Lace Luedke, PT, PhD, DPT

Rehabilitation Science Lecturer; Pre-PT/OT Advisor

Educational Background

BS in Physical Therapy, UW LaCrosse
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas
PhD in Orthopedic & Sports Science, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
ABPTS Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist


Research Agenda / Areas of Interest

Risk factors for running and other sports injuries and effectiveness of screening for sports injury risk factors.
Effectiveness of interventions including gait retraining, therapeutic exercise and neuromuscular training for lower extremity musculoskeletal injuries
Physical Therapy clinical practice in outpatient orthopedics


Outside Interests / Hobbies

Spending time with family, racing track and triathlon, strength training, yoga, reading


"What does it mean to be a Kinesiology faculty member at UW Oshkosh?"

It’s an opportunity to share my experience as a physical therapist and enthusiasm for exercise science in teaching our students and to work with the other faculty members in a dynamic department.


"When they graduate from our program, I hope that my students..."

have the tools to think critically and use evidence to be life-long learners staying up-to-date in their professions.