Faculty and Staff : Full-Time Faculty

Luis A. Feigenbaum, PT, DPT, ATC, LAT

Primary Appointment:
Department of Physical Therapy, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Assistant Professor

Secondary Appointment:
University of Miami Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy (2011) Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
MSPT Masters of Physical Therapy (2000) University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
BHS Bachelor of Health Science; Emphasis: Pre-Physical Therapy (1998) University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
ATC Athletic Training (2003); NATA
ABPTS Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist (2008)
CSCS Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (2000); NSCA

Program Director: Sports Physical Therapy Residency
Member- UHealth Sports Performance & Wellness Institute
Clinical Instructor for Physical Therapy Interns
Member: UM DPT Curriculum Committee
Primary Faculty: UM Innovation Sports Special Interest Group
University of Miami Football Game Sideline Medical Coverage
Editor: Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine
Editor: Journal Remedy Open Access- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Leaflets

Clinical Interests:
Sports, Injury Prevention, Research, Education

Clinical Specialty:
Sports Physical Therapy

Title: NCAA – DoD Grand Alliance; Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium
Funding Agency: NCAA – DoD
Principal Investigator: Luis A. Feigenbaum, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, LAT, CSCS
Direct: $145,000 (UM)
Role: Primary Investigator
Study Period: June 2016 – September 2017

Title: Motion Profiles for Enhancing Performance and Reducing the Risk of Injuries in Athletes
Funding Agency: Wallace H. Coulter Center for Translational Research
Principal Investigator: Vibhor Agrawal, PhD
Direct: $125,000 (UM)
Role: Co-investigator (10% effort)
Study Period: January 2014 – December 2014

Selected Publications:
Feigenbaum, LA., Steinlauf, S., Carlston, M., Cruz-Niklas, C., Price, K., Reddy, M., Negishi, N., Scavo, V. Return to Sport Following a Spring Ligament Reconstruction in a Division I Collegiate Jumper: A Case Report. Physical Medicine, 1(1): 1-6, 2016.

Feigenbaum, LA., Kaplan, LD., Musto, A., Gaunaurd, I., Gailey, RS., Kelley,W., Alemi, T., Espinosa, B., Mandler, E., Scavo, V., West, D. A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Rehabilitation of a Division I College Football Player Following Surgical Repair of a Lateral Malleolar Fracture: A Case Study. IJSPT, 11(3):436-449, 2016.

Feigenbaum, LA. Management of Patellar Tendinopathy, In: Physical Therapy Treatment of Common Orthopaedic Conditions, ND Baheti, MK Jamati, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd, 319-334, 2016.

Feigenbaum, LA., Roach, KE., Baraga, M., Kaplan, LD., Calpino, K., Dorsey, K., Martorelli, C., Sagarduy, B., King, LA., Scavo, V. Return to Sport Following A Complicated Tibia and Fibula Fracture In A Collegiate Women’s Soccer Player with A Low Level of Kinesiophobia, IJSPT, 10(1):95-103, 2015.

Feigenbaum, LA., Roach, KE., Vitolo, C., Bown, V., Gempel, S., Sickaczowski, N., Stapf, K., Whitaker, M. Cleat Smarts: Foot Posture and Injury Risks in Pitchers. Lower Extremity Review, 2014

Feigenbaum, LA., Roach, KE., Kaplan, LD., Lesniak, B., Cunningham, S. The Association of Foot Arch Posture and Prior History of Shoulder or Elbow Surgery in Elite-Level Baseball Pitchers, JOSPT, 43(11):814-820, 2013

Fiebert, I.M., Roach,K.E., Cho, P., Feigenbaum, LA., Fong, T., Hamer,A., The Effect of Antigravity Cervical Muscle Strengthening Protocol on Cervical Strength in Healthy Young Adults, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 17: 41-49, 2004

Honors and Awards:
APTA, Sports Physical Therapy Section, Excellence in Education, 2016

Courses Taught:
PTS 612 – Sports Physical Therapy
PTS 726 – Therapeutic Exercise; University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy
KIN 463 – Therapeutic Rehabilitation: University of Miami, Department of Kinesiology and Exercise Science
KIN 464 – Therapeutic Rehabilitation (Lab): University of Miami, Department of Kinesiology and Exercise