Nicholas Emge, PT, DPT, CSCS, joined the sports medicine team in 2021 and works at the Sports Medicine & Performance Center in Philadelphia. He has prior experience in both pediatric and adult orthopaedic and sports medicine rehabilitation, as well as collegiate strength and conditioning programming. His clinical interests include management of adolescent musculoskeletal injuries and improvement in sports performance, with a focus on knee and lower extremity biomechanics following ligamentous reconstruction surgery.  Nicholas also enjoys participating in community education programs focusing on injury prevention for both athletes and their parents.

Education and Training

Board Certification

APTA Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Physical Therapist (PT)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Exercise Science - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Graduate Degree

DPT - Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
MS in Exercise Science - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Titles and Academic Titles

Physical Therapist




Emge, N, Uygur, M, Radivoj, M, Kaminski, TW, Royer, T, Jaric, S. (April 2014). Selective effects of arm proximal and distal muscle fatigue on force coordination in manipulation tasks. Journal of Motor Behavior, Vol. 46, No. 4.


Emge, N, Prebeg, G, Uygur, M, Jaric, S. (August 2013). Effects of muscle fatigue on grip and load force coordination and performance of manipulation tasks. Neuroscience Letters, Vol. 550.