Anand Shetty




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Anand Shetty, Ed.D

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy

Dr. Anand Shetty joined the Department of Physical Therapy at Hampton University in 1998. Dr. Shetty teaches Anatomy, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, and a series of Research courses. His specialization of teaching and research is Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology.


  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D) Northern Colorado, 1986.Biomechanics
  • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed). University of Mysore. India, 1979.
  • Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed). Karnatak University, India, 1978.
  • Bachelors of Science (B. Sc). Mysore University, India, 1977.

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Heart Association
  • Member, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
    • (Academic Program Development Committee)
  • Member, International Symposium in Biomechanics
  • Member, AAHPERD
  • Member, Virginia Association of HPERD
  • Member, Biomechanics Academy, and Curriculum Review Committee AAHPERD

Research Interests & Publications

  • Biomechanics of Gait and Balance, Obesity Prevention and Nutrition and Altrenative Medicine.
  • Shetty, A and P.Roy. “A Comparative Study of BMI of Vegan and Non-Vegan Diet in Teens.” Accepted for Presentation in Atlanta, GA. April 15-18, 2008. American Heart Association. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference
  • You, J. Shetty, A et al. “Effects of Dual-Task Cognitive-Gait Intervention on Memory and Gait Dynamics in Older Adults with a History of Falls:  A Preliminary Investigation. Journal Neurorehabilitation. 2008.
  • Shetty, A and P. Roy. “Effect of Ayurveda Treatment on Triglyceride Level: A Pilot Study” has been accepted for Poster Presentation at the at the 2nd  International Conference on Hypertension, Lipids, Diabetes & Stroke Prevention, which will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, March 6-8, 2008.
  • Shetty, A. “Effect of Pranayama and Yoga on Obesity in Children.” Proceedings of American Heart Association.  Journal of Circulation. March, 2006.
  • Shetty, A. “Effect of Static Stretching on a Vertical Jump Performance.” Proceedings of International Society of Biomechanics of Sports. Supplement, December 2004.
  • Shetty, A. “ Estimation of Leg Power: A Two Variable Model”. Sports Biomechanics. Vol 1(2) July 2002.