Arcadia University News


February 26, 2015

Eckenrode Publishes Book Chapter in ‘A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation’

Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of physical therapy, wrote a book chapter titled “Effects of Aging on Joints and Ligaments” in the book A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation .

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February 26, 2015

Stackhouse Advises Current Physical Therapy Students on Building Their Resume

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , associate professor of physical therapy, represented the Section on Research of the American Physical Therapy Association at the National Student Conclave meeting of physical therapy students held in Milwaukee, Wis. from Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. He gave a presentation during a...

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February 26, 2015

McClure Receives Carlin-Michels Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association

Dr. Phil McClure , professor of physical therapy, received the Carlin-Michels Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association at its annual meeting on Nov. 1, 2014. The award acknowledges sustained outstanding contributions to the profession of physical therapy.

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February 26, 2015

Tomlinson Presents at the American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Conference

Dr. Susan Tomlinson , assistant professor of physical therapy, presented a platform at the American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Conference held in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 10 and 11, 2014. The topic, “Comparison of student performance after short versus long final clinical...

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February 26, 2015

McClure Presents at the Movement Analysis World Conference in Rome

Dr. Phil McClure , professor of physical therapy, gave a lecture titled “Subacromial Pain: Scapular Motion Analysis and Rotator Cuff Activation” at the 1st Movement Analysis World Conference in Rome, Italy in the fall. This was a combined meeting of the Italian Society of Clinical Movement Analysis...

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February 26, 2015

Arcadia University Orthopaedic Residency Granted Accreditation by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education

The Arcadia University Orthopaedic Residency, coordinated by Dr. Brian Eckenrode has been accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. Official commencement of this program's accreditation begins on Sept. 30, 2014 and lasts for a period of five years. The...

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February 26, 2015

Shah Joins the Department of Physical Therapy, Conducts Research for National Institutes of Health Funded Project

The Department of Physical Therapy welcomes Dr. Kshamata Shah , a post-doctoral researcher who will be working on a National Institutes of Health-funded project titled “Neurophysiology of Rotator Cuff Weakness.” Dr. Shah received her physical therapy training from Maharashtra University of Health...

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February 26, 2015

Eckenrode and McClure Present at the Continuing Education Course ‘Current Concepts for Running/Throwing Athlete’

Dr. Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of physical therapy, and Dr. Phil McClure , chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, presented topics at the continuing education course “Current Concepts for the Running/Throwing Athlete” sponsored by Moss Sports Rehab and Einstein Sports Medicine and...

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February 26, 2015

Day Receives the Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry

Dr. Kristin Vamvas Day , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, was awarded the Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry for her research: “Examination of resting state EEG in persons with severe brain injury: neural mechanisms for the recovery of consciousness.”

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February 25, 2015

Tecklin Publishes His Ninth Textbook, Pediatric Physical Therapy

Jan Tecklin , professor of physical therapy, completed his ninth textbook during his year-long sabbatical leave. Pediatric Physical Therapy , 5th edition, was published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Publishers in the spring of 2014. The text was dedicated to Randee Tecklin ’92 and Steve...

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February 25, 2015

McClure Participates in Webinar on Frozen Shoulder

Dr. Phil McClure , professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and vice president of MedRisk’s Expert Clinical Benchmarks, participated in a webinar titled “Adhesive Capsulitis/Frozen Shoulder.” Produced by the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy and The Journal of...

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February 25, 2015

Craik Serves as Keynote Speaker at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital

Dr. Rebecca Craik , dean of the Department of Physical Therapy, was the Keynote speaker for a course titled “Bridging the Gap between Evidence-Based Practice and Rehabilitation Practice” at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Main Line Health, Philadelphia. The session included a multidisciplinary audience...

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February 25, 2015

Readinger Completes Continuing Education Coursework on Parkinson

Dr. Janet Readinger , assistant professor and academic coordinator of the physical therapy program, attended two courses recently to assist her in her role as director of the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program for persons with Parkinson Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The first, titled “Parkinson Wellness...

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February 25, 2015

Eckenrode Publishes Book Chapter on Meniscus Repair, Presents to Marathon Training Group

Dr. Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of physical therapy at Arcadia University, and Dr. Marisa Pontillo co-wrote “Rehabilitation Following Meniscus Repair,” a chapter published in Meniscal Surgery: Management and Techniques . Additionally, Eckenrode and DPT student Larry Devinney ’14 presented...

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February 25, 2015

Tomlinson Publishes Position Paper in the Journal of Physical Therapy Education

With colleagues from the University of Colorado and the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Susan Tomlinson , assistant professor and academic coordinator of the physical therapy program, published a position paper in the Journal of Physical Therapy Education this past summer. The issue of the journal...

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February 25, 2015

Oatis Has Textbook Translated into Portuguese

Dr. Carol Oatis ’ book, Kinesiology: The Mechanics and Pathomechanics of Human Movement , 2nd ed., has been translated into Portuguese and published by Editora Manole Ltda., Brasil. Kinesiology is a comprehensive textbook on the study of movement and relates the most current understanding of...

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February 25, 2015

Miller and Tomlinson Present at the Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice Conference

Drs. Amy Miller and Susan Tomlinson , assistant professors of physical therapy, spoke at “Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice,” a conference held at George Washington University in Washington D.C. Their presentation, “Creating a Virtual Educational Network:...

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February 25, 2015

Orthopaedic Residency Program Recognized as a Developing Program

The Arcadia University Orthopaedic Residency Program, coordinated by Dr. Brian Eckenrode , has been officially recognized as a Developing Program by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. The orthopaedic residency is a post-professional clinical program offered...

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February 25, 2015

Pavlik, Huber, and Justice Publish in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants

Daniel Pavlik , Michael Huber , and Melissa Justice , assistant professors in the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, had their article, “Case Report: A Young Woman Presenting with Numbness in her Feet,” accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of...

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February 25, 2015

Pavlik, Agnew, and Ditoro Co-author Article on POTS

Daniel Pavlik , Donna Agnew , and Rachel Ditoro , assistant professors in the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, had their article, “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS),” accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants. The...

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February 25, 2015

Outten Publishes Research on Anorexia Nervosa

Elizabeth Outten , assistant professor of the physician assistant program, has had her Quick Recertification Series article on “Anorexia Nervosa” in adolescents accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants. Additionally, Outten and Lori Felker , both...

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