Dr. Kiesel is an Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy at University of Evansville. His areas of research include motor control of the core and functional movement testing and training. Because of his long-standing interest in athletic performance, injury prediction and recovery, his research has also led to significant work related to functional movement screening, testing and assessment for athletes. He has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications and regularly presents his work nationally and internationally as well as reviewing manuscripts for a variety of journals.
He serves as a consultant for professional and college sports teams as well as the military where he assists with injury prevention and implementation of the functional movement systems model. He has extensive experience teaching lecture and lab courses emphasizing core training and functional movement assessment and intervention including both the FMS and the SFMA. He contributed his expertise related to the SFMA, FMS research, and the adverse affects of pain on motor control to the book, “Movement”. Dr. Kiesel is engaged in patient care in orthopedics and sports at ProRehab PC in Evansville, Indiana.
Kyle Kiesel presents this course on a functional approach to treating movement dysfunction. Understand the contributing factors to suboptimal outcomes and identify the necessary variables… read more
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