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Kent Edward Timm, American exercise scientist, physical therapist. Certt. sports physical therapist, athletic trainer, back specialist, orthophys. therapist. Recipient Presidential Sports award President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 1977.


Timm, Kent Edward was born on October 21, 1958 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Reuben Electronic Arts and Harriet B. (Schleich) Timm.


Bachelor in Biology, Bachelor in Sports Medicine, Ripon College, Wisconsin, 1981. Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Sports Medicine, University Pittsburgh, 1982. Master of Science in Athletic Training, University Pittsburgh, 1983.

Master of Science in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, University Pittsburgh, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise Science, Columbia-Pacific University, 1986.


Athletic trainer, Pittsburgh Steelers, 1981-1982;athletic trainer, Carnegie-Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1981-1983;sports physical therapist, Pittsburgh Penguins, 1981-1983;sports physical therapist, Podiatry Hospital Pittsburgh, 1983-1984;sports physical therapist, Ohio Institute for Sports, Columbus, 1984;industrial medicine coordinator, St. Luke's Hospital, Saginaw, Michigan, since 1984;assistant director physical therapy, St. Luke's Hospital, Saginaw, Michigan, since 1988;leader athletic medical team, St. Luke's Hospital, Saginaw, Michigan, since 1996. Lecturer Andrews U., Berrien Springs, Michigan. Consultant Saginaw Generals, since 1985, Ripon (Wisconsin) College, since 1981, Cybex Corporation, Ronkonkoma, New York, since 1983, Universal Gym Equipment, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, since 1987.

Adjunct instructor University of Michigan, Flint, since 1985, U. Indianapolis. Sports and industrial medicine consultant St. Luke's Healthcare Association, since 1989.


Fellow American Back Society. Member American College Sports Medicine, American Physical Therapy Association (Michigan Northeastern district treasurer 1984-1988, chairman since 1988, sports section, orthopaedic section), Michigan Physical Therapy Association (president since 1993), American Board Physical Therapy Specialties, National Athlete Trainers Association, Academy Clinical Electrodynography, Planetary Society, Mensa, Saginaw Bridge Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Theta, Beta Beta Beta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, contract and duplicate bridge, hockey, chess.


Married Deborah J. Cicinelli, September 27, 1986. Children: Kenzie Michele, Karen Jean.