Behm works at Memorial University of Newfoundland since 1995 teaching more than 18 different courses.


David has served as Associate Dean / Chair of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Graduate Studies for approximately 10 years.

  • His research interests have been diverse with over 350 peer-reviewed articles, and over 28000 citations (h index of 82 with 60 classified as truly exceptional) exploring neuromuscular responses to stretching, resistance training, balance, fatigue, foam rolling, and other topics.
  • David has authored a number of chapters and a book entitled “The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching: Implications and Applications in Sport Performance and Health” (Routledge Publishers 2018).
  • Ha recibido varios premios universitarios, nacionales e internacionales, como el premio Outstanding Sport Scientist de la National Strength and Conditioning Association (2014) y el Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Honour Award (2015).