• Kristin Meyer

    Kristin Meyer

    Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Biographical Sketch

Kristi Meyer, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, teaches a range of courses in kinesiology including Human Systems Physiology and Anatomy I and II, Human Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Exercise Testing and Prescription, and Exercise and Disease. She is an APTA certified specialist in sports physical therapy, and certified athletic trainer. She received a D.P.T. from the University of Minnesota in Physical Therapy, and B.A. in Education and Fitness from Cornell College. Kristi has clinical and research interests in core strength and the female athlete, the prevention and treatment of ACL injuries, and rehabilitation of the pediatric athlete. She has delivered numerous presentations related to the above topics and published the study “Three-Dimensional Scapular Kinematics During The Throwing Motion” in the Journal of Applied Biomechanics. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18309180)

Academic History

  • Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, APTA, 2008
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota, 2004
  • Board Certified Athletic Trainer, NATABOC, 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary in Education and Fitness, Cornell College, 2001

Courses Taught

  • Human Systems Physiology and Anatomy I
  • human Systems Physiology and Anatomy II
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Nutrition of Human Performance
  • Human Biomechanics
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Foundations of Kinesiology

Service to the Cornell Community

  • Kinesiology Department Chair
  • Faculty Athletic Representative
  • Committee Member, Dimensions Operations Committee
  • Committee Member, Committee on Diversity
  • Committee Member, Health Professions Committee
  • Physical Therapist,  Cornell Sports Medicine Program
  • Faculty Advisor, Kinesiology club

Clinical Practice

  • Iowa Physical Therapy (orthopedic outpatient), Mount Vernon, Iowa
  • Minnesota Lynx WNBA Team (PT and ATC), Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Fairview Sports and Orthopedic Care, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Family Achievement Center (pediatric), Woodbury, Minnesota
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital (pediatric outpatient), Harvey, Illinois