Bill Bandy

William D. Bandy, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC


PT Center 324

(501) 450-3611

Dr. Bandy received his PhD in physical therapy from Texas Woman’s University. He is a Professor in the department and teaches courses in orthopedics and sports.  Dr. Bandy was awarded Sports Specialization Certification by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 1987 and was re-certified again in 1997, 2006 and 2014. Dr. Bandy has over 40 publications. Additionally, Dr. Bandy volunteered his services to the Olympics in Atlanta in 1996, and he is a former two-term president of the ArPTA.  In 2006, Dr. Bandy was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Physical Therapy Association.  In 2010 Dr. Bandy was awarded the APTA Lucy Blair Service Award and was inducted into the Sports Sections Hall of Fame.  Dr. Bandy has had three textbooks published: Therapeutic Exercise: Implications for Intervention (with Sanders), Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing (with Reese) and Therapeutic Exercise for the Physical Therapist Assistant (with Sanders). His research interests focus on reliable and valid physical therapy performance tests used frequently in musculoskeletal physical therapy.

Dr. Bandy Publications, Activities and Research