Cort Cieminski, PT, PhD, ATR

Program Director/Professor

651-690-7884

cjcieminski@stkate.edu

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science (emphasis in Biomechanics)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2007

Master of Science, Exercise & Sports Science
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, 1992

Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Summa Cum Laude, 1988

College of St. Catherine. (2002). 2001–2002 Faculty Teaching Award recipient

Boise State University. (1992). Scholastic Honors - Boise St. University Graduate College

University of North Dakota. (1988). Summa Cum Laude - Bachelor of Science degree

Cieminski, C., Cicchese, J., Guerrino, M., Peterson, C., Schmitz, S. & Meschke, S. (2015). The Sleeper Stretch: Does it Really Do What We Have Assumed? Quantification of 3-Dimensional Scapular Movements.

Cieminski, C., Sellheim, D., Bjornaraa, J. & Gilchrist, L. (2015). This Doesn't Look Like My Anatomy Experience: The Threading of Anatomy Throughout a DPT Curriculum.

Cieminski, C., Indrelie, A., Kelley, S., Klaers, H., Nawrocki, T. & Stelzmiller, M. (2014). Establishment of normative values in the sidelying and semi-sidelying positions in non-athletic persons. .

Cieminski, C., Indrelie, A., Kelley, S., Klaers, H., Nawrocki, T. & Stelzmiller, M. (2014). Total rotational arc of motion in the sidelying position: evidence to support an alternative position to examine glenohumeral internal rotation deficit..

Cieminski, C., Indrelie, A., Kelley, S., Klaers, H., Nawrocki, T. & Stelzmiller, M. (2014). Establishment of normative values in the sidelying and semi-sidelying positions in overhead-throwing athletes.

Women's Health Integrative Research Center interdisciplinary work (2012).

Gertrude R. Shiely Charitable Trust (2011).

The Effects of Bony and Soft Tissue Factors on Scapular and Humeral Kinematics (2006).

Hip Weakness as a Risk Factor Among Patients with Patellofemoral Pain (2005).

Comparison of Flexibility Improvements Between Three Hamstring Stretches and Their Longitudinal Effects on Maintaining Hamstring Flexibility: A Follow-up Study (2000).

Comparison of Flexibility Improvements Between Three Hamstring Stretches and Their Longitudinal Effects on Maintaining Hamstring Flexibility (2000).

Faculty member - Tenured in 2009, promoted to Professor in 2013, St. Catherine University, 1993–Present

Director, Human Anatomy Lab, St. Catherine University, 2011–Present

Physical Therapist (summer on-call), Institute for Athletic Medicine, 1993–Present

DPT Program Director, St. Catherine University, 2004–2011

Transitional DPT Program Director, St. Catherine University, 2007–2010

Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, 2003–2005

Physical Therapist, NovaCare, Inc., 1992–1993

Physical Therapist, Idaho Sports Medicine Institute, 1988–1992

Cieminski, C. (2009). "A Longitudinal Analysis of the Effects of a Preventative Exercise Programme on the Factors that Predict Shoulder Pain in Construction Apprentices." Ergonomics. (52, 232-244)

Cieminski, C., Kelly, S., Nawrocki, T., Indrelie, A., Klaers, H. & Stelzmiller, M. "Establishment of normative values in the sidelying and semi-sidelying positions in non-athletic persons." Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

Cieminski, C. (2009). "Motion of the Shoulder Complex During Multiplanar Humeral Elevation." Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. (91, 378-389)

Cieminski, C. (2010). "Reliability of Shoulder Internal Rotation Passive Range of Motion Measurements in the Supine versus Sidelying Position." Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. (40, 589-594)

Cieminski, C. (2006). "Scapular Angular Positioning at End Range Internal Rotation in Cases of Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit." Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy.

Cieminski, C. (2008). "Three-Dimensional Acromioclavicular Joint Motions During Elevation of the Arm." Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. (38, 181-190)

Cieminski, C., Klaers, H., Kelly, S., Stelzmiller, M., Nawrocki, T. & Indrelie, A. (2015). "Total arc of motion in the sidelying position: evidence for a new method to assess glenohumeral internal rotation deficit in overhead athletes." International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. (10, 319-331)

Cieminski, C. & Ludewig, P. "Validity, reliability, and training effects of a standing semi-axial radiographic technique for quantifying humeral retroversion." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

Cieminski, C., Klaers, H., Kelly, S., Stelzmiller, M., Nawrocki, T. & Indrelie, A. (2015). "Establishment of normative values in the sidelying and semi-sidelying positions in non-athletic persons." 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C., Klaers, H., Kelly, S., Stelzmiller, M., Nawrocki, T. & Indrelie, A. (2015). "Total rotational arc of motion in the sidelying position: evidence to support an alternative position to examine glenohumeral internal rotation deficit." 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C., Klaers, H., Kelly, S., Stelzmiller, M., Nawrocki, T. & Indrelie, A. (2015). "Establishment of normative values in the sidelying and semi-sidelying positions in overhead-throwing athletes." 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C., Indrelie, A., Kelley, S., Klaers, H., Nawrocki, T. & Stelzmiller, M. (2014). "Establishment of Normative Shoulder Internal Rotation Passive Range of Motion Values in the Sidelying and Semi-Sidelying Positions." 2014 Minnesota Physical Therapy Association's Spring Conference

Cieminski, C. (2013). "An Overview of the Athletic Shoulder: Injuries and Rehabilitation of the Overhead Athlete." National Strength and Conditioning Association. Minnesota State Clinic, Minneapolis, MN.

Cieminski, C., Prokop, L., Boldt , E., Burg , M. & Jackson , L. (2013). "Comparison of the proprioceptive and motion reduction effects of shoulder braces in individuals with anterior shoulder dislocation." 2013 APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA. Sports Section poster presentation

Cieminski, C. (2012). "Unexpected consequences on scapular 3-dimensional motion during use of a shoulder braces in individuals with anterior shoulder dislocation." 2012 International Shoulder Group Meeting: Shoulder Biomechanics in Medicine, Ergonomics and Sport.

Cieminski, C. (2012). "The proprioceptive and 3-dimensional motion reduction effects of shoulder braces in individuals with anterior shoulder dislocation." 2012 Minnesota APTA Spring Conference

Cieminski, C. (2012). "Implications for ATPA’s Vision 2020: the effect of training on novice raters when performing radiographic measurement of humeral retroversion." 2012 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C. (2010). "The validity and reliability of a radiographic technique in the measurement of humeral retroversion." 2010 International Shoulder Group Meeting: Shoulder Biomechanics in Medicine, Ergonomics and Sport

Cieminski, C. (2010). "Comparing reliability of shoulder internal rotation passive range of motion measurement in the supine vs. sidelying positions." 2010 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C. (2008). "The effects of humeral retroversion on scapular kinematics in throwing athletes with shoulder internal rotation range of motion deficits." 2008 International Shoulder Group Meeting: Shoulder Biomechanics in Medicine, Ergonomics and Sport

Cieminski, C. (2008). "Systematic review on physical therapy interventions for shoulder impingement syndrome." 2008 Minnesota APTA Spring Meeting

Cieminski, C. (2008). "Risk factors for lower extremity overuse injuries among female collegiate athletes." 2008 Minnesota APTA Spring Meeting

Cieminski, C. (2007). "Hip flexibility and strength as risk factors for the development of patellofemoral pain." 2007 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C. (2007). "Direct measurement of dynamic 3-dimensional motion at the glenohumeral joint." 2007 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C. (2007). "Analysis of a radiographic method to quantify humeral retroversion." 2007 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Cieminski, C. (2007). "Direct measurement of the sternoclavicular and acromioclavicular joints during elevation of the arm." 2007 APTA Combined Sections Meeting