Our Panel of Experts

Advanced Muscle Mechanics is an organization that thrives on the expertise, inspiration, and backing of an exceptional community. This community comprises eminent researchers, esteemed doctors, accomplished coaches, and exceptional athletes, all of whom contribute significantly to our organization's success. It is truly an honor to refer to these individuals as official members of our Experts Panel.

Our Experts Panel is the backbone of Advanced Muscle Mechanics, as their collective wisdom and experience form the bedrock of our organization's knowledge and innovation. These esteemed individuals bring forth a wealth of diverse perspectives, cutting-edge research, and practical insights that continuously propel our organization forward.

The researchers within our Experts Panel are renowned for their groundbreaking studies and pioneering contributions to the field of exercise science. Their tireless efforts in unraveling the intricacies of human anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics enable us to develop evidence-based solutions.

The doctors in our Experts Panel are highly respected professionals who specialize in a variety of different fields in exercise science and sports medicine. Their profound understanding of the human body, injuries, and rehabilitation processes allows us to ensure the safety and well-being of athletes and individuals seeking to optimize their performance.

The coaches who are official members of our Experts Panel are among the most accomplished and respected in their respective fields. Their vast experience in training athletes at various levels, from beginners to elite professionals, provides us with invaluable insights into optimizing training, enhancing performance, and preventing injuries.

Last but not least, our Experts Panel includes exceptional athletes who have achieved remarkable feats in their sporting disciplines. Their firsthand experiences and deep understanding of the challenges faced by athletes enable us to develop solutions to meet the specific needs of individuals striving for peak performance.

Together, our Experts Panel represents a diverse and dynamic community that constantly pushes the boundaries of knowledge and innovation in exercise science. Their collective wisdom, passion, and dedication ensure that Advanced Muscle Mechanics remains at the forefront of advancements in the field. We are truly privileged to have these remarkable individuals as official members of our Experts Panel.

Dr. Thomas Palmer, PhD, CSCS*D, ATC, TSAC-F

Dr. Palmer is the Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Integrative Health at Mount St. Joseph University.

He earned a Doctorate from the University of Kentucky in Rehabilitation Science; a master's degree from Old Dominion University in Virginia; and an undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Cortland.

Dr. Palmer is an instructor of biomechanics, a Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with distinctions, and a Tactile Strength and Conditioning Facilitator.

He has over 28 years of experience as a tenured professor and holds several certificates in corrective exercises and manual therapies. His primary teaching objectives have focused on Human Performance, Athletic Training, and Rehabilitation Sciences. His research centers around assessing the cause-and-effect connections of training and rehabilitative methods that target the spine, pelvis, and core in active populations like athletes, firefighters, and law enforcement. He has had a dozen papers published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning.

He currently teaches Advanced Strength Training, Athletic Conditioning and Performance, Principles of Human Performance, Motor Learning and Motor Control Across the Lifespan, Health Theories and Health Systems, and Physiological Responses and Management of Stress.

Dr Palmer started collaborating with Advanced Muscle Mechanics in November 2022 to research The Launch Pad.