Saint Louis University
Gretchen B. Salsich, PhD, PT

Professor, Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training and Director of the Musculoskeletal Movement Science Laboratory
Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

phone: 314-977-8505
fax: 314-977-8513
address: Allied Health Professions Building, 1026
3437 Caroline Mall
St. Louis , MO   63104-1111
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Degree: Post-doctoral Fellowship, Dept. of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy
University of Southern California
Degree: Ph.D., Movement Science
Washington University
Degree: B.S., Physical Therapy
Saint Louis University

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Linking basic and applied sciences to the practice of physical therapy, Identifying biomechanical factors contributing to the development of lower extremity musculoskeletal pain/pathology conditions, and testing te effects of rehabilitation strategies based on this knowledge. Data is obtained using 3-D motion analysis (joint angles and forces), electromyography (muscle activation), clinical measures of muscle strength and joint mobility, and self-report measures of pain and function.
Other Activities: American Physical Therapy Association: Orthopedics Section (member, abstract and grant reviewer), Research Section (member, biomechanics special interest group), Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (member, abstract reviewer), Associate Editor for Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Manuscript Reviewer: Physical Therapy, Clinical Biomechanics, Journal of Biomechanics, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Physiotherapy Theory & Practice, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM & R)
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