Ellenbecker, Todd S. 1962-

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ELLENBECKER, Todd S. 1962-

PERSONAL: Born August 12, 1962, in Merril, WI; son of Sidney (a pharmacist) and Karen (a homemaker; maiden name, Meyer) Ellenbecker; married Gail Haertel, May 3, 1986. Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of Wisconsin—LaCrosse, B.S. (with honors), 1985; Arizona State University, M.S., 1989. Hobbies and other interests: Tennis, running, travel.

ADDRESSES: Home—Scottsdale, AZ. Office—Physiotherapy Associates, Scottsdale Sports Clinic, 9449 North 90th St., Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85258.

CAREER: Lincoln Institute for Athletic Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, staff physical therapist, 1986-89; Healthsouth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Scottsdale, AZ, clinical director of sports medicine and coordinator of clinical education, 1989-95; Physiotherapy Associates, Scottsdale, AZ, clinic director, 1995—. Presenter of seminars and training courses; past consultant to San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, and Hygenic Corp.

MEMBER: U.S. Tennis Association (life member; member of sports science committee, 1988—), American Physical Therapy Association (chair of Shoulder Special Interest Group, 1996-2002), American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association (certified strength and conditioning specialist), U.S. Professional Tennis Association (certified tennis teaching professional).

AWARDS, HONORS: Grant from U.S. Tennis Association, 1988; Joe Bergin Memorial Award, outstanding clinician of the year, Healthsouth Corp., 1991; Clinical Education Award, Sports Physical Therapy Section, American Physical Therapy Association, 1999.


The Elbow in Sport: Mechanism of Injury, Evaluation, and Treatment, Human Kinetics (Champaign, IL), 1996.

(With Paul Roetert) Complete Conditioning for Tennis, Human Kinetics (Champaign, IL), 1998.

Knee Ligament Rehabilitation, Churchill Livingstone (New York, NY), 2000.

(With George J. Davies) Closed Kinetic Chain Exercise: A Comprehensive Guide to Multiple Joint Exercise, Human Kinetics (Champaign, IL), 2001.

Contributor to books, including Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete, edited by Gary L.Harrelson, Kevin E. Wilk, and James R. Andrews, W. B. Saunders (Philadelphia, PA), 1997; Isokinetic Performance Enhancement, edited by Lee Brown, Human Kinetics (Champaign, IL). Contributor to professional journals, including American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Journal of Strength and Conditioning, and Isokinetics and Exercise Science.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Knee Ligament Rehabilitation, 2nd edition, for W. B. Saunders (Philadelphia, PA).