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GROSSNICKLE, KAREN

Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education

FACULTY

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Publications

  • Grossnickle KEH, Wiley S, Zipple JT, Kegerreis S. Experiences of physical therapist working with women with chronic pelvic pain: a phenomenological qualitative study. J of Women’s Health Physical Therapy.   2019;43(2):61-72.
  • Perkins J, Boyer A, McLeish A, Grossnickle K. Idiopathic scoliosis and pelvic floor dysfunction. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 2012;19(2):106-110 .
  • Hammer, R. L., Perkins, J., Grossnickle, K.E.H. (2008) Exercise in Pregnancy. In N. Gleicher, U. Elkayam, M.I. Evans, R. M. Galbraith, S.A. Gall & B. M. Sibai, (Eds), Principles and practice of medical therapy in pregnancy. Chicago: TM-Publishing (no longer published).

Presentations

  • Grossnickle, KEH, Brady A, Wejrowski A, Thornock A.  Education altered emotionality, harm, control, and medication domains for people with chronic low back pain.  Platform presentation at the 2022 APTA Combined Sections Meetings.  San Antonio, TX.  February 5, 2022.
  • Grossnickle KEH, Brady A, Wejrowski, A, Thronock A.  Pain education delivered virtually is as effective as in-person for persons with low back pain.  Poster presented at the 2022 APTA Combined Sections Meetings.  San Antonio, TX.  February 4, 2022.
  • Grossnickle KEH, Brady A, Wejrowski A, Thornock A.   Therapeutic pain education alters pain attitudes and beliefs in the domains of emotionality, harm, control, and medication for people with chronic low back pain.   Platform presentation at APTA Michigan 2021 Annual Fall Conference, Detroit, Michigan. October 15, 2021.
  • Grossnickle KEH, Brady A, Wejrowski A, Thornock A.  Pain education delivered virtually is as effective as in-person for people with low back pain.  Poster presented at APTA Michigan 2021 Annual Fall Conference, Detroit, Michigan.  October 15, 2021.
  • Riepen K, Grossnickle, K, Mostrom E. Using a visual activity schedule for school-based physical therapy to improve transitions between activities for a 5-year-old child with severe autism." Poster presentation presented for 2015 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, Indiana. February 7, 2015.
  • Warsinske A, Grossnickle K. A multi-treatment approach for a patient with chronic venous insufficiency ulcers and a failed skin substitute allograft. Poster presented at 2015 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, Indiana. February 5, 2015.
  • Myers M, Denovich K, Grossnickle, K. A comparison of pelvic floor muscle responsiveness in nulliparous young women with and without asthma. Poster presentation at 2011 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. February 9-12, 2011.
  • Myers M, Denovich K, Grossnickle, K. A comparison of pelvic floor muscle responsiveness in nulliparous young women with and without asthma. Poster presentation at 2010 Michigan Physical Therapy Association Fall Meetings, Thompsonville, Ml. October 15-16, 2010.
  • Grossnickle, K. Use of a flexicurve measurement instrument as one outcome measure for a female with osteoporosis. Poster presentation at 2008 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, Tennessee. February 6-9, 2008.
  • Epstein NM, Capehart G, Grossnickle, K, Mostrom E. Extending student dialogue and learning in physical therapy clinical education: using BlackboardTM as an adjunct to an interactive internship model" Poster presentation at National Clinical Education Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, September 2004.
  • Epstein NM, Capehart G, Grossnickle, K, Mostrom E. Extending student dialogue and learning in physical therapy clinical education: using BlackboardTM as an adjunct to an interactive internship model" Poster presented at 2004 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN. February 4-8, 2004.
  • Grossnickle, KE. Physical therapy intervention for a woman following radical vulvectomy secondary to cancer of the vulva." Poster presentation at the 2002 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston, Massachusetts. February 22, 2002.
  • Certificate in Gerontology, Center for Aging and Community, University of Indianapolis
  • Survivorship Training and Rehab Certified Clinician, Oncology Rehab Partners, LLC.
  • Certificate in Women's Health Physical Therapy, Texas Women's University
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor, APTA
  • Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor, APTA
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Central Michigan University, 2017-2018
  • President's Award, Michigan Physical Therapy Association, 2012
  • Diamond Award, Michigan Society of Association Executives, Print Newsletter, Budget less than $1 Million, Michigan Physical Therapy Association, Karen E. H. Grossnickle, MSPT, Shorelines Newsletter Editor Michigan Physical Therapy Association, 2009
  • Professional Development Award, Faculty Center for Excellence, Central Michigan University, 2003
  • DHSc, University of Indianapolis
  • MS, Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis
  • BS, Exercise and Health Science, Alma College
  • Women's and Men's Health Issues - Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions
  • Chronic Pain
  • Therapeutic Neuroscience Education
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • APTA Michigan (APTA MI)
  • Academy of Physical Therapy Education, APTA
  • Special Interest Group - Clinical Education, APTA
  • National Consortium of Clinical Educators, APTA
  • Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy, APTA
  • Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, APTA
  • Michigan Licensed Physical Therapist

Courses Taught

  • PTH 633:  Clinical Education I
  • PTH 634:  Clinical Education II
  • PTH 790:  Clinical Research I
  • PTH 832:  Clinical Education IV
  • PTH 845:  Clinical Decision Making in Advanced Therapeutic Exercise
  • PTH 890:  Clinical Research II
  • PTH 894:  Gender Health in Physical Therapy
  • PTH 932:  Clinical Education V