Anand Shetty

Co-Director of Research for the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program
Professor in Physical Therapy
 
B.S., University of Mysore (India)
B.S., Karnatak University
M.S., University of Mysore (India)
Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado
Anand.Shetty@stmary.edu | 913-758-6139 | Berchmans 130

Dr. Anand Shetty completed his Bachelor of Science degree from Mysore University (India) in 1977 with physics, mathematics, and statistics as his majors. He finished his Bachelor of Science in physical education from Karnatak University in 1978. In 1979 he earned his master’s degree in physical education, specializing in biomechanics and exercise physiology, from Mysore University (India). Dr. Shetty earned his Doctor of Education degree from the University of Northern Colorado in 1986, with a concentration in Biomechanics.
 
He joined the University of St Mary in June 2012. Prior to joining USM, Dr. Shetty taught Anatomy with Dissection, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Community Health, Research I, Research II, Research III, Research IV, Comprehensive Exam I and II, and Special Topics at Hampton University Doctor of Physical Therapy program 1998-2012.
 
Dr. Shetty has more than 25 years of teaching, research, and community service experience in the field of exercise science and physical therapy at several institutions, starting at Rice University in 1987. 

Dr. Shetty attended several continuing education classes in anatomy at Eastern Virginia Medical School and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical School. He regularly attends conferences in biomechanics, exercise physiology and anatomy.
 
Courses Taught

  • Clinical Anatomy and Dissection

  • Research in Physical Therapy (I-IV)

  • Exercise Physiology

  • Comprehensive Exam

  • Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy (Co-teach)

  • Prosthetic and Orthotics (Co-teach)

 
Research Interest

  • Childhood obesity: Role of Vegan Diet

  • Curricular assessment

  • Effect of lower extremity strength training on elderly gait

  • Role of physical therapy on Diabetes care in the United States.

 
Recent Publications (within the last 5 years)
 
Shetty, A. A Comparative Study of BMI of Vegan and Non-Vegan Diet in Teens. Presentation at the International Conference in Physical Activity. Manipal, India January, 2014.
 
Shetty, A et al. A Strategy to Monitor Student Learning and Curricular Assessment for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of St Mary: A Follow-up report.
Accepted for presentation at the Kansas Physical Therapy Association April 2014.
 
Shetty, A et al. Relationship between Leisure Time Reading Habits and Body-Mass-Index of College Aged Females. International Obesity Conference. 5th International Congress on Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome which will be held in Vienna, Austria from April 18-20, 2013.
 
Shetty, A et al. A Strategy to Monitor Student Learning and Curricular Assessment for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of St Mary: A Preliminary Study.
Presentation at the Kansas Physical Therapy Association 2013. April 8-10.
 
Shetty, A et al. Relationship between Leisure Time Reading Habits and Body-Mass-Index of College Aged Females. Poster presentation. American Heart Association Conference. Atlanta, GA March 22-25, 2011.
 
Shetty, A and R. Huth. “3-DIMENSIONAL FORCE ANALYSIS OF GAIT OF TRANS-FEMORAL AMPUTEE WITH A PROSTHETIC LEG.  Poster Presentation at the Combined Sections Meeting at San Diego, February 18-20, 2010. American Physical Therapy Association.
 
Shetty, A and R. Huth. “Health Disparity in the Management of Individuals with Diabetes in the State of Virginia: A Preliminary Study”. Poster Presented at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. October 15-16, 2009.
 
Shetty, A and R. Huth. “3-DIMENSIONAL FORCE ANALYSIS OF GAIT OF TRANS-FEMORAL AMPUTEE WITH A PROSTHETIC LEG. Poster Presented at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. October 15-16, 2009.
 
You, J. Shetty, A et al. “Effects of dual-task cognitive-gait intervention on memory and gait dynamics in older adults with a history of falls: a preliminary investigation." Neurorehabilitation 2009;24(2):193-198.
 

Recent Presentations (within the last 5 years)
 
Shetty, A. A Comparative Study of BMI of Vegan and Non-Vegan Diet in Teens. Presentation at the International Conference in Physical Activity. Manipal, India January, 2014.
 
Shetty, A et al. A Strategy to Monitor Student Learning and Curricular Assessment for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of St Mary: A Follow-up report.
Accepted for presentation at the Kansas Physical Therapy Association April 2014.
 
Shetty, A et al. Relationship between Leisure Time Reading Habits and Body-Mass-Index of College Aged Females. International Obesity Conference. 5th International Congress on Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome which will be held in Vienna, Austria from April 18-20, 2013.
 
Shetty, A et al. A Strategy to Monitor Student Learning and Curricular Assessment for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of St Mary: A Preliminary Study.
Presentation at the Kansas Physical Therapy Association 2013. April 8-10.
 
Shetty, A et al. Relationship between Leisure Time Reading Habits and Body-Mass-Index of College Aged Females. Poster presentation. American Heart Association Conference. Atlanta, GA March 22-25, 2011.
 
Shetty, A and R. Huth. “3-DIMENSIONAL FORCE ANALYSIS OF GAIT OF TRANS-FEMORAL AMPUTEE WITH A PROSTHETIC LEG.  Poster Presentation at the Combined Sections Meeting at San Diego, February 18-20, 2010. American Physical Therapy Association.
 
Shetty, A and R. Huth. “Health Disparity in the Management of Individuals with Diabetes in the State of Virginia: A Preliminary Study”. Poster Presented at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. October 15-16, 2009.
 
Shetty, A and R. Huth. “3-DIMENSIONAL FORCE ANALYSIS OF GAIT OF TRANS-FEMORAL AMPUTEE WITH A PROSTHETIC LEG. Poster Presented at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. October 15-16, 2009.