Kreiswirth Sports Medicine Systems
Dr. Ethan M. Kreiswirth, PhD, ATC
International and United States Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federations
Director, Sports Medicine Velocity Sports Performance
Medical Director, International and United States Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federations
Dr. Ethan M. Kreiswirth carries a duel role in the sports arena as the Director, Sports Medicine Velocity Sports Performance, in addition to, Medical Director and Coordinator for the United States Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation USBJJF. Dr. Kreiswirth has been providing medical coverage for the USBJJF and International (IBJJF) since the late 1990s. Prior to his beginning at AAH, Kreiswirth was the Director of Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) at Concordia University, Irvine (CUI) in Orange County, California from 2008 to 2011.
Dr. Kreiswirth’s additional accolades include 11 years as the Head Athletic Trainer of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) from 1997-2008, where he also served as adjunct faculty in the Kinesiology Department. Prior to CSUDH, Ethan was an Athletic Trainer (ATC) in the Minor League Baseball system with the Sonoma County Crushers. He also served as a Football Assistant ATC at Santa Monica College in the mid-1990s.
Ethan received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from California State University, Dominguez Hills. In addition, Kreiswirth earned his PhD in Athletic Training from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. His current research is; The Epidemiology of Musculoskeletal Injuries among Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fighters. Ethan also holds current certifications in the Functional Movement System, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, and Professional Rescuer Instructor for the American Red Cross. He has been a contributing author in peer-reviewed journals’ Athletic Therapy Today, Journal of Athletic Training, and Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. Additionally, Kreiswirth has contributed to Ultimate Grappling Magazine and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Magazine on various sports medicine conditions. Ethan has been a national speaker on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu injuries at the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) annual symposium, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) symposium and Association of Ringside Professionals.