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Eric Sorenson, Ph.D., ATC

Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Program Director, Applied Exercise Science
Phone: (626) 387-5855
Email: esorenson@apu.edu
Eric Sorenson, Ph.D., ATC, teaches a variety of courses within the Applied Exercise Science program, which he directs. His doctoral research, addressing the ability of a preseason functional movement screen to identify athletes who are at risk of becoming injured, provides a timely connection with advances in injury prevention within the sports medicine field. His previous teaching and clinical experience, with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology, injury rehabilitation, manual therapy, and human performance, enables him to initiate a thorough learning experience for students that considers the regional interdependence of the human body.

Education

  • Ph.D., Human Physiology, University of Oregon
  • M.S., Human Physiology (Emphasis in Sports Medicine), University of Oregon
  • B.A., Athletic Training, Point Loma Nazarene University

Credentials/Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Department

School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Department of Exercise and Sport Science

Courses Taught

  • AES 290 – Human Movement Science
  • AES 363 – Physiology of Exercise
  • AES 364 – Kinesiology
  • AES 372 – Corrective Exercise Strategies
  • AT 355 – Medical Conditions and Disabilities (S)