Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC

Graduate Program Director, PhD Orthopaedic & Sports Science

Lori Thein Brody is currently the Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Graduate Program Director for Rocky Mountain University in Provo, Utah. She also works as a Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer at the University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine and Spine Center. She has taught in physical therapy education programs at Ithaca College and the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Brody has lectured extensively across the country on management of orthopaedic and sports related injuries, aquatic physical therapy, arthritis and other connective tissue problems and musculoskeletal primary care. She has over 20 articles and chapters to her credit and along with Carrie Hall, she co-authored “Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function,” published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, now in its third edition. She coauthored and coedited “Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training” (Human Kinetics Publishers) with Paula Geigle. She served on the Musculoskeletal Panel for Volume II of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, and on the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice Task Force, Volume III. She also served on the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, including serving as its chair. She also served on and chaired the Committee for the Credentialing of Post-Professional Clinical Residencies and Fellowships. She is the Sports Physical Therapy Section’s 2006 recipient of the Peyton Award, for exceptional contributions in Sports Physical Therapy practice