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Sports Physical Therapy Residency


Length: 18 months

Winter 2022 Deadline:

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––– Prerequisite
Emergency Medical Response Course
For: PT

The EIM Sports Physical Therapy Residency provides 18-months of clinical and didactic education for physical therapists designed to advance the resident’s preparation as a highly skilled provider of patient care services in sports physical therapy. Ongoing clinical supervision and mentoring with a theoretical basis for advanced practice and scientific inquiry provides the framework for this program. Graduates exemplify clinical excellence in sports physical therapy and are well-versed in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement for today’s athletes.

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  • Grow as practitioners skilled in sports physical therapy.
  • Become highly skilled, autonomous practitioners who have substantially increased their ability to provide care to a full spectrum of patients with athletic injuries.
  • Gain a strong base of knowledge of evidence-based practice and preventative and rehabilitative sports therapy techniques.
  • Be positioned to both achieve the Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) certification from the ABPTS and to be leaders in the sports physical therapy field.

EIM’s Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program has a 94% graduation rate, 100% Board Certification Process participation and 98% Board Certification success.

Note on prerequisite: While we encourage participants to take EIM’s Emergency Medical Response Course as a prerequisite for the Sports Physical Therapy Residency, we will consider similar courses taken elsewhere on a case-by-case basis.


    Jason Taylor



    Teresa Schuemann, DPT, ATC, SCS, CSCS

    Program Director


    Jake Shockley

    Residency Director, Physical Therapy Central / Red Bud Physical Therapy


    • SPPT 6000 – Emergency Response Course for the Sports Therapist (pre-requisite)
    • SPPT 6110 – Science in Sports Medicine
    • SPPT 6120 – Sports Nutrition and Performance Enhancement
    • SPPT 6130 – The Female Athlete
    • SPPT 6140 – Sports Across the Ages
    • APPT 6110 – Essentials of Pharmacology & Clinical Lab Tests
    • SPPT 7280 – SCS Test Prep Course
    • SPPT 7590 – Sports Residency Mentored Clinical Practice
    • SPPT 7190 – Athletic Venue Hours
    • SPPT 7270 – Sports Virtual Rounds
    • Outcomes Tracking for Sports Residency
    • SPPT 7110 – Professional Forum in Sports Physical Therapy

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