Dr. Mike Voight, professor of physical therapy at Belmont, has been honored by the American Physical Therapy Association as a recipient of the Turner A Blackburn Lifetime Achievement Award from its Sports Physical Therapy Section. The award signifies a lifetime of positive contribution to education at both the university and continuing education levels. Voight received the award at the recent APTA Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego. In addition, Voight was inducted into APTA’s Sports Physical Therapy Hall of Fame, recognizing his positive impact on the profession of physical therapy for over 25 years.
Dr. Voight is a full-time tenured professor in the School of Physical Therapy at Belmont. He has spent most of his clinical practice working directly in the field of sports physical therapy, including time with many professional leagues, teams and athletes. In 1996, he served as a staff physical therapist at the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Outside of the classroom, Voight maintains a clinical practice specializing in athletic performance and orthopedic and sports related injuries. He also teaches the advanced Medical Tracks for the TPI Certification Program.