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Michael Tamburello

  • Michael Tamburello
  • Associate Professor
  • 3112 Health Sciences Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4682
  • mtambure@odu.edu
  • Physical therapist with 38 years of experience. Retired from the US Navy achieving the rank of Captain. Board certified specialist in sports physical therapy, clinical electrophysiology, athletic training and strength and conditioning. Remain in active clinical practice in clinical electrophysiology.
  • Education

    University Of Virginia, 1992
    Major: Sports Medicine
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Medical College of Virginia, 1982
    Major: Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
    Degree: M.S.
    University of Florida, 1975
    Major: Physical Therapy
    Degree: B.S.
    Pensacola Junior College, 1973
    Major: Liberal Arts
    Degree: A.A.
  • Research Interests

    Orthopaedic and sports medicine topics, clinical electrophysiology, sports performance, evidence based practice
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Direct Access Certification
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Physical Therapy Association
    Date Obtained: 2011-01-01
    Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
    Sponsoring Organization: American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (SCS)
    Date Obtained: 1995-01-01
    Expiration Date: 2011-12-31
    Electrophysiologial Certified Specialist (ECS)
    Sponsoring Organization: American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists
    Date Obtained: 1995-01-01
    Expiration Date: 2011-12-31
    Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    Sponsoring Organization: National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS)
    Date Obtained: 1993-01-01
    Expiration Date: 2011-12-31
    Certified Athletic Trainer
    Sponsoring Organization: National Athletic Trainers Association
    Date Obtained: 1992-01-01
    Expiration Date: 2011-12-31
  • College of Health Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award for 2002-2003 academic year
  • 2004: Lindsay Rettie College of Health Sciences Research Award for the Best Faculty Program Presentation, Old Dominion University College of Health Sciences
  • 2001: Inducted into Alpha Eta National Allied Health Profession Honor Society
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research