Alexander Scott

Academic Institution Affiliation: University of British Columbia (UBC)
Academic Institution Position/Title: Associate Professor
Academic Affiliation Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy
Hospital/Health Centre Affiliation Position: CENTRE FOR HIP HEALTH AND MOBILITY
Degree(s): PhD

Research areas of interest:
MUSCULOSKELETAL HEALTH, TENDON PHYSIOLOGY
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Dr. Scott is a graduate of the UBC Physical Therapy program, and the UBC Experimental Medicine PhD program. His research targets a widespread problem, overuse injuries and chronically painful tendon disorder in workers and athletes. His research has been highlighted and supported locally by organizations including the WorksafeBC  and the Professional Association of BC, nationally through CIHR sponsored events and seminars, and internationally including sponsorship by the Canada-Scandinavia Foundation and the Swedish Research Council. His work has been incorporated into widely used web-based clinical guidelines such as UpToDate©, and the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy clinical guideline on Achilles tendinopathy.