Dr. David Cornell is an Assistant Professor in Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Cornell is a licensed physical therapist and holds Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Tactical Strength and Conditioning - Facilitator (TSAC-F) credentials through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Dr. Cornell completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), PhD in Health Sciences, and MS in Kinesiology graduate degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and his BS in Exercise Science undergraduate degree at Carroll University. Dr. David Cornell’s community-based research agenda is concentrated on the optimization of human performance across various populations of interest, including: elite athletes (e.g., professional athletes, collegiate student-athletes), tactical athletes (e.g., firefighters, police officers), and occupational laborers (e.g., public works employees). To accomplish this agenda, Dr. Cornell utilizes both applied/clinical and laboratory techniques to facilitate musculoskeletal injury prevention and rehabilitation, examine neuromuscular and autonomic nervous system function, and to promote the enhancement of human health, fitness, and performance within these populations of interest.