|Present||Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Cedarville University ‐ Department of Kinesiology and Allied Health|
Honors and Awards
- Blue Star Award for Teaching Excellence, School of Rehabilitation, Queen's University (2010-2011)
- Blue Star Award for Teaching Excellence, School of Rehabilitation, Queen's University (2009-2010)
- Medal in Physical Therapy, Queen's University (1990)
- Canadian Physiotherapy Association Award - 2007
- Rehabilitation Therapy Society Award, Queen's University (1990)
- Rehabilitation Science Colloquium Award (2007)
- Teaching Effectiveness Award, Cedarville University - 2017
- Anatomy and Physiology for the Physical Educator
- Physical Activity and the Christian Life
- Research Methods in Exercise Science
- Structural Kinesiology
|M.S., The Ohio State University|
|Ph.D., Queen's University - Kingston, Ontario|
|B.Sc.PT, Queen's University - Kingston, Ontario|
Department of Kinesiology and Allied Health
Callan Hall, Room 216
251 N. Main Street
Cedarville, Ohio 45314
Phone: (937) 766-3247
Peer-Reviewed Publications (9)
Biblical Integration in Anatomy and Physiology: A Design Approach Answers Research Journal (2018)
We have been created fearfully and wonderfully by our Creator God, and the human body showcases God’s intricate design. Design features are evident in the structures and functions of each of the body systems. In ...
Reliability of Lower Limb Alignment Measures Using an Established Landmark-based Method with a Customized Computer Software Program Rheumatology International (2011)
The objective of the study was to evaluate the reliability of frontal plane lower limb alignment measures using a landmark-based method by (1) comparing inter- and intra-reader reliability between measurements of alignment obtained manually with ...
A Biomechanical Analysis of Trunk and Pelvis Motion During Gait in Subjects with Knee Osteoarthritis Compared to Control Subjects Clinical Biomechanics (2010)
Trunk lean over the stance limb during gait has been linked to a reduction in the knee adduction moment, which is associated with joint loading. We examined differences in knee adduction moments and frontal plane ...
Home Program of Hip Abductor Exercises: Effect on Knee Joint Loading, Strength, Function and Pain in Persons with Knee Osteoarthritis Physical Therapy (2010)
Background Hip abductor muscle weakness may result in impaired frontal-plane pelvic control during gait, leading to greater medial compartment loading in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Objective This study investigated the effect of an 8-week ...
Spectral Analysis of Knee Isokinetic Extension Curves of Osteoarthritic Patients Isokinetics and Exercise Science (2010)
Isokinetic assessment of knee extensors muscle group function in patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis has exclusively been achieved using time-domain based variables. While useful, these analyses do not quantify the conspicuously irregular moment-time pattern exhibited ...
Frontal Plane Knee Alignment: A Call for Standardized Measurement Journal of Rheumatology (2007)
Evaluations of knee alignment are useful in the diagnosis of arthritic conditions affecting the knee joint, serving also as a guide for conservative management and surgical planning. They are also fundamental to various aspects of ...
Conference Presentations (13)
The Effects of Square-Stepping Exercise on Risk of Falling and Balance in Senior Adults The Research and Scholarship Symposium (2017)
As people age, their body systems gradually deteriorate. Muscle function and the vestibular system slowly deteriorate leading to lower body instability. Older adults who struggle with dizziness and imbalance are more prone to falling. Dizziness ...
Reliability of Lower Limb Frontal Plane Alignment Measures Obtained with the Use of a Computer Program and Electronic Tools World Congress on Osteoarthritis (2007)
Purpose: This study determined the inter-reader and intra-reader reliability of lower limb frontal plane alignment measures obtained from digital radiographs using a computer software program. Methods: Measurements of lower limb frontal plane alignment were obtained ...
Poster Sessions (1)
Concussion Return to Play Protocols Effect on Athletes' Reporting of Symptoms The Research and Scholarship Symposium (2014)
When an athlete suffers a concussion, the standard return to play (RTP) guidelines are that they must sit out a minimum of a week as they go through a slow progression of exertional and neurocognitive ...