Tom Teter, DC
Developer of Rehab to Fitness
About the instructor
Dr. Tom Teter is the owner of Engineering Athletes, a manual therapy and performance enhancement clinic that focuses on integrating movement-based rehabilitation and functional performance training. With more than 15 years of experience in strength and conditioning and clinical practice, Dr. Teter has treated and trained thousands of athletes at all levels of skill and ability. His clients have ranged from children in youth development programs to high level elite and professional athletes from a wide variety of sporting backgrounds.
Dr. Teter holds a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Missouri State University, as well as a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College. With his extensive experience in rehabilitation, Dr. Teter hold numerous certifications within the industry that have helped him develop injury prevention training protocols that assist his clients in reaching their peak physical potential.
In addition to running his clinical practice, Dr. Teter is an Associate Professor and the Program Director of the Fitness and Wellness Program at Park University.
During his time at Park, Dr. Teter has developed the program’s full curriculum blending the science of exercise with the practical application of strength and conditioning. Through also working with the sports medicine program at Park University, Dr. Teter created and developed an app for smartphones that determines daily readiness for athletic activity by measuring subjective training loads and physiological adaptation to stress. The application ‘Ready Athlete’ has the ability to decrease the incidence of injury by using data to predict the onset of overtraining. Dr. Teter has also become a sought-after expert witness in court cases involving fitness and injury due to his expertise in injury prevention, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement training.