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Andrew Lynch is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and a Physical Therapist at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. Lynch's research interests include: (1) shared decision making and reducing variability in health care in orthopaedic and sports medicine; (2) physical therapy interventions and outcomes for operative and non-operative treatment of knee joint injuries, particularly anterior cruciate ligament injuries and multiple ligament knee injuries; (3) physical testing of muscle strength and performance in clinical settings; and (4) psychometric analysis of patient-reported outcomes. He teaches in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in courses related to kinesiology, biomechanics, and musculoskeletal physical therapy. Lynch is involved as a clinical mentor to physical therapy residents seeking specialization in Sports and Orthopaedic Physical Therapy through the UPMC-CRS/Pitt PT Residency Program.

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