Jason Bennett, Carroll University faculty

Dr. Jason Bennett

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy 262.951.3034 jbennett@carrollu.edu Physical Therapy Building, Rm 109A

TEACHES IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM(S)

Physical Therapy

Biography

Dr. Jason E. Bennett joined Carroll University in 2017 as an assistant professor in the Program in Physical Therapy. Dr. Bennett returns to Wisconsin after spending the last 18 years in Saint Louis, MO, with the last seven years as faculty at Saint Louis University. Dr. Bennett’s research involves the examination of potential risk factors for injury in athletes, including factors related to bone density, movement performance, and lower-extremity biomechanics. Dr. Bennett has spent time as a medical volunteer at the USOC Olympic Training Centers, and has traveled with the US Paralympic Shooting team.

Education

  • Rocky Mountain University of Health Profession, Ph.D. Orthopaedic & Sports Science, 2011
  • Clark University, M.S.P.T., 1998
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville, B.S., 1994

Areas of Specialization

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS) Board Certified Clinical Specialist — Sports Physical Therapy

What is your teaching style?

My teaching style begins and ends with respect for the profession of physical therapy, the program in physical therapy, and the student. I am constantly looking for ways to engage the student while also challenging them to reach their full potential as a physical therapy student and future clinician.

Why do you do what you do?

I have a love for learning and for helping people. The practice of physical therapy continually challenges clinicians to re-evaluate and examine the best-practices that will optimize a patient’s care, while also providing unique opportunities to develop relationships with patients that are mutually fulfilling.

How do you make learning engaging?

I try to engage students by sharing my personal experiences, utilizing technology that provides real-time opportunities for assessment and case presentations, with occasional — and often times failed — attempts at humor.

What should students know about you?

God, Family, Badgers!

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