Dr. Kiesel is a professor of physical therapy at the University of Evansville and a cofounder of the Functional Movement System. During his 20 years in academics, he has spent nine years directing programs in athletic training and physical therapy. His areas of research include motor control of the core, breathing, 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 more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and regularly presents his work nationally and internationally, in addition to 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 System model. He has extensive experience teaching lecture and lab courses emphasizing core training and functional movement assessment and intervention, including both the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and he has taught in approximately 20 different countries.
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