Staff Physical Therapist
OSU Sports Medicine, OSU Campus
Kari Brown Budde has been practicing in sports medicine since her graduation from Grand Valley State University’s Doctoral program in 2007. She completed her residency training in Sports Physical Therapy at The OSU Sports Medicine Center in 2009.
Kari has experience teaching in OSU’s physical therapy school, is on faculty with the OSU Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program and enjoys giving lectures on the local, state and national level. She is certified as a USA Track and Field Coach, a Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Professional and has provided medical coverage for marathons, triathlons, hockey, rugby, football, soccer, volleyball, track and field events as well as the performing arts.
Kari's clinical interests include endurance athletes. She is the program director of the OSU Sports Medicine Endurance Athletes Team. As a member of this group she provides medical support at local running and multisport events, gives educational lectures at training series and specializes in performing video gait analyses and cycling fittings. She is also an active volunteer for the United States Track and Field team, most recently providing medical coverage at the 2012 USA Track and Field Olympic Trials.
Kari has been published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and has written chapters on Return to Running and the Female Runner for the APTA Sports Physical Therapy Association.
Personally, Kari enjoys running, adventure and multisport events and is currently endeavoring toward the 50 States Marathon Club.