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Jatin Ambegaonkar

Assistant Professor, Recreation Health and Tourism

Expertise: Dance medicine, Motor control, Lower extremity injury risk factors

Professor Ambegaonkar’s main research interests include examining risk factors for lower extremity injuries including Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries of the knee. Related to this line of work, Professor Ambegaonkar is also interested in the overall motor control of the body during activity and the methodology of investigating these mechanisms using surface electromyography. Professionally, he is a certified athletic trainer, and is involved with dance medicine serving as a subcommittee lead on a special interest group for the performing arts within the National Athletic Trainers Association.