Justin Rigby
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
801-213-1315

Presentations

  • Rigby JH. The effects of photobiomodulation (light/laser) therapy compared to traditional therapeutic modalities. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clincal Symposia. Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2019.
  • Wells A, Rigby JH, Draper DO. Management of pain and recovery at point-of-care in acute sports and industrial injuries. North American Association of Photobiomodulation Annual Conference. Detroit, MI. , Presented, 2018.
  • Rigby JH, Fisher SR, Hagan AM. Considerations for injury prevention and pain management using wearable pulsed blue-red photobiomodulation. North American Association of Photobiomodulation Annual Conference. Detroit, MI. , Presented, 2018.
  • Rigby JH. The effects of photobiomodulation (light/laser therapy) on muscle recovery and fatigue. Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association 64th Annual Symposium. Arlington, TX. , Presented, 2018.
  • Rigby JH. The effects of wearable pulsed blue-red light on muscle recovery and fatigue. SPIE Photonics West. Oral presentation. San Francisco, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Rigby JH, Theriot K, Hyldahl RD, Draper DO. The effects of pulsed vs. continuous photobiomodulation therapy for muscle recovery after an eccentric exercise protocol. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2018.
  • Smith BM, Rigby JH, Hyldahl RD, Mack GW, Draper DO. Human in vivo dexamethasone sodium phosphate concentration and skin perfusion during a 4 mA iontophoresis treatment. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2018.
  • Wells AM, Rigby JH, Castel JC, Draper DO. Tissue temperature increases from a red and blue combination photobiomodulation light patch. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2018.
  • Hagan A, Rigby JH. Photobiomodulation effects of blue and red-light therapy on elbow flexion fatigue. National Conference of Undergraduate Research. Edmond, OK. Poster, Presented, 2018.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Detection of precursors to Achilles tendon, patellar tendon, and plantar fascia injury in student-athletes with ultrasound imaging. PI: - 2020. Total project budget to date:
  • The effects of different blue light photobiomodulation therapy parameters on muscle fatigue and injury. PI: - 2018. Total project budget to date:

Publications

  • Lee JH (date unknown). Rate of temperature rise and decay with 3-MHz therapeutic ultrasound using different intensities. Athl Train Sport Health Care. Vol. 11(6), 258-263. Accepted, .
  • Fisher SR (date unknown). Photobiomodulation therapy is more effective than cryotherapy for muscle recovery: A critically appraised topic. J Sport Rehab. Accepted, .
  • Rigby JH (date unknown). Reliability of therapeutic ultrasound transducers within the same manufacturer measured via intramuscular tissue temperature. Athl Train Sport Health Care. Vol. 11(2). Accepted, .
  • Rigby JH (date unknown). A novel blue-red photobiomodulation therapy patch effects on a repetitive elbow flexion fatigue task. J Sport Rehab. Accepted, .