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Washington State University
College of Education

Scott Landis

Scott Landis

Assistant Professor (Career Track)
Athletic Training
Pullman campus
Smith Gym 211A
Pullman, WA  99164


Curriculum Vitae


Research interests

Dr. Landis’ research focuses primarily on lower extremity injury risk prediction methods in active female populations, particularly ACL injury. His goal is to determine the most accurate method or combination of methods to identify those at risk of injury. Dr. Landis’ second research area involves the clinical applications of manual therapies.

Teaching interests

Dr. Landis teaches courses in Athletic Training and Kinesiology

  • Ath_T 263
  • Ath_T 370
  • Ath_T 450
  • Ath_T 464
  • Ath_T 531
  • Ath_T 535
  • Ath_T 565
  • Ath_T 598
  • KINES 305

Dr. Landis is actively involved in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the regional North West Athletic Trainers’ Association (NWATA).

Select Publications

  • Landis, S. E., Baker, R. T., & Seegmiller, J. G. (2018). Non-contact anterior cruciate ligament and lower extremity injury risk prediction using functional movement screen and knee abduction moment: an epidemiological observation of female intercollegiate athletes. International journal of sports physical therapy13(6), 973.
  • McMurray, J., Landis, S., Lininger, K., Baker, R. T., Nasypany, A., & Seegmiller, J. (2015). A comparison and review of indirect myofascial release therapy, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, and active release techniques to inform clinical decision making. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training20(5), 29-34.

Educational background

  • University of Idaho, Moscow, Doctor of Athletic Training, May 2016, Dissertation: “Non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury risk prediction using functional movement screen™ and knee abduction moment: an epidemiological observation”.
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, Master of Arts, Athletic Training, May 2007. Thesis project: “Injury Rate Comparison of High School Volleyball Athletes: Out of Season Participation”.
  • Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, Bachelor of Arts, Athletic Training, May 2002.
  • National Holistic Institute, San Jose, Massage Therapy, June 2009.