Dr. Mario Novo, DPT, PT, is recognized nationally as a leading expert in sports rehabilitation and evidence-based exercise kinesiology. His passion for teaching along with understanding the latest in analysis technology has helped researchers and practitioners across the country better understand movement and strength training. He is an adjunct professor in the Health and Human Performance/Nursing schools at Cumberland University and Trevecca University, he leads evidence-based courses on sports medicine, kinesiology, and the care and prevention of athletic injuries.

Dr. Novo earned a doctorate of physical therapy from Florida International University. He is a Tennessee Department of Health Licensed Physical Therapist, and is certified in Blood Flow Restriction and Functional Dry Needling.