Physical Therapy

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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 Schecter...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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 of...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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 anatomy...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

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 by...

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Jan 26, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Head Athletic Trainer of NBA’s Houston Rockets Earns Transitional DPT

The Beaumont Enterprise reported that Jason Biles ’15DPT, who earned a Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy on Jan. 17, is head athletic trainer for the NBA’s Houston Rockets. Biles, who is in his third season with the Rockets, was named head athletic trainer during the offseason.

Jan 20, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

More Than 100 Earn Doctorates at DPT Commencement

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program awarded doctoral degrees on 107 students at the Jan. 17 DPT Commencement in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. Of the 2015 DPT class, 38 participated in the department’s international experiences through a stroke camp in Jamaica, the Kevin O’...

Jan 16, 2015 Purnell Cropper

DPT Students Present Research Findings, Discuss Clinical Experiences

Before the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Commencement on Saturday, graduating students presented on months of research, case studies, and clinical experiences. Eleven posters were on display on Jan. 15 in the Carlin Wing of the Health Sciences Building, featuring the work of 31 students....