Jason Lunden, DPT, SCS specializes in the rehabilitation and prevention of sports-related injuries, with a particular interest in the biomechanics of sporting activities – running, cycling, skiing, snowboarding and overhead athletics. A member of our running specialist PT Team, Jason has published on the topic of shoulder biomechanics and the rehabilitation of knee injuries and has a strong commitment to educating others. Jason serves as a physical therapist for the US Snowboarding and US Freeskiing teams and is a frequent, well-received local and national presenter on the topics of sports rehabilitation and injury prevention. Jason supports the US Paralympic Nordic Ski Team by working with the athletes on preventing and rehabilitating injuries to keep them on the snow in their pursuit of winning gold at world cup events and the winter paralympics. He is a recent recipient of the New Horizon Award from the American Physical Therapy Association and he as received advanced training in dry needling techniques for the extremities.
Jason received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Minnesota, where he was the recipient of the Gary L. Soderberg DPT Visionary Award, the Mary A. McEvoy Award for Public Engagement and Leadership, the MN APTA Outstanding Physical Therapy Student Award, and the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award. He received a Masters of Arts in Cell and Molecular Biology from St. Cloud State University and Bachelors of Arts from St. Olaf College. Jason also received specialized training through the Minnesota Sports Medicine Sports Physical Therapy Residency, and received his board certification as a Sports Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. He has served as a faculty member for the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program. Jason is a Certified Clinical BikeFit Pro Fitter.
Jason is an avid snowboarder, cyclist, runner, and Nordic skier, and he enjoys spending his time outdoors with his family.
Shoulder kinematics during the wall push-up plus exercise (571 KB)
Reliability of Shoulder Internal Rotation Passive Range of Motion Measurements in the Supine Versus Sidelying Position (975 KB)
Current Concepts in the Recognition and Treatment of Posterolateral Corner Injuries of the Knee (3.4 MB)
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