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Faculty Accomplishments

(June-August 2013)

Dr. Drew Bailey

Awarded a Brock Scholar to assist with economic impact research during the upcoming RiverRocks Festival

Mr. Scott Bruce

Presented "Prevention of Concussion: What Works, What Doesn't and What's Next" at the Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center/Chattanooga Concussion Prevention Initiative, Chattanooga, TN

Presented "Concussions and Football Officials: What's the Connection" at the Southeast Tennessee Football Officials' Association, Hixson, TN

Nominated for the “ 2014 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer” national award, which recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy and distinguished professional activities as an athletic trainer.  Award Eligibility includes at least 20 years of service as a certified Athletic Trainer.

Dr. Gene Ezell

Oral presentation accepted for the upcoming Tennessee AHPERD conference: Using Role Play to Teach about Environmental Hazards

Dr. Jamie Harvey

Received an Alpha Delta Kappa $400.00 grant to teach yoga to children through physical education classes.

Dr. Greg Heath

Invited presenter – AHA Annual meetings in Dallas, Texas, November 16-20, 2013, “Community-based Promotion of Physical Activity: What is the Evidence”

Heath GW. Section Editor: Public Policy and Environmental Supports for Lifestyle Medicine. In Lifestyle Medicine, 2nd Edition. Rippe JM (editor) CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, 2013, pp. 1533-1568.

Dr. Gary Liguori

Named Associate Editor for the American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 10th edition, the flagship textbook of the ACSM.

Randles A and Liguori G. Nutritional information and healthy eating promotions in restaurants according to restaurant type and neighborhood socioeconomic status. International Journal of Health and Nutrition. (In-Press).

Lonbaken B, Schuna JM, and Liguori G. Alcohol Consumption and Academic Retention in First-Year College Students. College Student Journal (In-Press).

Schuna JM, Hilgers SJ, ManikowskeTL, Tucker JM, and Liguori G. Evaluation of a Circumference-based Prediction Equation to Assess Body Composition Changes in Men. International Journal of Exercise Science: Vol. 6: Iss. 3, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijes/vol6/iss3/2

Dr. Jessica Peacock

Peacock J, Sloan S, and Cripps B. A Qualitative Analysis of Bariatric Patients' Post-Surgical Barriers to Exercise. Obesity Surgery (In-Press).

Dr. Gary Wilkerson

$14,900 grant funded from the Osborne Foundation for a Dynavision system that is used for visual-motor reaction time assessment and training.

 

2012-2013 HHP Awards 

 

Scott Bruce, TATS (Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society) Jerry Robertson Educator Award

Marisa Colston, SEATA (Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association) Education of the Year Award

Jamie Harvey, 2013 UTAA (University of Tennessee Alumni Association) Outstanding Teacher Award

Jamie Harvey, Inducted as Honorary Member into Golden Key International Honour Society

Jamie Harvey, CHEPS (College of Health, Education and Professional Studies) Teacher/Advisor of the Year

Joe Wiram, CHEPS (College of Health, Education and Professional Studies) Adjunct Instructor Award

Nicholas Boér, CHEPS (College of Health, Education and Professional Studies) Clinical Advisor Award

Garrett Skipper, 2013 Chickamauga Chase Scholarship recipient

2013 HHP 4.0 Graduates: Charlie ChristiansenCallie ClementMitchell Dodson

HHP Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Amanda LewisTara Milburn

CHEPS (College of Health, Education and Professional Studies) Outstanding Senior Award: Dean PavlouSara PoteatMitchell DodsonAlexandria AurandKayla ChristopherMorgan McFarlaneCari SmithGarrett Skipper

Scott Bruce, The Lindsey McClain Doctoral Scholarship

Lynette Fitts, The David H. Perrin Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee Scholarship

T.J. Zinke, The Donald J. Fauls Memorial Scholarship

Erica Zabkar, $2300 scholarship recipient through NATAREF (National Athletic Trainers' Association Research & Education Foundation)


 

2012-2013 Publications (15)

 

Bailey, A., Kuiper, K, & Kang, H.K. (2012). An analysis of Personal, Environmental, and Social determinants of camp staff burnout. Journal of Outdoor Recreation Education and Leadership 4(3), 157-171.

Baker, CS, Medina McKeon JM. Does Preoperative Rehabilitation Improve Patient-Based Outcomes in Persons Who Have Undergone Total Knee Arthroplasty? A Systematic Review, PM&R, Volume 4, Issue 10, October 2012, Pages 756-767, ISSN 1934-1482, 10.1016/j.pmrj.2012.06.005

Bassett, D, Fitzhugh EC, Heath GW, Erwin PC, Frederick GM, Wolff DL, Welch WA, Stout AB. Estimated Energy Expenditures for School-Based Policies and Active Living. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Am J Prev Med 2013;44(2):108–113

Colston, MA, Developing structure for the athletic trainer and team physician relationship. Coach and Athletic Director. April 2013. 

Colston, MA and Wilkerson GB. Prevention of Core and Lower Extremity Sprains and Strains. Coach and Athletic Director. November, 2012.

Fesmire FM, Martin EJ, Cao Y, Heath GW. Improving risk stratification in chest pain patients: The Erlanger HEARTS3 score.  Am J Emerg Med  May 23, 2012 (Epub ahead of print).

Hallal PC, Bauman AE, Heath GW, Kohl HW 3rd, Lee IM, Pratt M.  Physical activity: more of the same is not enough.  Lancet 2012;380: 190-191.

Heath GW, Parra DC, Sarmiento OL, Andersen LB, Owen N, Goenka S, Montes F, Brownson RC.  Evidence-based intervention in physical activity: lessons from around the world.  Lancet 2012;380:272-81.

Lim, S., Jang, H.C., Park, K.S., Cho, S.I., Lee, M-G., Joung, H., Mozumdar, A., and Liguori, G. (2013). Changes in Metabolic Syndrome in American and Korean Youth, 1997-2008. Pediatrics. 131:1-9. DOI 10.1542/peds.2012-0761

Robinson C, McNulty B, McCoy M, & Johnston L. Creating Healthy Families Through Shared Physical Activity and Nutritionally Sound Meals. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.  Fall 2012.

Schuna, J.M., Lauersdorf, R.L., Behrens, T.K., Liguori, G., and Liebert, M. An Objective Assessment of Children’s Physical Activity During the Keep It Moving! After-School Program. Journal of School Health. 83(2):105-111

Wilkerson GBColston MA. Refinement of a prediction model for the occurrence of core and lower extremity sprains and strains in college football players. Journal of Athletic Training. 2013.

Wilkerson GB. Neurocognitive reaction time predicts lower extremity sprains and strains. International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training. 2012;17(6):4-9.

Wilkerson GB. Patient-centered care and conflict of interests in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training. 2012;17(4):1-3.

Wilkerson GB, Giles JL, Seibel DK. Prediction of core and lower extremity strains and sprains in college football players: a preliminary study. Journal of Athletic Training. 2012;47:264-272.

 

2012-2013 Textbooks/Chapters (8)

 

ACSM’s Resources for the Health Fitness Specialist. Liguori G. Sr. Ed. 1st. ed. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 2013. (ISBN: 978-1-4511-1480-5)

Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness (new title). (2013). Liguori G & Carroll-Cobb S. 2nd ed. McGraw-Hill, NY, NY, 2013.

Physical Activity Epidemiology. Dishman RK, Heath GW, Lee IM. 2nd ed. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL, 2013

Durstine JL, Burns K, Gordon B, and Liguori G. (2013). Exercise Programming for Special Populations. In: ACSM’s Resources for the Health Fitness Specialist. Liguori G, Dwyer GB, Fitts TC, Lewis B eds. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore. 2013.

Heath GW.  Obesity and health: Implications of public policy. In Obesity: Prevention and Treatment.  Rippe JM and Angelopoulos TJ (eds.) CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), Boca Raton, 2012, pp. 211-226.

Liguori G. & Schuna Jr. J.M. (2013). Understanding Physical Activity and Exercise. In: ACSM’s Resources for the Health Fitness Specialist. Liguori G, Dwyer GB, Fitts TC, Lewis B eds. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore. 2013.

Teaching Today’s Health. Anspaugh, D. and Ezell, G. 10th ed. Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco, CA. 2013.

Wilkerson GB, Heath GW. Lifestyle medicine in an era of health care reform. In Rippe JM, editor: Lifestyle Medicine (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2013.

 

2012-2013 Presentations (29)

 

Bailey, A. & Kang, H.K. (2013). Leisure and Life Satisfaction: Mundane Happiness. Presentation for the Southeastern Recreation Research Conference, Athens, GA; March, 2013.

Bailey, A., Kang, H.K., Fernando, I. (2012). Organizational Culture & Identity as predictors of Group Outcomes. International Conference for the Association of Experiential Education, Madison, WI; November, 2012.

Baker CS, Capilouto G, Usher E, Uhl T, Mattacola CG, McKeon PO, Medina McKeon JM. Development of the Self-Efficacy of Balance Scale (SEBS) for Young Active Individuals. National Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Convention and Symposium. Las Vegas, NV, June 2013. Poster Presentation

Baker CS. Upcoming Changes to Professional Standards in Athletic Training. Tennessee Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Symposium. Nashville, TN, January 2013. Invited Speaker

Bruce, S. Wilkerson, GB, Denegar, C. How to Create Useful Clinical Prediction Rules: Predicting Who is Likely to Get Injured & the Prevention Domain. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium, June 2012, St. Louis, MO

Colston, MA. Back Injury Prevention in the Weight Room:  What are our Ethical Obligations?  Accepted for presentation at National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, June 2013, Las Vegas, NV

Colston, MA. Lumbosacral Spine Assessment.  Annual SEATA Student Symposium, February 2013, Atlanta GA

Colston, MA, Wilkerson GB. Patient-Centered Issues. Annual Meeting of the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association, March 2013, Atlanta, GA

Colston, MA, Wilkerson GB. Patient-Centered Athletic Training: Issues in Clinical Practice, Research, and Education. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Educators’ Conference, January 2013, Dallas, TX

Ezell G., Deolloqui S, and Pugliese P. UTC's Involvement with the Chattanooga Bike Share Program. Presented at the National Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities annual conference, Chattanooga TN, October 2012.

Ezell G., Deolloqui S, and Pugliese P. UTC's Involvement with the Chattanooga Bike Share Program. Presented at the Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual convention, Murfreesboro, TN, October 2012.

Harvey J. “To be or not to be: NASPE in Tennessee?”  Presented at the TAHPERD conference in Murfreesboro, TN October 28-30, 2012.

Harvey J. & Oglesby B. “How to present a PowerPoint” Accepted for presentation at the AAHPERD National Conference, April, 2013, Charlotte, NC. 

Heath GWWhite-Woerner S, Jiang J.  New Urbanism and Its Impact on Active Living among Inner City Children/Youth.  Circulation. 2012; 125:AP267.

Kang, H.K. & Bailey, A. (2013). Empirical Linkage between Psychological Needs in Self-Determination Theory and Perceived Quality of Life through Enduring Involvement. Presentation for the Southeastern Recreation Research Conference, Athens, GA; March, 2013.

Lewis, A., Sloan, S., Peacock, J., Mozumdar, A., Fountaine, C.J., Schuna Jr., J.M., and Liguori, G. Behavioral Intent to Change Body Weight and Actual Body Weight Change. Accepted for presentation at the ACSM Annual Meeting, June 2013, Indianapolis, IN.

Liguori G. Transforming the Usual into the Unusually Effective. Accepted for presentation at the 4th Annual Dalton State College Teaching and Learning Conference, Dalton GA.

Schuna Jr. JM, Tucker JM, and Liguori G. Seasonal Changes in Childcare-related Physical Activity and Sedentary Time among Preschoolers. Accepted for presentation at the ACSM Annual Meeting, June 2013, Indianapolis, IN.

Redenius N, Hilgers-Greterman SJ, SchunaJr. JM, Frost J, and Liguori G. Quality of Life Perception and Physical Activity in the LIVESTRONG® at the Y Program. Accepted for presentation at the ACSM Annual Meeting, June 2013, Indianapolis, IN.

Wilkerson GB. Interrelated Factors That Increase Susceptibility to Sport-Related Injury, National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, June 2013, Las Vegas, NV

Wilkerson GB. Patient-Centered Care and Conflict of Interests in Athletic Medicine. Annual Big 12 Conference Sports Medicine Meeting, May 2013, Dallas, TX

Wilkerson GB. Patient-Centered Medicine. University of Georgia Athletic Association, April 2013, Athens, GA

Wilkerson GB, Colston MA. Patient-Centered Issues. Annual Meeting of the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association, March 2013, Atlanta, GA

Wilkerson GB. Knee Anatomy, Pathomechanics, Evaluation, and Treatment. Annual Student Meeting of the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association, February 2013, Atlanta, GA

Wilkerson GB, Colston MA. Patient-Centered Athletic Training: Issues in Clinical Practice, Research, and Education. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Educators’ Conference, January 2013, Dallas, TX

Wilkerson GB. Individualized Injury Risk Assessment. Annual Meeting of the Georgia Athletic Trainers’ Association, January 2013, Peachtree City, GA 

Wilkerson GB. Predictive Modeling of Risk for Musculoskeletal Injury. Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) Conference on Functional Movement, September 2012, Bethesda, MD

Wilkerson GB, Guadagno J. Quantification of Ankle Sprain Risk among College Football Players. Fifth International Ankle Symposium, October 2012, Lexington, KY

Wilkerson GB. Understanding and Treating Neuromechanical Adaptations Following Joint Injury; National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, June 2012, St. Louis, MO

Wilkerson GB. Clinical Prediction Rules for the Prevention of Injuries; National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, June 2012, St. Louis, MO

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