Mike Stroud PT, DPT - Co-Owner

Health Fitness Expert

 

Mike is a proud husband and dad of 3 kids. He has worked as a personal trainer since 2013. He has trained several people in different capacities such as weight loss, fitness, race preparation, high school athletics, college basketball, and NFL combine. He graduated from Utah Valley University in 2017 with honors in Exercise Science and a minor in biology. He graduated physical therapy school from George Fox University. He currently works as an acute care and critical care physical therapist in a California hospital. He has advanced skills in orthopedics, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, neurology, sports medicine, biomechanics, and a deep passion for research. A personal love Mike has is helping others start exercising and improve their health journey. 

Education

- George Fox - Doctorate of Physical Therapy May 2020

- Utah Valley University - BA of Exercise Science, minor Biology  Cum Laude 2017

- Utah State University Eastern - Associates of Science 2014

Certifications

- Otago (2018)

- Certified Personal Trainer (2013)

- Student Researcher Level - 1 (2014)

- Basic Life Support (AHA) 2019

- CPR (ARC) 2017

Associations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

- Foot & Ankle - Co-author, Editor

- Stroke SIG - Social Media Leader

- Spinal Cord Injury - Volunteer

American Physiological Society

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Athletic History

- Weber State University - Basketball (redshirt) 2008-09

- Utah State University Eastern - Basketball 2013-14

- Taylorsville High School - Basketball & Volleyball​

Research Experience

 

Blood Flow Restriction Training for the Rotator Cuff: RCT 2019

PMID: 32820139  |  DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2019-0815

Abstract published in JOSPT January 2020 

Nominee for Excellence in Research Award 2020 at CSM 

Presented at CSM 2020

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Strengthening Hip Abductors to Improve Sit to Stand Mechanics: A Pilot Study

Presented at American College of Sports Medicine Southwest Regional Conference Fall 2017

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Ultrasound Assessment of Muscle Glycogen in College Basketball Players:

A Pilot Study 2017

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