Aliyah R Snyder

Aliyah R Snyder, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Business Phone: (352) 265-0294
Business Email: aliyahsnyder@ufl.edu

About Aliyah R Snyder

Aliyah Snyder specializes in neuropsychology and is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Health and Psychology at the University of Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology and her master’s degree and PhD in clinical and health psychology from the University of Florida. She completed pre-doctoral internship training in pediatric and adult rehabilitation neuropsychology at Emory University and then completed a two year fellowship in brain injury and sports neuropsychology at UCLA in the BrainSPORT program.

Her clinical work currently focuses neuropsychological assessment and interdisciplinary management of concussion/brain injury at the UFHealth Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases. She also directs the Holistic Interventions for Brain Health and Recovery (HI-BHaR) clinic, which provides brief, time-limited therapeutic interventions for brain injury, post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, and other neurological conditions. She is involved in developing protocols for mindfulness-based biofeedback as well as research in autonomic dysregulation following brain injury.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016
CLP6528C Measurement, Research Design, and Statistical Analysis in Clinical Psychology II
2015
CLP6527C Measurement, Research Design, and Statistical Analysis in Clinical Psychology I
2013
PSB4934 Special Topics in Physiological Psychology
2023-2024
CLP6945 Advanced Practicum in Neuropsychology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Concussion
  • Long COVID Treatment
  • Psychoeducational and Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-1185-7424

Areas of Interest
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Sports Concussion
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Publications

2024
Psychological Constructs From the Fear Avoidance Model and Beyond as Predictors for Persisting Symptoms After Concussion: An Integrative Review.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. [DOI] 10.1016/j.apmr.2024.04.007. [PMID] 38663576.
2023
Frontoamygdala hyperconnectivity predicts affective dysregulation in adolescent moderate-severe TBI
Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences. 3 [DOI] 10.3389/fresc.2022.1064215. [PMID] 36684686.
2023
PROTOCOL: Fear avoidance model psychological factors as predictors for persistent post‐concussion clinical outcomes: An integrative review
Campbell Systematic Reviews. 19(2) [DOI] 10.1002/cl2.1311. [PMID] 37131460.
2023
The CARE4Kids Study: Endophenotypes of Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms in Adolescents – Study Rationale and Protocol
Journal of Neurotrauma. [DOI] 10.1089/neu.2023.0073.
2022
Epigenetics of Neurotrauma.
Neurology (Chicago, Ill.). 2(2):42-47 [PMID] 36507115.
2021
Cardiorespiratory Functioning in Youth with Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms: A Pilot Study
Journal of Clinical Medicine. 10(4) [DOI] 10.3390/jcm10040561. [PMID] 33546148.
2021
The Effect of Aerobic Exercise on Concussion Recovery: A Pilot Clinical Trial
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 27(8):790-804 [DOI] 10.1017/s1355617721000886.
2019
Addition of Occupational Therapy to an Interdisciplinary Concussion Clinic Improves Identification of Functional Impairments
Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 34(6):425-432 [DOI] 10.1097/htr.0000000000000544.
2019
The Future of Concussion
Seminars in Pediatric Neurology. 30:128-137 [DOI] 10.1016/j.spen.2019.03.018.
2018
Immediate Removal From Activity After Sport-Related Concussion Is Associated With Shorter Clinical Recovery and Less Severe Symptoms in Collegiate Student-Athletes.
The American journal of sports medicine. 46(6):1465-1474 [DOI] 10.1177/0363546518757984. [PMID] 29558195.
2017
Baseline Neurocognitive Performance and Clearance for Athletes to Return to Contact.
Journal of athletic training. 52(1):51-57 [DOI] 10.4085/1062-6050-51.12.27. [PMID] 27905859.
2017
Concussion-like symptom reporting in non-concussed adolescent athletes.
The Clinical neuropsychologist. 31(1):138-153 [DOI] 10.1080/13854046.2016.1246672. [PMID] 27758158.
2017
Concussion-Like Symptom Reporting in Non-Concussed Collegiate Athletes.
Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists. 32(8):963-971 [DOI] 10.1093/arclin/acx018. [PMID] 28334382.
2016
Factors Influencing Clinical Correlates of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE): a Review.
Neuropsychology review. 26(4):340-363 [PMID] 27561662.
2014
A normative study of the sport concussion assessment tool (SCAT2) in children and adolescents.
The Clinical neuropsychologist. 28(7):1091-103 [DOI] 10.1080/13854046.2014.952667. [PMID] 25244434.

Education

Post-Doctoral Scholar – Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
2019-2020 · University of California Los Angeles
Post-Doctoral Fellow – Brain Injury and Sports Neuropsychology
2017-2019 · University of California Los Angeles
Ph.D. in Clinical and Health Psychology
2011-2017 · University of Florida
Master's Degree – Clinical and Health Psychology
2011-2013 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-0294
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100165
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
PO Box 100165
GAINESVILLE FL 32610