Dr. Krystal A. Tyree earned her Doctor of Athletic Training degree from the University of Idaho in December 2017.


She is the daughter of Eugene and Betty Tyree, both of North Little Rock.


Her Culminating Clinical Project was titled the “Exploration and Integration of Mulligan Concept MWM for the ankle and Regional Interdependence Models for Musculoskeletal Dysfunction into Clinical Practice.”


Her manuscript titled “A Novel Approach to Treatment Utilizing Breathing and a Total Motion Release® Exercise Program in a High School Cheerleader Diagnosed with Frozen Shoulder: A Case Report” – was recently provisionally accepted for publication in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy.


Dr. Tyree will present this summer along with her respective research partners at the 69th Annual National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in New Orleans. She will present a Learning Lab titled “More than a Feeling: Using Exercise to Manage Emotional Responses in Sports Performance.”


Prior to her academic achievements at Idaho, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Southwestern College (Winfield, Kan.) in 2010 and her Masters of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Health and Sport Studies from Texas A&M University – Commerce in December 2011. Dr. Tyree is a certified and licensed athletic trainer in the State of Texas. She also holds licensing in the State of Arkansas. Dr. Tyree currently resides in Houston where she is an Assistant Athletic Trainer in the secondary school athletic training setting. She also teaches online courses for Logan University in the Sports Science & Rehabilitation program.