ISSRL (integrated Sports Science Research Laboratory)

Sae Yong Lee, Ph.D., ATC

The Dean of the Department of Physical Education, Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Education Director of Graduate Sports Medicine
and Athletic Training Program
Co-Director of Integrative Sports Science Laboratory, Yonsei University

310, Department of Physical Education, Yonsei University, 50, Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-749, Korea

- Location : Sinchon Yonsei Univ.

- Phone : +82-2-2123-6189

- Email :

- Fax : +82-2-2123-8375

Professional Employment교육 및 연구경력
Research Career
March 1, 2012 ~ Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical, Education, Yonsei University
August 2010 ~ Present
Founding lab director, Sports Medicine and Motion Analysis Laboratory
August 2010 ~ Present
Director of Graduate Sports Medicine Program
August 15, 2009 ~ February 28, 2012
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences, University of Miami
August 15, 2006 ~ August 14, 2009
Laboratory Coordinator, research associate, Exercise and Sport Injury, Laboratory, University of Virginia, Sports Medicine Program
May 2004 ~2005
University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Master of Science (MS)
Department of Exercise and Sport Science. Athletic Training (CAAHEP Accredited Entry-Level Graduate Program)
July 1999 ~ 2002
Yonsei University. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Sports Biomechanics
Department of Kinesiology. Dissertation Title: The Effects of the Foot Orthotics and Exercise Condition on the Injury Factors of Plantar Fasciitis.
February 1997 ~ 1998
Yonsei University. Master of Science (MS), Sports Biomechanics. Department of Physical Education, Thesis Title: Biomechanical Analysis of Lower Limb in Running with Orthotic
February 1996
Yonsei University. Bachelor of Art (BA), Department of Physical Education
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Yonsei
Academic Offering
Sports Medicine
Research Labs
Integrative Sports Science Laboratory
Personal Statement
Dr. Sae Yong Lee is an assistant Professor for the department of physical education at the Yonsei University. His primary area of research deals with lateral ankle instability which he studies from a multifactorial perspective using diverse methods ranging from laboratory-based assessments of biomechanics and motor control to evidence-based practice principles inherent to clinical epidemiology. 
Research Interests
Ankle Sprains, Chronic Ankle Instability, Evidence-Based Practice, Gait, Postural Control
Professional Organization Memberships기타학술경력
2007 ~ Present
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
2005 ~ Present
National Strength and Conditioning Association
2004 ~ Present
American College of Sports Medicine
National Athletic Trainers’ Association
2001 ~ Present
Korea Wellness and Exercise Association
1999 ~ 2005
International Society of Biomechanics
Published Manuscripts in Refereed Journals논문실적
  1. 1. Parsley A, Lee SY, Chinn L, Ingersoll, C, Saliba S, Hertel J. Effect of three different ankle braces on functional performance and ankle range of motion. Athl Train Sports Health Care. 2013; 5(2): 69-75
  2. 2. Shimokochi Y, Ambegaonkar JP, Meyer EG, Lee SY, Shultz S. Changing sagittal plane body position during single-leg landings influences the risk of non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2013; 21(4): 888-897
  3. 3. Lee SY, Hertel J. Effect of static foot alignment on plantar pressure measures during running. J Sports Rehab. 2012; 21(2): 137-143
  4. 4. Pluchino A, Lee SY, Asfour S, Roos BA, Signorile JF. Postural control changes following training using the Wii balance program and standardized falls prevention programs. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012; 93(7); 1138-1146
  5. 5. Schmidt H, Sauer LD, Lee SY, Saliba S, & Hertel J. Increased in-shoe plantar pressures on the lateral aspect of the foot with chronic ankle instability. Foot Ankle Int. 2011; 32(11): 232-240
  6. 6. Lee SY & Hertel J. Relationship between arch height and maximum rearfoot eversion during jogging using two different static neutral positions. J Athl Train. 2012; 47(1): 83-90
  7. 7. Knapp D, Lee SY, Chinn L, Saliba S, & Hertel J. Differential ability of selected postural control measures in the prediction of the chronic ankle instability status. J Athl Train. 2011;46(3):257-62
  8. 8. Lee SY, Hertel J. Rearfoot eversion has indirect effects in plantar fascia tension by changing the amount of arch collapse. Foot. 2010; 20: 64-70
  9. 9. Lee SY. Risk Factors of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome. Chinese J Sports Med. 2009; 29: 208-213
  10. 10. Shimokochi Y, Lee SY, Shultz SJ, & Schmitz R. The relationship between sagittal plane lower extremity moments: Implications for landing strategy in ACL injury prevention. J Athl Train. 2009; 44(1):33-8
  11. 11. Lee SY, McKeon P, & Hertel J. Does the use of orthotics improve self-reported pain and function measures in patient with plantar fasciitis? A meta-analysis. Phys Ther Sport. 2009; 10(1):12-8
  12. 12. Chung CS, Choi CS, Kim YW, & Lee SY. Kinetic changes in lower limb according to the recovery time during countermovement jump - After passive-stretching caused the reduction of performance. Sports Science Research. 2006; 17, 3
A. Grants
2015 ~ 2018
RESEARCH GRANT AGREEMENT between the INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, Château de Vidy, 1007 LAUSANNE SWITZERLAND and Yonsei Institute of Sports Science and Exercise Medicine 2015 ~ 2018, $ 400.000
Primary Investigator of NATAREF Grant 2008
Title: Direct and indirect effects of alignment, range of motion, and gait $2,500
measures on medial tibial stress syndrome status in runners Funded.
Title: The orthotics intervention to prevent lower extremity injuries. Funded Primary Investigator of Aircast Foundation Grant, 2007
Title: Lower extremity alignment characteristics and gait patterns of $100,000
medial tibial stress syndrome Unfunded.
Primary Investigator of NATAREF Grant 2007
Title: Gait and lower extremity alignment characteristics and medial $150,777
tibial stress syndrome in runners Unfunded.
Primary Investigator of Post-Doc Research Grant 2004
Korean Research Foundation, Project #G00038, $20,000
Title: The Biomechanical analysis of the risk factors and compensation Funded mechanism of shin splint to invent rehabilitation program criteria.
Primary Investigator of New Researcher’s Encouragement Grant 2001
Korean Research Foundation, Project #IN0004 $7,000
Title: The effect of foot orthotic and exercise on injury risk factor of Funded lower extremity during running.
1999 ~ 2001
Primary Investigator of Research Grant Award 1999-2001
Dae-Sang Cultural Foundation $24,000
B. Awards and Scholarship
Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Yonsei University, $4,000
1990 ~ 1995
Yonsei Special Scholarship Award, $4,000 each year
Rank 1 at university entrance examination
Jae-Hoon Park Scholarship Award, Yonsei University, $3,000