Rafael Escamilla

Ph.D, PT, CSCS, FACSM

Dr. Escamilla serves as Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at California State University, Sacramento, and before that as Professor in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.   He also served as director of the Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory, and taught biomechanics courses in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Duke University.   Dr. Escamilla received a Ph.D. Degree in Biomechanics from Auburn University and a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Elon University.  

He has published over 50 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and written numerous book chapters in sports medicine related textbooks.   He has given over 100 professional presentations at scientific conferences.   

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