Brad Stockert, PT, PhD

Professor

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Research Interest

Dr. Stockert’s research interests include therapeutic exercise, balance assessment using the “Star Grid” and educational outcomes assessment.  He has presented his research at numerous state, national and international conferences. 

Poster Presentation, California Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference, The Effect of Clay Modeling Versus Traditional Cadaver Lab on Test Performance in Anatomy, September, 2002.

Podium Presentation, World Confederation for Physical Therapy, World Physical Therapy Meeting, Sensitivity and Specificity of the Star Grid Test, Barcelona, Spain, June 2003.

Poster Presentation, World Confederation for Physical Therapy, World Physical Therapy Meeting, Outcomes Assessment of the Integration of Computer Technology into Physical Therapy Education, Barcelona, Spain, June 2003.

Podium Presentation, California Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference, Star Excursion Testing in a Geriatric Versus a Young Healthy Population, Anaheim, California, October 2004.

Poster Presentation, California Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference, Test-retest Reliability of the Star Excursion Test in a Geriatric Population,Ontario, California, October, 2005.

Podium Presentation, American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, Test-retest Reliability of the Star Excursion Test in a Geriatric Population, San Diego, California, February, 2006.

Poster Presentation, Annual Conference of the California Physical Therapy Association, Concurrent Validity of the Star Excursion Balance Test in a Geriatric Population,San Jose, California, October, 2006. 

Poster Presentation, Annual Conference of the California Physical Therapy Association, Promoting Active Learning in an Anatomy Lab, San Jose, California, October, 2006. 

Professional Activities

  • Active member American Physical Therapy Association
       (APTA)
  • California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA)
  • Research Special Interest Group, CPTA
  • Orthopedic Section Member, APTA
  • Cardiopulmonary Section Member, APTA
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society
  • Health Volunteers Overseas; Physical Therapy Overseas
  • Continuing Education Committee member, CPTA, 2001 to present.
  • Committee for Screening Abstracts/Proposals for APTA, Annual Conference  Programming, 2001 to present.
  • Editorial Board; Physiotherapy Research International
  • Awards Committee; Research Subcommittee; American Physical Therapy Association; 2003 to present.
  • Publications

    McBride TM, Stockert BW, Gorin FC and Carlsen, RC; "Stretch-Activated Ion Channels Contribute to Membrane Depolarization Following Eccentric Contractions in Rat Muscle;" Journal of Applied Physiology, 2000; 88:91-101. 

    Stockert BW; "The Effects of Reliability and Learning in the Performance of the Star Grid Test" Journal of Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy, 2002: 32(1):A-15.

    Stockert BW; “Uncovering the Material;” Physiotherapy Research International; 2003 8(1):iii-iv.

    Stockert BW; “Pulmonary Ventilation Teaching Aid;” Advances in Physiology Education; 27(1):41-42, 2003. 

    Stockert BW; "Pulmonary Ventilation Teaching Aid: Part 2;” Advances in Physiology Education; 27(2):86-87, 2003.

    Stockert BW, Kenny L and Edgelow, PR; "Beyond the Central Nervous System: Neurovascular Entrapment Syndromes." book chapter published in Neurological Rehabilitation, Fifth Edition; Dr. D. Umphred, editor, C. V. Mosby, St. Louis, 2006.

    Awards

    Best non-research publication award from the California Physical Therapy Association in 2003.  The award was given for his article entitled “Pulmonary Ventilation Teaching Aid” published in Advances in Physiology Education.

    Research Grant for a project entitled “Assessing the Reliability, Concurrent Validity and Sensitivity of the Star Excursion Balance Test in an Elderly Population.” Center for Health & Human Services research, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, 2004.

    Pedagogy Enhancement Award for a project entitled “Integration of Clinical Anatomy into the Physical Therapy Curriculum.” California State University, Sacramento, 2005.

    Award for Best Poster Presentation, California Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference, “Test-retest Reliability of the Star Excursion Test in a Geriatric Population.” Ontario, California, October, 2005.

    Research and Creative Activities Award for a project entitled “Validity of the Star excursion Balance Test in the elderly.” California State University, Sacramento, 2006.