Donovan Lott

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Physical Therapy, University of Florida
  • PhD, Movement Science, (Biomechanics emphasis), Washington University
  • MS, Physical Therapy, Washington University
  • BS, Exercise Science, Brigham Young University, Magna Cum Laude

Scholar Profile

Donovan J. Lott, PT, PhD, CSCS, completed his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at Brigham Young University and his MSPT degree at Washington University School of Medicine. After working in both outpatient and home-health settings as a physical therapist, he returned to Washington University to obtain a PhD in Movement Science with an emphasis in soft tissue mechanics. Donovan came to the University of Florida as a post-doctoral fellow to work with Krista Vandenborne, PhD, PT, in the Muscle Physiology Laboratory. Currently, he is a Research Associate Professor within the Department of Physical Therapy, and his primary teaching responsibilities are in the Evidence Based Practice series and Prosthetics & Orthotics course for the entry-level DPT students. Donovan’s research interests include investigating skeletal muscle damage as well as exploring the relationship between muscle pathology, exercise/activity, and functional mobility in people with neuromuscular disease.