Casey has a special interest in sports orthopedic rehabilitation and injury reduction strategies for active individuals of any age. She has been coaching Crossfit at Threshold Training since 2013 and holds numerous certifications for Olympic weightlifting and gymnastic-based movements. Actively coaching Crossfit while completing her physical therapy education has provided Casey with a unique perspective on the musculoskeletal and metabolic demands of barbell and bodyweight movements. She hopes to help individuals incorporate their rehabilitative goals within their current exercise program.

Education

Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2016
BS in Exercise and Movement Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2014

Professional Training

-Myokinematic Restoration-Postural Restoration Institute (2016)
-Postural Respiration-Postural Restoration Institute (2016)
-Pelvic Floor-Postural Restoration Institute (2017)
-Impingement and Instability-Postural Restoration Institute (2017)
-Joint Balancing Lower Quadrant (2016)
-Joint Balancing Upper Quadrant (2017)
-Clinical Athlete Weight Lifting Coach Certification (2016)
-CrossFit Level 1(2014)
-CrossFit Specialty Course:  Gymnastics (2015)
-Hip Hinge 101 Seminar (2017)
-Clinical Athletic Sports Medicine Seminar (2016)

Hobbies/Interests

In her free time, Casey enjoys participating in and watching sports, coaching adult and children Crossfit classes, spending time with family and friends, and cooking.

Research

Doctorate Research Study:  Adherence to Post-Therapy Home Exercise Programs in Patients Treated for Low Back Pain (Co-Authored by Sarah Kate Peterson, DPT and Connie Tompkins, PhD

Undergraduate Honors Research Study:  The Interaction Between Coaching Behavior, Athlete Trait Motivation, and Athletes’ Situational Motivation (Co-Authored by Jeremy Sibold, PhD)