Cristine Agresta, MPT, PhD
Cristine Agresta is a physical therapist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She is interested in studying determinants of physical resilience, longevity, and performance sustainability in athletes and physically active individuals. Her research focuses on utilizing wearables and out-of-lab technology to improve assessment and monitoring techniques in real-world settings. She has an MPT degree from Youngstown State University, a PhD in Movement Science from Temple University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Kinesiology at the University of Michigan.
Her teaching responsibilities are in the musculoskeletal track of the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. She also assists with teaching in the Orthopaedic Residency program.
Clinical assessment and monitoring technquies, sport-related injuries, performance factors.
Dr. Agresta conducts applied biomechanical and performance science research. She is interested in identifying factors that influence physical resilience, functionality, and durability in athletes and physically active individuals. Her research focuses on utilizing wearables and out-of-lab technology to improve clinical assessment and monitoring techniques in real-world settings.
Orthopaedic physical therapy, sports medicine, running gait analysis.