John K. Hubbard, Ph.D., P.T.

John K. Hubbard, Ph.D., P.T.

Associate Professor

Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics
8447 Riverside Pkwy
4004 Medical Research and Education Building
Bryan, Texas   77807-3260

Phone: 979-436-0271
Fax: 979-436-0086


Ph.D., Allied Health Education, Medical Anatomy, Texas A&M University (1997)

M.S., Physical Therapy, University of Southern California (1981)

B.S., Physical Education, Brigham Young University (1978)

Research and Teaching Interests

I am a licensed physical therapist, with research interests in the utilization of physical modalities as facilitators for bone and soft tissue healing. Currently I also serve as Temple Campus Coordinator for distance education for several first year medical courses in which I lecture and participate in course laboratories.  These courses include Medical Neuroscience MANA 922, Medical Gross Anatomy MANA 901 and the Structure and Function of Human Organ Systems MANA 905.

Selected Publications

Hubbard, JK and Opersteny, S (2002)  EMG analysis of the VMO and VML during performance of selected knee rehabilitation exercises in asymptomatic individuals.  Journal of Musculoskeletal Research 6(2): 107-118.

Hubbard, JK,   Sampson, HW  and Elledge JR (1998)  The vastus medialis oblique muscle and its relationship to patellofemoral joint deterioration in human cadavers.  Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 28(6):384-391.

Hubbard,  JK,  Sampson, HW  and Eledge JR (1997)  Prevalence and morphology of the vastus medialis oblique muscle in human cadavers.  Anatomical Record 249:135-142.