Kevin McQuade, P.T., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Kevin McQuade, P.T., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Kevin McQuade is a UW associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and Director of the Human Motion Analysis Research Lab.

Teaching Interests

Dr. McQuade teaches courses on biomechanics of exercise, critical thinking applied to physical therapy topics, and coordinates seminars in research design and professional issues. He has taught courses in biomechanics at the University of Sao Paulo Brazil, and at the Catholic University of Murcia, Spain.

Clinical Interests

Dr. McQuade's clinical interests are Exercise Science and musculoskeletal Biomechanics.

Research Interests

His research interests include clinical biomechanics related to the management and prevention of joint injury, and the role of muscle strengthening and neuromuscular training in maintaining fitness in the elderly. Dr McQuade’s research profile can be seen at:


English and some Spanish and Portuguese


Clinical Biomechanics, Shoulder kinematics, 3d-Kinematics and motion capture, and Kinesiological EMG


McQuade CV

Selected Publications