Dr. Eric Arguello

Director, Physical Therapy Program & Professor

(319) 226 2024

Office Hours: By appointment

Dr. Arguello joined the Physical Therapy Faculty in 2019 and was appointed director of the physical therapy program in 2020. His clinical expertise is in the rehabilitation and prevention of injuries in young athletes. He has taught in physical therapy graduate education for over 10 years. Dr. Arguello’s areas of teaching are in anatomy, biomechanics, and exercise physiology.

PhD, Exercise Science, Florida State University
DPT, Physical Therapy, Regis University
MSPT, Physical Therapy, University of South Florida
MS, Movement Science, Florida State University
BA, Biology, Augustana College

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy Emeritus (OCS), American Physical Therapy Association
Functional Dry Needling Practitioner (FDN), Kinetacore
Credentialed Clinical Instructor (CI), American Physical Therapy Association
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association

Teaching Concentration:
Human Anatomy and Movement Science

Dr. Arguello’s primary research interest is in the management and prevention of sports injuries. Additional areas of research include anatomical variation, exercise interventions, and nutrition.
He has published in academic journals and presented research at national and state conferences.