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About Sean P. Riley

Sean P. Riley, PT, DPT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT is and Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy program at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, USA. He graduated from the UConn Physical Therapy Program in 2004 and completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Simmons College in 2006. He completed his Doctor of Science from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 2013. Sean became board certified in Orthopedics through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2007. He completed his certification in Orthopaedic and Manual Therapy (COMT) in the Extremities in 2012 through the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine-US and completed his Fellowship in Manual Therapy from Regis University in 2018. Sean has 13 published manuscripts since 2014 and has presented his research at the national level each of the last 6 years. Within the last year he has reviewed for articles for The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, and for Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. Sean is also an Associate Editor for the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. He is part of the team revising the Clinical Practice Guideline for Adhesive Capsulitis and serves as a research committee member for the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists where he has served as a grant reviewer, poster presentation judge, and abstract mentor for research submissions.

Positions

August 2016 - Present Assistant Professor Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University Physical Therapy
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December 2008 - August 2016 Physical Therapist/Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut Health Center
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Grants

2019 Does Glenohumeral Mobilization Symptom Response at the Initial Evaluation Predict Outcomes in Patients Suffering From Shoulder Impingement?
American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)
AAOMPT Cardon Rehab Grant
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Education

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2009 - 2013 ScD Physical Therapy/Therapist, Texas Tech University
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2004 - 2006 DPT Physical Therapy/Therapist, Simmons College
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2001 - 2004 Masters Physical Therapy/Physical Therapist, University of Connecticut
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1998 - 2000 Masters, Biology, Health Sciences Specialization, Central Connecticut State University
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1994 - 1998 B.S. Physical Education/Option Athletic Training, Central Connecticut State University
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Contact Information

Physical Therapy 
Healthcare Education N186 
College of Health Professions 
203-365-6840

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Research Works (14)

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