Dr. Padua is an adjunct professor in the following Departments: Orthopaedics, Biomedical Engineering, and Allied Health Sciences. His primary research interests focus on lower extremity injury prevention (ACL injury and patello-femoral pain), neuromuscular control of knee and lumbo-pelvic stability, identification of risk factors associated with knee injury, identification of evidence based prevention strategies for ACL injury, strategies for preventing and alleviating knee osteoarthritis, and validation of performance enhancement training techniques.
â¢ BA in Athletic Training, San Diego
â¢ MA in Athletic Training, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
â¢ PhD in Sports Medicine, University of Virginia