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Robert Tye Tank

Robert Tye Tank, American physical therapist. License physical therapist, Indiana.


Tank, Robert Tye was born on August 25, 1954 in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States. Son of William McCombs and Avonelle (Tye) Tank.


Bachelor, Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1976. Certified in Physical Therapy, University Iowa, 1979. Master of Science, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1983.


Research assistant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1978. Staff physical therapist University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1979. Clinical instructor Ohio College Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, 1980-1982.

Physical therapist Western Reserve Therapists, Inc., Chesterland, Ohio, 1979-1982. Director physical therapy Orthopaedic Associates Sports Medicine Center, Evansville, Indiana, since 1982. Adjunct faculty sports medicine and joint mobilization University Evansville, since 1982.

Consultant University Evansville, since 1983, University Southern Indiana, Evansville, since 1983, Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio, 1980, athletic trainer 1981-1982. Athletic trainer Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1979-1981. Lecturer in field; secretary All Pro Fitness and Testing, Inc., 1982.


Member Young Men’s Christian Association Medical Advisory Committee, Evansville, since 1987. Member Physical Fitness Committee of Nutrtion for Greater Cleveland, 1980-1982. Member American Physical Therapy Association (session chair 1992, 93, chairman nominating committee Southern District Indiana 1989, member Sports Physical Therapy section, Hand Rehabilitation section), American College Sports Medicine, National Athletic Trainers Association (certified), National Strength Coaches of America, American Society Hand Therapists.


Married Amy Irwin, August 28, 1982. Children: William, Carrie, Evan.