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Susan A. Saliba

Professor
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Department of Kinesiology
Office location and address
Memorial Gym 201
210 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1999
M.P.T., Hahnemann University, 1989
M.Ed., University of Virginia, 1987
B.S., University of Virginia, 1986
Biography

Dr. Susan Saliba has 18 years of clinical experience as both a physical therapist and athletic trainer. She currently teaches courses in the NATA Accredited Advanced Masters’ In Athletic Training Curriculum, including gross anatomy, pathophysiology and rehabilitation, manual therapy techniques, orthopedic bases of sports medicine and advanced therapeutic modalities. She is also the director of the undergraduate program in Kinesiology, a major that prepares students for graduate education in medicine, physical therapy, athletic training, physician assistant or other allied health professions. Dr. Saliba has been recognized by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association for service and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

CU-KINE Supervised Rehabilitation with Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation for Patients with Patellofemoral Pain
Source: Accelerated Care Plus Corporation
January 01, 2016 – December 31, 2016
CU- The Effect of Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation on Neuromuscular Control During Functional Activities in Patellofemoral Pain Patients
Source: Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainer Association
January 01, 2015 – April 30, 2016
KINE 2000: Introduction to Kinesiology
Credits: 3
Introduction to the discipline of Kinesiology and an examination of the study of physical activity from the perspectives of professional practice, research, and experience. This course is a prerequisite for all students interested in pursuing a major in Kinesiology.
KINE 4600: Athletic Injuries
Credits: 3
An course in principles, procedures, and techniques in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. A one-credit laboratory experience is available in addition to the regular course. Co-requisite: Anatomy, instructor permission.
KINE 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for undergraduates working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 5725: Therapeutic Interventions in Athletic Training
Credits: 3
This course is designed to provide the athletic training student with a foundation of the theoretical fundamentals and principles of the therapeutic modalities used in the physical medicine environment. A systematic evidenced based approach of the how and why of the application of rehabilitation techniques will be addressed including theory and clinical techniques used to enhance the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.
KINE 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for master's level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 6700: Pharmacology and Diagnostic Imaging
Credits: 2
The course provides fundamental clinical knowledge of commonly utilized diagnostic imaging and pharmacotherapies within athletic training. This information may be applied through an interprofessional approach to healthcare of the physically active requiring an understanding of normal and diseased states via various diagnostic imaging techniques as well as the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
KINE 7630: Modalities of Athletic Training
Credits: 3
Advanced study of the theoretical foundations and principles of the therapeutic modalities used in the physical medicine environment. Includes theory and clinical techniques used to enhance the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: Master's and Doctoral Level Kinesiology students
KINE 8630: Readings in Sports Medicine Research
Credits: 1–3
A doctoral-level seminar that addresses current topics related to research in the areas of injury risk factor screening, prevention, diagnosis, or treatment in sports medicine. Focus is on study design, execution, and interpretation of both laboratory and clinical research in sports medicine. Prerequisite: Kinesiology Doctoral student
KINE 8980: Practicum
Credits: 1–6
Supervised field experiences under the direction of professional staff. Student should obtain approval from their advisor before registering for this practicum.
KINE 8998: Master's Research Internship
Credits: 1–12
Designed to give masters students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines.
KINE 8999: Master's Thesis
Credits: 1–6
Designed to give masters students who are completing a master's thesis.
KINE 9995: Independent Research
Credits: 1–12
Independent Research for doctoral level students working cooperation with a faculty member
KINE 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisite: Advisor permission required.
KINE 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.