Dr. David Behm received bachelor degrees from the University of Ottawa in physical education and education respectively. Prior to pursuing further academic credentials, he was drafted in the Canadian Football League (CFL) by the Ottawa RoughRiders, worked as a hockey and football coach at Bishop's University, managed an athletic club in Dartmouth, NS, and lectured at the University of Regina. David completed his master’s degree from McMaster University under the supervision of Dr. Digby Sale and completed his doctorate in rehabilitation science from McGill University (advisor: Dr. Diane St-Pierre) while working full-time as a physical education teacher at Dawson College. Memorial University hired Dr. Behm in May 1995. Dr. Behm reached the level of full professor in 2004 and became Associate Director of Graduate Studies and Research in 2008. He has published over 80 articles in peer-reviewed scientific and professional publications, provided invited presentations to audiences in North and South America, Europe and Australia and has appeared on national and local television (i.e. Discovery Channel) and radio (i.e. Quirks and Quarks).