Dr. Barb Hoogenboom

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Dr. Hoogenboom is an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Grand Valley State University.  A physical therapist since 1985, Barb has been certified as an Athletic Trainer since 1988 and The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties originally certified her as a Sports Certified Specialist in 1993, and re-certified her in 2003.  She completed a Master's degree in Health Science in 1997 at Grand Valley State University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Eastern Michigan University in 2006.

Barb maintains a clinical practice in Sports Physical Therapy through Advent Rehab at their GRSportscenter Clinic, and through pro-bono community clinics. 

Dr. Hoogenboom has contributed to the literature by published articles, research/case reports, home study courses, multiple textbook chapters, and as co-editor of a textbook.  She enjoys studying, writing, and presenting on the Female Athlete Triad, core strengthening or “Butt and Gut”, Functional Performance and testing, as well as prevention of ACL injuries.