Michael P. Reiman, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, SCS, ATC/L, FAAOMPT, CSCS

Dr. Michael Reiman

Assistant Professor

Phone: 919-668-3014

Office: Wing B, #245

Email: michael.reiman@duke.edu

Dr. Reiman is an active clinical researcher, educator and mentor. In addition to his certifications as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist, Dr. Reiman is a manual therapy fellow through the American Academy of Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapists, a USA Weightlifting level 1 coach, and a USA Track and Field level 1 coach.

Dr. Reiman has co-written the only textbook on functional testing, Functional Testing in Human Performance. He has written eight book chapters on orthopedic examination/intervention and training for strength, power, and endurance. His current research and presentation interests focus on performance enhancement, low back/hip pain, and evidence-based examination/intervention of the hip joint. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainers' Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting Association, and USA Track and Field Association. He serves as a manuscript reviewer for multiple journals, including: Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Journal of Athletic Training, and Physiotherapy Theory and Practice.


  • PhD, Copenhagan University in Denmark, 2018

  • DPT, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, 2008

  • Med, Wichita State University, 2003

  • BPT, Wichita State University, 1990

  • BS, Doane University, 1988


  • PT 704: Musculoskeletal Patient Management I, course coordinator/faculty

  • PT 714: Musculoskeletal Patient Management II, course coordinator/faculty

  • PT 725: Manual Therapy Elective, course coordinator/faculty

  • PT 613: Applied Physiology II, lecturer


Orthopaedics, sports medicine, manual therapy, physician collaborative practice, clinical research partnerships


  • Diagnostic accuracy; Conservative and surgical treatment outcomes

  • Development of field expedient tests to predict overuse musculoskeletal injury

Recent publications

Awards and honors

  • Rodenberg Teaching Award, Wichita State University, 2008

  • Rodenberg Teaching Award finalist, Wichita State University, 2007

  • Editorial Board for the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, and Journal of Physical Therapy