationally and has participated in various campus, community and professional service activities.
Currently, she serves as an Associate Editor of the Athletic Training Education Journal. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies from Indiana University and her Master of Arts in Athletic Training from the University of
North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Dr. Klossner has a wide variety of research and professional interests particularly related to experiential education, service-learning and the socialization of professional students.
She has expertise in qualitative research and scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) methodologies. Dr. Klossner is married to David Klossner, PhD who works within the UMD Department of Intercollegiate Athletics / University Health Center. Together, they have two children.
PhD, Curriculum Studies
MA, Athletic Training
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
KNES282 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KNES405 Principles and Techniques of Manual Muscle Testing
KNES497 Senior Seminar in Kinesiology (Hot Topics in Sports Medicine) cr)
University of Maryland, ADVANCE Leadership Fellows Program, 2020 Cohort
Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Gamma Zeta Chapter, 2019 Cohort
University of Maryland, Most Valuable Professor - Certificate of Appreciation 2015, 2019
Indiana University, Faculty Colloquium for Excellence in Teaching (FACET), 2012 Cohort
Indiana University, Beth Wood Distinguished Service-Learning Faculty Award, 2013, 2012
Indiana University, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 2010 Trustee Teaching Award
Indiana University, Student Alumni Association: Student Choice Awards – Nominee, Spring 2010
National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Symposium: Doctoral Student Poster Award Finalist. The Influence of Meaningful Experiential Learning on the Professional Socialization of Second-Year Athletic Training Students: A Theoretical Model, 2007
Bowman TG, Klossner J, Mazerolle. The Doctor of Philosophy Experience of Athletic Trainers: Facilitators and Barriers to Anticipatory Faculty Socialization. J Athl Train. 2017; 52(10): 925-936.
Mazerolle SM, Bowman T, Klossner, J. Perceptions of Tenure and Promotion Guidelines and Criteria Among Athletic Training Doctoral Students. Internet Journal Allied Health Sci Pract. June 2017; 15(3).
Mazerolle SM, Bowman TG, Klossner J. An Analysis of Doctoral Students’ Perceptions of Mentorship during their Doctoral Studies. Athl Train Educ J. 2015;10(3): 227–235.
Hall EA, Docherty CL, Simon J, Kingma JJ, Klossner J. Strength-Training Protocols to Improve Deficits in Participants With Chronic Ankle Instability: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Athl Train. January 2015, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 36-44.
Klossner, J, Grove, K. The Course Reflection Project: Faculty Reflections on Teaching Service-Learning: Reflections on Service-Learning in Athletic Training Education: Promises and Pitfalls. IAP Publishing; 2015. pp. 153-168. ISBN 978-1-68123-010-8
Young, A, Klossner, J, Docherty, CL, Dodge, T, Mensch, J. Clinical Integration and How It Affects Student Retention in Undergraduate Athletic Training Programs in District 4. J Athl Train. 2013; 48(1): 68-78.
Smith B, Docherty C, Simon J, Klossner J, Schrader J. Ankle Strength and Force Sense After a Progressive, 6-Week Strength-Training Program in People With Functional Ankle Instability. J Athl Train. 2012;47(3), 282-288.
Hamlyn, C, Docherty, CL, Klossner, J. Orthotic Intervention Improves Postural Stability in Participants with Functional Ankle Instability After an Accommodation Period. J Athl Train. 2012; 47 (2): 130-135.
Klossner J. The Role of Legitimation in the Professional Socialization of Second-year Undergraduate Athletic Training Students. J Athl Train. 2008; 43(4), 379-385.
Turk JC. Prentice WE, Chappell S, Shields EW. Collegiate Coaches’ Knowledge of Eating Disorders. J Athl Train. 1999; 34(1), 19-24.