Steven Zinder, PhD, ATC

Biographical Sketch

Steve Zinder received his BS in 1990 in Physical Education from the University of Arizona, an MS in 1992 in Exercise and Sport Sciences with an emphasis in Athletic Training at the University of Arizona, and a PhD in 2002 in Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. Following his PhD, Dr. Zinder spent one year as an Assistant Professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia teaching and conducting clinical research in the Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Program areas and four years as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Kinesiology and Health Science and Clinical Coordinator of the California State University, Fullerton Athletic Training Education Program. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, he was the Associate Athletic Trainer at Bucknell University from 1992 to 1999. His primary research interests focus on in-vivo ankle system dynamics and their effect on ankle stability. Dr. Zinder is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the International Society of Biomechanics.