Faculty and Staff

Paula Ludewig

Paula Ludewig, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Professor & Director

Divisions of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Research Interests: Biomechanical mechanisms of musculoskeletal injury and rehabilitation, particularly regarding shoulder dysfunction. Collaborative research with University of Minnesota Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine Institute and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Research Lab.

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Arin Ellingson

Arin Ellingson, PhD

Assistant Professor

Divisions of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Research Interests: Functional Biomechanics of the Spine (Lumbar and Cervical), Instability, Intervertebral Degeneration, Scoliosis

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Justin Staker

Justin Staker, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor

Divisions of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Research Interests: Development of movement based diagnostic classifications and criteria that reliably and validly identify shoulder movement dysfunction. Biomechanical investigations of new and existing movement examination techniques and technology to assist clinicians in improving diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries.

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Jonathan Braman

Jonathan Braman, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests: Shoulder joint, scapula, rotator cuff, arthroplasty, biomechanics, humerus, articular range of motion, clavicle, arthroscopy, acromioclavicular joint

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Cyrus Rezvanifar

S. Cyrus Rezvanifar, PhD

Junior Scientist

Division of Physical Therapy

Research Interests: Shoulder Biomechanics, Knee Biomechanics, Patellofemoral Instability, Engineering Education, Active Learning

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