Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD Print Friendly Page
Bryan practices physical therapy at the UW Health Sports Rehabilitation Clinic and specializes in the treatment of patients with running-related injuries. He is the director of the Runners Clinic and an associate professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin. Bryan is a member of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association. He is licensed by the state of Wisconsin for physical therapy. Bryan sees patients upon referral and through physical therapy direct access (self-referral). Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a doctorate in biomechanics from the University of Massachusetts.
Professional Certifications and Education
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
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Dr. Heiderscheit is the co-director of the University of Wisconsin Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab, which conducts research on the biomechanics and neuromuscular coordination of human movement, with particular focus on running-related injuries.
Stiffler MR Bell DR Sanfilippo JL Hetzel SJ Pickett KA Heiderscheit BC .
Star Excursion Balance Test Anterior Asymmetry Is Associated With Injury Status in Division I Collegiate Athletes. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 May;47(5):339-346
[PubMed ID: 28355980]
Post EG Thein-Nissenbaum JM Stiffler MR Brooks MA Bell DR Sanfilippo JL Trigsted SM Heiderscheit BC McGuine TA .
High School Sport Specialization Patterns of Current Division I Athletes. Sports Health. 2017 Mar Apr;9(2):148-153
[PubMed ID: 27807260]
Blyholder L Chumanov E Carr K Heiderscheit B .
Exercise Behaviors and Health Conditions of Runners After Childbirth. Sports Health. 2016 Oct 14;
[PubMed ID: 27742879]
Brumitt J Heiderscheit BC Manske RC Niemuth P Mattocks A Rauh MJ .
The Lower-Extremity Functional Test and Lower-Quadrant Injury in NCAA Division III Athletes: A Descriptive and Epidemiologic Report. J Sport Rehabil. 2016 Aug;25(3):219-26
[PubMed ID: 25946403]
Pipkin A Kotecki K Hetzel S Heiderscheit B .
Reliability of a Qualitative Video Analysis for Running. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Jul;46(7):556-61
[PubMed ID: 27266886]
Luedke LE Heiderscheit BC Williams DS Rauh MJ .
Influence of Step Rate on Shin Injury and Anterior Knee Pain in High School Runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jul;48(7):1244-50
[PubMed ID: 26818150]
Brooks MA Peterson K Biese K Sanfilippo J Heiderscheit BC Bell DR .
Concussion Increases Odds of Sustaining a Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury After Return to Play Among Collegiate Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Mar;44(3):742-7
[PubMed ID: 26786903]
Heiderscheit B McClinton S .
Evaluation and Management of Hip and Pelvis Injuries. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2016 Feb;27(1):1-29
[PubMed ID: 26616175]
Luedke LE Heiderscheit BC Williams DS Rauh MJ .
ASSOCIATION OF ISOMETRIC STRENGTH OF HIP AND KNEE MUSCLES WITH INJURY RISK IN HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Nov;10(6):868-76
[PubMed ID: 26618066]
Stiffler MR Sanfilippo JL Brooks MA Heiderscheit BC .
Star Excursion Balance Test Performance Varies by Sport in Healthy Division I Collegiate Athletes. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Oct;45(10):772-80
[PubMed ID: 26304643]
Williams QI Gunn AH Beaulieu JE Benas BC Buley B Callahan LF Cantrell J Genova AP Golightly YM Goode AP Gridley CI Gross MT Heiderscheit BC Hill CH Huffman KM Kline A Schwartz TA Allen KD .
Physical therapy vs. internet-based exercise training (PATH-IN) for patients with knee osteoarthritis: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015 Sep 28;16:264
[PubMed ID: 26416025]
Lenhart RL Smith CR Vignos MF Kaiser J Heiderscheit BC Thelen DG .
Influence of step rate and quadriceps load distribution on patellofemoral cartilage contact pressures during running. J Biomech. 2015 Aug 20;48(11):2871-8
[PubMed ID: 26070646]
Sherry MA Johnston TS Heiderscheit BC .
Rehabilitation of acute hamstring strain injuries. Clin Sports Med. 2015 Apr;34(2):263-84
[PubMed ID: 25818713]
Pollard CD Stearns KM Hayes AT Heiderscheit BC .
Altered lower extremity movement variability in female soccer players during side-step cutting after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Feb;43(2):460-5
[PubMed ID: 25512664]
Heiderscheit B .
Always on the run. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Oct;44(10):724-6
[PubMed ID: 25269864]
Wille CM Lenhart RL Wang S Thelen DG Heiderscheit BC .
Ability of sagittal kinematic variables to estimate ground reaction forces and joint kinetics in running. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Oct;44(10):825-30
[PubMed ID: 25156183]
Lenhart R Thelen D Heiderscheit B .
Hip muscle loads during running at various step rates. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Oct;44(10):766-74, A1-4
[PubMed ID: 25156044]
Brumitt J Heiderscheit BC Manske RC Niemuth PE Rauh MJ .
Off-season training habits and preseason functional test measures of division iii collegiate athletes: a descriptive report. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Aug;9(4):447-55
[PubMed ID: 25133073]
Brooks MA Beaulieu JE Severson HH Wille CM Cooper D Gau JM Heiderscheit BC .
Web-based therapeutic exercise resource center as a treatment for knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort pilot study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2014 May 17;15:158
[PubMed ID: 24884547]
Schubert AG Kempf J Heiderscheit BC .
Influence of stride frequency and length on running mechanics: a systematic review. Sports Health. 2014 May;6(3):210-7
[PubMed ID: 24790690]