The Cybex Research Institute (CRI) is led by Executive Director, Dr. Paul Juris, a noted kinesiologist specializing
in education, motor skill development, sports performance enhancement, rehabilitation, and intuitive program
Paul works with scientists and engineers at Cybex, as well as academic research partners and distinguished
fitness professionals, to provide the science for new products, deliver exercise research and education to the
fitness industry, and create outstanding educational programming.
Paul was previously Vice President, Science and Education, at PGA Kinematics Lab. He served as Director of
the Equinox Fitness Training Institute, where he created programming to support over 500 personal trainers
in 18 clubs nationwide. His clinical experience includes a position as Kinesiologist/Research Coordinator for
the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. He has
also provided extensive sports development, rehabilitation, and educational consulting for organizations including the NBA, NHL, USTA, US
Cycling Federation, the PGA, and US Equestrian Team.
He earned his Doctorate in Motor Learning from Columbia University in 1993, followed by a variety of positions in higher education,
rehabilitative medicine, professional sports, and fitness. Paul was named Executive Director of the Cybex Institute for Exercise Science in
January of 2007.