Robert Stow has served as the Director of Athletic Training Education (ATEP) at UW – Eau Claire since 2006 and is a member of the faculty for the Department of Kinesiology. Robert teaches a variety of classes within the ATEP, involving evaluation/assessment techniques, soft tissue manipulation, therapeutic modalities, anatomy, and applied nutrition. His current research interests have been influenced by the use of technology in the educational setting, with an interest in how technology could be used to assist the transfer of learning. Robert also has a strong research interest in the use of manual therapy as part of the rehabilitation process and Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI). He is active with the Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association as co-chair of the education committee as well as a member of the research and outcomes committee.
Robert completed his education at Ferris State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Biology; Indiana University – Bloomington, earning a Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology (Athletic Training); and Bowling Green State University, earning a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis in Digital Technology. Dr. Stow also has various certification and licensures as an Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Graston Technique, Titleist Performance Specialists, and Selective Functional Movement Assessment.
Robert and his wife Debbie have four daughters, Makayla, Abigail, Naomi, and Ava and reside in Eau Claire, WI.