• Position: Professor
  • Department: School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences, Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 1178​
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Phone: 989-774-2396
  • Email:
  • Courses: HSC 582 Regional Human Anatomy
    PTH 635 Examination and Diagnosis
    PTH 626 Neuroanatomy in Physical Therapy
    PTH 672 Clinical Anatomy and Kinesiology of Human Joints
    PTH 666 Physical Therapy Seminar

Degrees and Universities

B.S. in Physical Therapy - University of Michigan
M.S. in Anatomy - University of Michigan
Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology - University of Michigan

Association Memberships/Offices Held

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Orthopaedic Section, APTA
Sports Physical Therapy Section, APTA
Education Section, APTA
Research Section, APTA
Past-President Michigan Physical Therapy Association (MPTA)


Hammer RL, Loubert PV: Alternative Pop-Up for Surfers with Low Back Pain. N Am J Sports Phys Ther. 5(1): 15-18, 2010.

Loubert PV, Masterson, T J, Schroeder MS, Mazza AM: Proximity of Collateral Ligament Origin to the Axis of Rotation of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint of the Finger.  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 2007. 37:179-85.

Swan, L, Otani H, Loubert PV: Reducing Postural Sway by Manipulating the Difficulty Levels of a Cognitive Task and a Balance Task.  Gait Posture Accepted for Publication, Epub 2006, Dec 9.

Swan L, Otani H, Loubert PV, Sheffert SM, Dunbar GL: Improving Balance by Performing a Secondary Cognitive Task. Br J Psych 95(1):31-40, 2004

Loubert, PV: Blackboard (Invited Review). J Phys Ther Educ. 18(1):98-99, 2004.

Zipple JT, Hammer RL, Loubert PV: Treatment of Fabella Syndrome with Manual Therapy. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33(1):33-39, 2003.

Lile J, Perkins J, Hammer RL, Loubert PV: Conservative Management of Back Pain During Pregnancy. J Am Acad Physician Assistants. 16(12):31-6, 38-9, 44, 2003.

Masterson TJ, Loubert PV, Saltarelli A: Structure-Based Prediction of Joint Motion. Poster Presentation, American Association of Physical Anthropologists, 2002.

Visich PS, Tyo BM, Loubert PV: Seasonal Evaluation of Body Composition and Fitness Parameters in Female Division 1 Collegiate Gymnasts. American College of Sports Medicine, 2002.

Research Areas

Clinical Measurement
Clinical Biomechanics