UTMB Aerial Image
« Back

Kurt Mossberg, PhD, PT

Kurt Mossberg, PhD, PT

Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
»Visit my bio at the School of Health Professions





301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1144
Phone: 409-772-3069
Fax: (409) 747-1613

Email: kmossber@utmb.edu
Research Areas

Physical capacity and fitness in persons with brain injury


1975 BS Illinois State University, Biological Sciences
1979 MS Texas Woman's University, Physical Therapy
1987 PhD University of Texas Health Science Center, Physiology/Metabolism

Current Funding

Moody Endowment (PI - Elisabet Borsheim)
Amino acid supplementation in recovery from traumatic brain injury
Role: Co-Investigator
2007-2012 (no cost extension 2012-2013)

Moody Foundation (PI - Randall Urban)
Growth hormone replacement after mild traumatic brain injury
Role: Co-Investigator

Recent Publications

Beca SG, High WH, Masel BE, Mossberg KA, Urban RJ: What are critical outcome measures for patients receiving pituitary replacement following brain injury? Pituitary 15(1):10-19, 2012. PMID: 18594990

Mossberg KA, Fortini E: Responsiveness and validity of the six minute walk test in individuals with traumatic brain injury. Physical Therapy 92(5):726-733, 2012. PMID: 22282772

Amonette WE, Mossberg KA: Ventilatory anaerobic thresholds of individuals recovering from traumatic brain injury compared with noninjured controls. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 28(5):E13-20, 2013. PMID: 22935575