Matthew Seeley earned BS and MS degrees in Exercise Sciences from Utah State University. He earned a PhD in Exercise Sciences, with an emphasis in biomechanics, from the University of Kentucky. He has been teaching courses and conducting research in the BYU Exercise Sciences Department since 2006.
Research InterestsMost of Dr. Seeley's research efforts are designed to increase current knowledge concerning biological and biomechanical mechanisms that influence knee joint articular cartilage health.
Teaching InterestsDr. Seeley teaches undergraduate and graduate courses concerning human biomechanics, specifically with applications in physical activity and sport. He teaches sections of the required EXSC 362, Kinesiology and Biomechanics. He also teaches an elective course, EXSC 462, Clinical Biomechanics; this course involves undergraduate students in both the EXSC and Mechanical Departments, and is cross listed in both departments. He also teaches a graduate level course concerning research methods in biomechanics.
Licenses and Certifications
- National Athletic Trainers Association, Certified Athletic Trainer (2001 - Present)
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Research Award, BYU College of Life Sciences (2019 - 2019)
- Visiting Scholar Award 2017, American College of Sports Medicine (2017 - 2018)
- Faculty Mentor for the Best Research Presentation From an Undergraduate Student, National Athletic Trainers Association (2008 - 2008)
- Outstanding Recent Graduate, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Utah State University (2008 - 2008)
- Outstanding Recent Graduate Award, College of Education, Utah State University (2008 - 2008)
- Hackensmith Award, University of Kentucky (2005 - 2005)
- Robins Award Finalist, Utah State University (2002 - 2002)
- American Society of Biomechanics (2003 - Present)
- National Athletic Trainers Association (2001 - Present)
- American College of Sports Medicine (2000 - Present)
- Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation (2014 - Present)