Dr. Tal Amasay, Assistant Professor, Sport & Exercise Sciences
Dr. Tal Amasay joined the HPLS faculty in 2009 and currently serves as Coordinator of the Physical Education program at Barry University. He received his B.Ed. in Physical Education from Zinman College at Wingate Institute, Israel. He received his M.Sc. in Movement Science from Saint Cloud State University at Minnesota and his Ph.D. in Human Physiology, with emphasis in Biomechanics, from the University of Oregon.
His teaching experience includes various undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of exercise science and fitness/wellness such as Biomechanics, Strength Training and Conditioning, Motor Learning, Test and Measurement and Exercise Physiology.
Dr. Amasay's primary research interests include, but are not limited, investigating shoulder kinematics and musculoskeletal disorders in different occupational settings. He is also interested in the area of strength training and conditioning specifically power output and plyometrics.
Dr. Amasay's research has been published internationally in scientific journals such as Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.