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Functional Joint Stability, Prevention, and Predicting Injury
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Tim Sell, Ph.D., P.T.
Timothy C. Sell, Ph.D., P.T., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University and the Director of the Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory. He is a physical therapist with a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and a Master of Science in Human Movement Science (Biomechanics Focus) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Sell has 19 years of injury prevention research and twelve years of research experience with the military primarily in U.S. Special Forces. During his research career, Dr. Sell has focused on the role of functional joint stability in the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries; in recovery following injury; and in re-establishing neuromuscular control following surgery. He has conducted research in many different populations from youth athletes to masters athletes; recreational active individuals to professional athletes; and in military servicemen and women. He has extensive experience in biomechanical, postural stability, neuromuscular, and musculoskeletal assessments with a particular focus on lower extremity injuries.