Articles by Dr Amy Arundale


Dr Amy Arundale

Physical Therapist, PhD

Amelia (Amy) Arundale, PT, PhD, DPT, SCS is a physical therapist and researcher. Originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, she received her Bachelor’s Degree with honors from Haverford College. Gaining both soccer playing and coaching experience throughout college, she spent a year as the William Penn Fellow and Head of Women’s Football (soccer) at the Chigwell School, in London. Amy completed her DPT at Duke University, and throughout gained experience working at multiple soccer clubs including the Carolina Railhawks F.C. (now North Carolina F.C.), S.K. Brann (Norway), and the Atlanta Silverbacks. Amy applied this experience working at Balance Physical Therapy providing physical therapy for the Capitol Area Soccer Club (now the developmental academy of North Carolina F.C.) and the U23 Carolina Railhawks. In 2013, Amy moved to Newark, Delaware to pursue a PhD under Dr. Lynn Snyder-Mackler. Working closely with her colleague Holly Silvers, Amy’s dissertation examined primary and secondary ACL injury prevention as well as career length and return to sport in soccer players. After a short post-doc in Linköping, Sweden in 2017, Amy took a role working as a physical therapist and biomechanist at the Brooklyn Nets and as a post-doc under David Putrino at Mount Sinai Health System. Outside of work, Amy continues to play some soccer, however primarily plays Australian Rules Football for both the New York Magpies and US National Team. Amy has also been involved a great deal in the APTA and AASPT, including serving as chair of the AASPT’s membership committee, Director of the APTA’s Student Assembly, and as a member of the APTA’s Leadership Development Committee.