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Bill Stodart PT, DPT, OCS

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    Position: Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

    Department: Physical Therapy

    Office: Stokes Athletic Center 229

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    814.471.1131

    About Dr. Bill Stodart

    Additional Contact Information: fax: 814-472-3140

    Education

    • BS Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
    • DPT Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Chatham University
    • OCS Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

    Biography

    Dr. Stodart received his BS degree in Physical therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 and his DPT degree from Chatham University in 2007. He became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2008. He currently holds the rank of Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Saint Francis University where he has taught full time since 2011. His primary teaching focus is extremity and spinal orthopedic management. He continues active clinical practice at a local outpatient facility. In addition to his teaching commitments, he enjoys running, fitness and recreational sports.

    • Clinical & Research Interests
    • Professional Activities and Memberships
    • Publications & Presentations
    Clinical & Research Interests

    Research Interests

    • The Difference in Single-leg Triple Jump Performance and Electromyographic Activity of the Quadriceps When Using Facilitatory Versus Inhibitory Kinesio®Taping in a Regional Population. Byers R, Davis R, James B, Forshey T, Sidorik D, Smith A, Stodart W

    • Relationship Between Surface Electromyographical Activity and Force Production of the Infraspinatus Muscle in Shoulder Rehabilitation. DeMedal, J, Hastry M, Klebon J, Leach N, Pollino D, Stodart W 

    • Is There a Relationship Between Medial Longitudinal Arch Height and Selected Foot Muscle Strength? Brennan J, Nicholson J, Shaffer R, Sharr A, Slifko A, Stodart W 

    • Relationship Between Measurements of Medial Longitudinal Arch Height and Selected Foot Muscle Strength in Vibram Five Finger and Shod Runners Gurtizen G, Lee J, Penska M, Schuh, M, Staily, C, Stodart W


    Teaching Activities

    • PT 404: Surface Anatomy/Palpation
    • PT 405: Exercise Prescription
    • PT 520: Physical Therapy Procedures
    • PT 523: Patient Management 2- Musculoskeletal 1
    • PT 622: Patient Management 5- Musculoskeletal 2

     

      Professional Activities and Memberships
      • American Physical Therapy Association
      • Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association
      • Orthopedic Section, APTA
      Publications & Presentations
      • Clinical Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity: The intersection of the
        Muscle, Joint and Function. 2018 PPTA State Conference. Valley Forge,
        PA. October 20, 2018.
      • The Difference in Single-leg Triple Jump Performance and Electromyographic Activity of the Quadriceps When Using Facilitatory Versus Inhibitory Kinesio®Taping in a Regional Population. Byers R, Davis R, James B, Forshey T, Sidorik D, Smith A, Stodart W
        • This study was accepted for platform presentation at the 2016 PPTA State Conference
        • Clinical Update on Shoulder Special Tests and Therapeutic Exercise West Central District Meeting, PPTA 
          • Relationship Between Surface Electromyographical Activity and Force Production of the Infraspinatus Muscle in Shoulder Rehabilitation. DeMedal, J, Hastry M, Klebon J, Leach N, Pollino D, Stodart W
            • This study was accepted for platform presentation at the 2015 PPTA State Conference
            • This study was voted “Best Research 2015” at the 2015 PPTA State Conference.
          • Current Concepts in the Management of the Lumbar Spine May 22, 2015
          • DiSepio Symposium Series 
          • The Ten Laws of Injury Prevention  
            • Ebensburg Area Runners Club