Dr Erin Byrd
Profiles

Dr Erin Byrd

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)

Role

Lecturer in Physiotherapy- Musculoskeletal

Qualifications

Doctor of Physical Therapy- University of South Alabama 

Bachelor of Science in Pre-Professional Health Sciences, Summa Cum Laude Honors- University of South Alabama

APTA Sports Certified Specialist

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Certification in Dry Needling
APPI Pilates Instructor
American Red Cross Emergency Response and Sideline Care Certification
American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and Sideline Care Instructor

Professional membership

American Physical Therapy Association, 2005-present
National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2007-2014
American Red Cross, 2012-present
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, 2014- present
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine, 2015-present

Teaching interests

Sports Medicine
Paediatric Orthopaedics
Spine

Research interests

Sports Medicine
Paediatric Orthopaedics
Spine

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
McLaren K, Byrd E, Herzog M, Polikandriotis JA & Willimon SC 2015 'IMPACT SHOULDER ANGLES CORRELATE WITH IMPACT WRIST ANGLES IN STANDING BACK HANDSPRINGS IN PREADOLESCENT AND ADOLESCENT FEMALE GYMNASTS' Int J Sports Phys Ther 10, (3) 341-346 Author Site PEARL

Other academic activities

National Conference Presentations
“Factors Predicting Increased Wrist Angles and Pain in Standing Back Handsprings in Preadolescent and Adolescent Female Gymnasts” 2014 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association Poster Presentations, Las Vegas NV, February 2014
"Management of Low Back Pain in the Adolescent Athlete" Children’s Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Seminar, Atlanta, October 2013
"Rehabilitation of the Injured Gymnast." USA Gymnastics Region 8 Congress, June 2013