Stacey A. Meardon, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Physical Therapy Program, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse



  • Ph.D., Kinesiology, Iowa State University, 2009
  • M.S.P.T., Washington University of Saint Louis, 1996
  • B.A., Wartburg College, 1994

Research Interests:

  • Neuromuscular and biomechanical factors influencing running injury
  • Physical activity and bone health
  • Factors influencing coordination of gait
  • Factors that influence responses to footwear and orthotics


Teaching Specialties:

  • PTS 514 Motor Behavior
  • PTS 724 Health & Wellness in PT Practice
  • PTS 742 Research Practicum
  • PTS 831 Clinical Decision Making

Honors and Awards:

  • Doctoral Teaching Award, Iowa State University (2009)
  • Alpha Eta allied Health Honor Society (2009)
  • Presented "Physical Activity and Bone Health: Implications for Stress Fracture” at the DMOS and IHS Sports Medicine Symposium in Des Moines, IA (2009)
  • Legislative Task Force Chair, Iowa Physical Therapy Association (2007-2009)
  • Preparing Future Faculty Associate, Scholar, and Fellow (2007)
  • Presented “Orthotic intervention on second metatarsal bone strain during simulated cadaver walking” at the 10th Annual International Conference on Foot Biomechanics and Orthotic Therapy in San Diego, CA (2007)
  • Gossman Graduate Student Forum abstract acceptance and presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Boston, MA (2007)
  • KLM Orthotics Grant (2006-2007)
  • Pease Family Doctoral Grant (2006-2008)
  • Presented “Physical Activity and Bone Health” course at the IPTA Fall Conference, Ames, IA (2006)
  • Barbara E. Forker Scholarship, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (2004)
  • Legislative Committee for Iowa Physical Therapy Association (2003)
  • Director's Award, Washington University Program in Physical Therapy, St. Louis, MO (1996)
  • Outstanding Female Student Athlete of the Year, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA (1994)
  • Academic All-American Volleyball, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA (1994)

Professional Associations:

  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Research and Sports Section member)
  • International Society for Biomechanics

Stacey Meardon
4068 Health Science Center
Department of Health Professions - Physical Therapy Program
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-8473
Fax: (608) 785-8460

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