Cole Racich, PT, DPT, OCS

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Title: Assistant Professor

Phone: (610) 647-4400 Ext: 3470

B.S., Ursinus College
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Temple University


Dr. Cole Racich joined the Exercise Science faculty at Immaculata University in 2021 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Prior to joining Immaculata, Dr. Racich worked fulltime as a board-certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist in an outpatient clinic for 10 years. During that time, Dr. Racich served as a clinical instructor for many of the Philadelphia-area Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate programs. He also currently volunteers as an assistant coach for Media Rugby Club’s Unified Team, teaching the sport of rugby to individuals with special and adaptive needs.

Courses Taught

  • EXS 201: Introduction to Exercise & Sport Science
  • EXS 202: Current Trends in Sport & Fitness
  • EXS 303: Exercise Physiology
  • EXS 305: Biomechanics
  • EXS 406: Professional Prep
  • ATEP 304: Therapeutic Modalities

Research Interests

His current research agenda includes examining the use of wearable technology to track health outcomes and the impact of physical activity for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Selected Publications and Presentations

DiRosa L, Racich N, Kuhar R. The Effects of Supervised Exercise and Balance Training in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. MovePA Conference, APTA, Pocono Manor, PA. Poster Presentation 2022

Racich NT, Green JT. One Year Follow-Up of Non-Operative Management of a Traumatic UCL Rupture in an 11 Year-Old Baseball Pitcher. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. King of Prussia, PA. Poster Presentation. 2018

Racich NT, Green JT. Non-Operative Management of a Traumatic UCL Rupture in an 11 Year-Old Baseball Pitcher: A case report. Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Seven Springs, PA. Platform Presentation. 2017

Original Editor: Racich, NT, Tainter NW, Biceps Tendinopathy. Physiopedia. (March 2011)

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