Quinnipiac University
Duane M. Scotti

Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Education

  • BS, Quinnipiac University
  • MPT, Quinnipiac University
  • DPT, Nova Southeastern University
  • PHD, Nova Southeastern University

Areas of Expertise

  • Private Practice
  • Sports

Organization

  • Physical Therapy

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 372C

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC

Experience

Quinnipiac University

Clinial Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Hamden, CT

2017 - Present

SPARK Physical Therapy, LLC

Part-time Physical Therapist

Hamden, CT

2017 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Instructor of Physical Therapy

Hamden, CT

2015 - 2017

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers

Part-time Physical Therapist

Wallingford, CT

2015 - 2017

Gaylord Physical Therapy Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Level III Physical Therapist

North Haven, CT

2009 - 2011

Quinnipiac University

Part-Time Faculty, Department of Physical Therapy

Hamden, CT

2005 - 2015

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Poster

Lower Extremity Screening in Competitive Adolescent Dancers and Gymnasts: Implications for Ankle Injury Risk Assessment

Scotti, D., Covell, A., Kenyon, S., Labita, J., Lascarides, R., Feinn, R.

2021 PAMA International Symposium, New York, NY, Quinnipiac University (2021)

Conference Presentation

Hanging in Thin Air: Pushing and Pulling in the Performing Artist and Athlete’s Shoulder.

Vagy, J., Scotti, D., Greenspan, S.

APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Denver, Colorado, Quinnipiac University (2020)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Normative Criteria for Baseline Screening in Young Competitive Gymnasts

Scotti, D., Cochefski, L., Corkery, J., Corso, G., Mullen, E., Feinn, R.

APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Denver, CO, Quinnipiac University (2020)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Young Competitive Dancers: A Prospective Investigation.

Scotti, D., Miller, C., Ruvio, N., Stevenson, C., Feinn, R.

APTA NEXT Conference, Chicago, IL, Quinnipiac University (2019)

Conference Presentation

One Size Does Not Fit All: Adapting Manual Techniques for Therapist and Patient.

Scotti, D., Gans, M., Grimes, J., Myerson, J.

APTA NEXT Conference, Chicago, IL, Quinnipiac University (2019)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Competitive Gymnast Screening: A Prospective Investigation and Injury Surveillance.

Scotti, D., Gaziano, C., Konowal, D., Selva, C., Uliano, B., Feinn, R.

CTAPTA Conference, Fairfield, CT, Quinnipiac University (2019)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Normative Criteria for Baseline Screening in Adolescent Competitive Dancers.

Scotti, D., Feinn, R., Greco, K., Hart, K., O’Leary, C., Peters, E.

International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Quinnipiac University (2019)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Interrater Reliability of the Modified Active Knee Extension Test for Hamstring Length in Young Competitive Recreational Dancers.

Scotti, D., Lussier, N., Moreira, A., Ruff, C., Wank, J.

CTAPTA Conference, Naugatuck, CT (2018)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Risk Factors for Lower Extremity Injuries in Competitive Recreational Dancers: A Prospective Investigation.

Scotti, D., Miller, C., Ruvio, N., Stevenson, C

CTAPTA Conference, Naugatuck, CT (2018)

Invited Speaker

The True Value of Physical Therapy: Are We Really All That? APTAMA conference salon panelist

Daley D., Scotti, D., Bioern, B., Connor, B., Keyser, S., Phillips, T.

APTAMA Conference, Norwood, MA. (2018)

Invited Speaker

Performing Arts Research: Pecha Kucha

Scotti, D.

Quinnipiac University Faculty Seminar Series, North Haven, CT, Quinnipiac University (2018)

Non-Peer Reviewed Presentation

Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1: Assistant Instructor and presented techniques as well as performed practical grading for certification of attendees.

Myerson, J., Scotti, D.

Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments (2018)

Academic Awards, Fellowships and Grants

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”.

Professional Designation