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Megan E. Colas, Ph.D., ATC

Associate Professor, Health and Human Performance
(954) 262-8330
Office: Parker Building - Rm. 306


  • Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 2008
  • M.Ed. Virginia Tech, 2003
  • B.S. Salisbury University, 2002

Courses Taught:

  • EXSC 1201 – Exercise and Sports Medicine
  • EXSC 1400 – Health and Fitness
  • EXSC 3300 – Emergency Care and first aid
  • EXSC 3700 - Kinesiology


  • ATC – NATA BOC certified Athletic Trainer
  • American Red Cross – Basic life support instructor

Area of Research:

  • Emergency Management, Health and wellness of first responders, Interprofessional Education/ Evidence Based Medicine

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications:

  1. Doeringer J, Ramirez R, Colas M. (2022) Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization increased hamstring mobility. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation.
  2. Doeringer J, Colas M., Khan I. (2020) Post-exercise cooling modified muscle performance and soreness perception. Translational Sports Medicine. DOI: 10.1002/tsm2.141
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