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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Physical Therapy
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Hsiang-Ling (Sharon) Teng, PhD, PT

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy


· POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLAR: Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Imaging Research Group, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA; 2014 – 2016


Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, CA, 2013


Department of Physical Therapy, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, 2004

· B.S. PHYSICAL THERAPY: Department of Physical Therapy, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Certification, 2002


Certification of Mobilization of the Nervous System, Neuro Orthopaedic Institute, Australia, 2006

Certification of Peripheral Joint Manual Therapy Course, Manual Concepts, Australia, 2004

Awards and Honors

  • 2014 14th Annual Marilyn Gossam Graduate Student Research Seminar, Research Section, APTA

  • 2013 University of Southern California Research Day, Exercise Science and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Award

  • 2012 – 2013 International Society of Biomechanics Dissertation Grant

  • 2008 – 2010 Taiwan Ministry of Education Studying Abroad Scholarship

Selected Publications

  • 1. Teng H-L, Chen YJ, Powers CM. Predictors of Patellar Alignment during Weight-bearing: an Examination of Patellar Height and Trochlear Geometry. Knee. 2014; 21(1): 142-146

  • 2. Teng H-L, Powers CM. Sagittal Plane Trunk Posture Influences Patellofemoral Joint Stress during Running. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2014; 44(10): 785-792

  • 3. Teng H-L, Powers CM. Influence of Trunk Posture on Lower Extremity Energetics during Running. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2015; 47(3): 625-630

  • 4. Teng H-L, Macleod TD, Kumar D, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Individuals with Isolated Patellofemoral Joint Osteoarthritis Exhibit Higher Mechanical Loading at the Knee during the Second Half of the Gait Cycle. Clinical Biomechanics. 2015; 30(4): 383-390

  • 5. Teng H-L, Macleod TD, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Higher Knee Flexion Moment During the Second Half of the Stance Phase of Gait is Associated With Magnetic Resonance Imaging Progression of Patellofemoral Joint Osteoarthritis. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2015; 45(9): 656-664

  • 6. Samaan M, Teng H-L, Kumar D, Lee S, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Altered Hip and Knee Joint Coordination Variability during Gait in Individuals with Acetabular Cartilage Defect. Clinical Biomechanics. 2015; 30(10): 1202-1209

  • 7. Teng H-L, Powers CM. Diminish Hip Extensor Strength is Associated with a More Upright Trunk Posture and Higher Knee Energy Absorption during Running. Journal of Athletic Training 2016 (Epub ahead of print)

  • 8. Su F, Pedoia V, Teng H-L, Kretzschmar M, Lau B, McCulloch CE, Link TM, Ma BC, Li X. The Association between MR T1ρ and T2 of Cartilage and Patient-Reported Outcomes after ACL Injury and Reconstruction. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 2016; 24(7): 1180-1189

  • 9. Teng H-L, Calixto N, Macleod TD, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Associations between Patellofemoral Joint Cartilage T1ρ and T2 and Knee Flexion Moment and Impulse during Gait in Individuals with and without Patellofemoral Joint Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. 2016; 24(9): 1554-1564.


Sharon Teng

Contact Information

Phone: 562-985-4076

Office Location: ET-140
Department of Physical Therapy
California State University, Long Beach,
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840

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Professional Interests/Activities

  • Professional Membership:

American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)

International Society of Biomechanics (ISB)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI)

CSULB Assignment  

  • DPT 732 Musculoskeletal Examination

  • DPT 737 Sports Physical Therapy

  • DPT 797 Doctoral Project