Cort Cieminski is a graduate of the physical therapy program at the University of North Dakota, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1988. He earned a Master of Science degree in Exercise and Sports Studies from Boise State University in 1992 and a PhD in Rehabilitation Science, with an emphasis in Biomechanics, from the University of Minnesota in 2007. He is also an board-certified athletic trainer (ATR).
He is currently an Associate Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at St. Catherine University and also is the director of the human anatomy lab at St. Catherine. Dr. Cieminski has been at the University since 1992 and teaches in the areas of exercise physiology, anatomy, kinesiology, and musculoskeletal examination & intervention. Dr. Cieminski received the Faculty Teaching Award at the College of St. Catherine in 2002.
He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainers' Association and the American Society of Biomechanics. His primary research interest areas include shoulder biomechanics, joint flexibility patterns, and fitness assessment techniques.
He and his wife, Karen, have three children, Catherine, Connor, and Claire.