Shane McClinton, M.S.P.T.’01, D.P.T.’07, Ph.D., OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS, earned a doctorate in philosophy in orthopedic and sports science through Rocky Mountain University in Provo, UT. He is a physical therapist at the DMU Clinic and assistant professor in the department of physical therapy, College of Health Sciences. His clinical emphasis is on the management of orthopedic conditions including individuals with persisting pain disorders and endurance athletes.
The 2017 College of Health Sciences Alumnus of the Year, McClinton coordinates the DMU Running and Cycling Clinic, focusing on movement analysis, injury prevention and rehabilitation for runners, cyclists and triathletes of all ages. He is board-certified in orthopedics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. His current research is on the outcomes of physical therapy treatment for plantar heel pain and injured runners, and examination of characteristics associated with these painful conditions. He has several peer-reviewed publications on the management of lower extremity conditions and running-related injuries and is a frequent presenter at local and national conferences.