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Our Research Programs

Clinical Outcomes Research

The Clinical Outcomes Research in Physical Therapy is lead by Julie M. Fritz, PT, PhD, ATC with projects in management of patients with low back pain and patients with neck pain.

Julie M. Fritz, PT, PhD, ATC

Motion Analysis Core

A research facility focused on the study of the coordination of movement and postural control in health, aging, and disease. Research is conducted using state of the art measurement techniques including kinetic, kinematics, electromyography, and full motion fluoroscopy.

Bo Foreman, PhD

Skeletal Muscle Exercise Research Facility

The SMERF is focused on muscle, movement and human performance; specifically how muscles adapt and how these changes help or hinder human function in daily life and across the lifespan, following injury or disease, and in sport.

Paul LaStayo, PhD, PT

Sports Medicine Research Lab

The Sports Medicine Research Lab is a 1600 square foot facility housing a motion capture laboratory, workstation room, observation area, additional lab space and a restroom facility with toilet, shower and lockers.

Charlie Hicks-Little, PhD