C. Scott Bickel
Visiting Senior Research Scientist
Dr. C. Scott Bickel, PT, PhD, FACSM, joined IHMC as a Visiting Senior Research Scientist in August 2023. He has served in academic programs of physical therapy since 2003. He is currently professor of physical therapy in the School of Health Professions and Director of the Office for Faith and Health in the College of Health Sciences at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.
His research and teaching are both in the areas of skeletal muscle physiology, exercise, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation, as they all relate to people with physical disabilities and chronic health conditions.
He has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters and given more than 100 scientific presentations at local, national, and international meetings. Dr. Bickel has also spent significant time abroad teaching and training rehabilitation professionals.