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John S. Halle



John HallePhD  (Exercise Science), University of Iowa
MPT (Physical Therapy), U.S. Army-Baylor University
MS   (Health Education), University of Oregon
BS   (Community Health), University of Oregon


Dr. Halle's professional areas of interest are in electrophysiological evaluation, orthopaedics and sports medicine. He is a Diplomate, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, with his certification as an Electrophysiologic Clinical Specialist. In addition to his academic position at Belmont University, Dr. Halle also maintains a practice performing clinical electrophysiologic testing at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and has an adjunct appointment within the Cell and Developmental Biology Department at Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, he is part of the anatomy team teaching human anatomy to the first year medical students.

Prior to accepting this teaching position in Nashville, Dr. Halle was the Acting Director of the Army Physical Fitness Research Institute at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. His other jobs in the Army included working as a staff therapist, serving as a physical therapy clinic supervisor, teaching at the undergraduate level, and teaching for four years as a faculty member at the U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy.

Dr. Halle is a reviewer and Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, and has published articles in a variety of journals to include: Physical Therapy, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, Electromyographical Kinesiology, Medical Problems in Performing Artists, Percussive Notes, Clinical Anatomy, and Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. He has served as a Specialty Council Member of the Clinical Electrophysiology Section of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), and is currently on the Council of the ABPTS. Additionally, he is the research chair for both the Wound Care and Clinical Electrophysiology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, a committee member for the Research Committee for the Tennessee State Physical Therapy Association, and he has authored several book chapters dealing with electrophysiological testing and musculoskeletal evaluation.


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