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Dr. Brent Feland


Dr. Brent Feland is an Associate Professor in the Exercise Science Department at Brigham Young University where he teaches advanced functional anatomy, pathomechanics, orthopedic impairments, and functional neuroanatomy. Dr. Feland is also a licensed Physical Therapist with a specialty interest in both orthopedics and geriatrics and also functions as the Pre-Physical Therapy advisor at BYU.

Dr. Feland received his B. S. in Physical Education from Brigham Young University in 1993, his M. S. in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University in 1995, and his Ph.D. in Exercise Science/Wellness from Brigham Young University in 1999.

Dr. Feland's research interests and professional publications in peer-reviewed journals include stretching & flexibility, aging activity and balance, and neuromechanics of whole-body-vibration training. He is also an invited article reviewer for the Journal of Athletic Training and The British Journal of Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Physical Therapy Association.