Faculty Profile

Duane Scotti

Duane M. Scotti

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Education

BS, MPT, Quinnipiac University
PhD, DPT, Nova Southeastern University
Areas of expertise

Private Practice
Sports
Organization

Physical Therapy

Phone Number

(203) 582-7730

Mail Drop

NH-HSC

Email

Duane.Scotti@quinnipiac.edu

Quinnipiac University

2017 – Present

Clinial Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Hamden, CT

SPARK Physical Therapy, LLC

2017 – Present

Part-time Physical Therapist

Hamden, CT

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers

2015 – 2017

Part-time Physical Therapist

Wallingford, CT

Quinnipiac University

2015 – 2017

Clinical Instructor of Physical Therapy

Hamden, CT

Gaylord Physical Therapy Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

2009 – 2011

Level III Physical Therapist

North Haven, CT

Quinnipiac University

2005 – 2015

Part-Time Faculty, Department of Physical Therapy

Hamden, CT

Vagy, J., Scotti, D., Greenspan, S. , Hanging in Thin Air: Pushing and Pulling in the Performing Artist and Athlete’s Shoulder. , APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Denver, Colorado, Quinnipiac University (2020).

Scotti, D., Cochefski, L., Corkery, J., Corso, G., Mullen, E., Feinn, R., Normative Criteria for Baseline Screening in Young Competitive Gymnasts, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Denver, CO, Quinnipiac University (2020).

Scotti, D., Gans, M., Grimes, J., Myerson, J. , One Size Does Not Fit All: Adapting Manual Techniques for Therapist and Patient., APTA NEXT Conference, Chicago, IL, Quinnipiac University (2019).

Scotti, D., Feinn, R., Greco, K., Hart, K., O’Leary, C., Peters, E. , Normative Criteria for Baseline Screening in Adolescent Competitive Dancers., International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Quinnipiac University (2019).

Scotti, D., Gaziano, C., Konowal, D., Selva, C., Uliano, B., Feinn, R. , Competitive Gymnast Screening: A Prospective Investigation and Injury Surveillance. , CTAPTA Conference, Fairfield, CT, Quinnipiac University (2019).

Scotti, D., Miller, C., Ruvio, N., Stevenson, C., Feinn, R., Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Young Competitive Dancers: A Prospective Investigation., APTA NEXT Conference, Chicago, IL, Quinnipiac University (2019).

Daley D., Scotti, D., Bioern, B., Connor, B., Keyser, S., Phillips, T. , The True Value of Physical Therapy: Are We Really All That? APTAMA conference salon panelist, APTAMA Conference, Norwood, MA. (2018).

Scotti, D., Performing Arts Research: Pecha Kucha, Quinnipiac University Faculty Seminar Series, North Haven, CT, Quinnipiac University (2018).

Myerson, J., Scotti, D., Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1: Assistant Instructor and presented techniques as well as performed practical grading for certification of attendees. , Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments (2018).

Scotti, D., Gaziano, C., Konowal, D., Selva, C., Uliano, B, Competitive Gymnast Screening: A Prospective Investigation and Injury Surveillance., North Haven, CT, Quinnipiac University Capstone Project (2018).

Scotti, D., Greco, K., Hart, H., O’Leary, C., Peter, E., Adolescent Competitive Dancer Screening: A Prospective Investigation and Injury Surveillance. (2018).

Scotti, D., Lussier, N., Moreira, A., Ruff, C., Wank, J., Interrater Reliability of the Modified Active Knee Extension Test for Hamstring Length in Young Competitive Recreational Dancers. , CTAPTA Conference, Naugatuck, CT (2018).

Scotti, D., Miller, C., Ruvio, N., Stevenson, C, Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Competitive Recreational Dancers: A Prospective Investigation., CTAPTA Conference, Naugatuck, CT (2018).

Scotti, D., Performing Arts Physical Therapy, Connecticut Student Special Interest Group Presentation, North Haven, CT (2017).

Scotti, D., Gaziano, C., Konowal, D., Selva, C., Uliano, B., Risk Factors for Injuries in Competitive Gymnasts: A Prospective Investigation. IRB Proposal Phase (2017).

Scotti, D., Greco, K., Hart, H., O’Leary, C., Peter, E., Scotti, D, Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Young Competitive Dancers: A Prospective Investigation. Currently in Data Collection phase as continuation from previous year (2017).

Scotti, D., Lussier, N., Moreira, A., Ruff, C., Wank, J., Interrater Reliability of the Modified Active Knee Extension Test for Hamstring Length in Young Competitive Recreational Dancers (2017).

Scotti, D., Miller, C., Ruvio, N., Stevenson, C., Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Competitive Recreational Dancers: A Prospective Investigation. (2017).

Woodman, R., Scotti, D., Mulligan Concept- Advanced Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques. Created handouts and presented techniques for the shoulder, thoracic spine, and elbow to 20 physical therapists and lab assistant for other manual therapy techniques (2017).

Scotti, D., Litwin, B., Scalzitti, D., Cameron, D., Iliotibial Band Tightness and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Relationship Between Two Measurement Techniques, ID#:hpdnova10184 ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, October (2017).

Scotti, D., Lynch, K., Roy, B., Sutherland, C., Tsiagkos, A. , Comparison of Range of Motion, Flexibility, and Functional Measures in Female Recreational and Pre-Professional Ballet Dancers, CTAPTA Conference, Hartford, CT (2016).

SHS Faculty Grant "Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Competitive Dancers: A Prospective Investigation" Grant
2019-2020

2019, Spring, Health Sciences Grant, Funded, Awarded $2,540 in grant award money to conduct 1 year of research for “Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Competitive Dancers: A Prospective Investigation”.

Funded

CMP

2017

Certified Mulligan Practitioner

PhD; DPT

2017

Doctor of Philosophy & Doctor of Physical Therapy.

TDN

2017

Dry Needling Level 2 Certified.

IASTM

2016

Graston ® Technique Certified

OCS

2008- 2018, Recertification Approved 2018- 2028

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

PT

2003- Present

Physical Therapist Licensure, State of Connecticut.

CSCS

2001-2008

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association.