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DAT, University of Idaho
Assistant Professor
Athletic Training Education Program

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Fyock

Phone: (703) 993-7118
Fax: (703) 993-2025
Email: mfyock (

George Mason University
Science and Technology Campus
Bull Run Hall 210A
10890 George Mason Circle
MS 4E5
Manassas, VA 20110


Dr. Fyock earned her DAT from the University of Idaho in Athletic Training, with an emphasis on patient outcomes and patellar femoral pain. She holds a M.S. in Exercise Science from Syracuse University and a B.S. in Athletic Training from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests are focused on movement assessment and treatment of pain and dysfunction. Specifically incorporating the Regional Interdependence Theory to assess movement patterns and guide treatment options. She has given numerous national and state presentations on her research interests and has published in a peer-reviewed journal. Outside of work, Dr. Fyock enjoy participating in Olympic lifting, crossfit and other forms of exercise at both a recreational and competitive level. 

Research Interests

Regional Interdependence Theory

Patellar Femoral Pain

Movement Pattern Dysfunction and Pain

Using Global Assessment and Treatments to Alter Dysfunction and Pain

Recent Publications

Fyock M, Seegmiller J, Naspany A, Baker R (2016). Treating Patients with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome using Regional Interdependence Theory: A Critically Appraised Topic. IJATT 21(3): 5-11.