Scott Richardson

Assistant Professor

Scott Richardson Bio Photo

 

BS, Exercise Physiology, Brigham Young University 1989
MPT, Physical Therapy, Hahnemann University 1992
PhD, Health Promotion and Wellness, Rocky Mountain University 2017
Home Health Advanced Competency, APTA Home Health Section 2019

Phone: (623) 518-2386
Email:  

 
Courses Taught
  • Anatomy
  • Foundations of Physical Therapy Practice I
  • Foundations of Physical Therapy Practice II
  • Health Promotion and Wellness I
  • Health Promotion and Wellness II
  • Management of Patients with Multi-system Involvement I
  • Management of Patients with Multi-system Involvement II
  • Spanish for Healthcare Providers
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Resistance training
  • Smoking cessation
  • Academic and practical examination performance
  • Memory
  • Stress management 
  • Emotional Intelligence and academic/practical examination performance

Publications and Presentations

Richardson S. Non-Cognitive Factors and Academic Performance (platform presentation). World
Future Forum, Chicago IL, 2019
 
Richardson S, Auvinen J, Bonnett B, Takeuchi L, Thompson E. Effect of Emotional Intelligence and/or  
Extrovert Bias on Perceived Stress Levels in DPT Students (poster presentation). 
World Future Forum, Chicago IL, 2019
 
Richardson S, Auvinen J, Bonnett B, Takeuchi L, Thompson E. Effect of Emotional Intelligence and/or  
Extrovert Bias on Perceived Stress Levels in DPT Students (platform presentation). 
Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Washington DC, 2019. 
 
Richardson S, Alvar B, Dodd D, Nair U, Seltzer R. Effects of Resistance Training on Smoking   
Abstinence Self-Efficacy in Sedentary Smokers. (poster presentation). Combined Sections Meeting, 
American Physical Therapy Association, Washington DC, 2019. 

Downen T, Rich C, Richardson S, Weltzin N, Zemanek Z. Effect of extraversion on physical  
therapy student practical exam scores. (poster presentation). Combined Sections Meeting, American 
Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA, 2018
 
Madamba E, Mckell R, Meppen C, Richardson S.  Determining a relationship between academic      
performance of graduate physical therapy students and chronotype (poster presentation).
Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA, 2018
 
Frost G, Gomez P, Richardson S, Weber A. High Intensity Interval Training and It's Effects on Short-Term Memory in First Year Doctor of Physical Therapy Students (poster presentation). Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. 2017.  
 
Babbitt N, Glombicki M, Richardson S, Roberts N. Levels of Stress and Sleepiness in DPT Students at Select Intervals in the Curriculum (poster presentation). Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. 2017.  
 
Daley S, Linville B, Peterson A, Presley D, Richardson S. Increasing Neck Strength and Stability to Decrease Concussion Risk in Contact Sport Athletes: A Systematic Review (poster presentation). Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, IN. 2015.

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association-Education Section

Conferences Attended

  • APTA-Combined Sections Meeting 2019, Washington DC
  • APTA-Combined Sections Meeting 2018, New Orleans, LA
  • APTA-Combined Sections meeting 2017, San Antonio, TX
  • APTA-Combined Sections meeting 2015, Indianapolis, IN
  • APTA-Combined Sections meeting 2014, Las Vegas, NV
 

 Service

  • Chair, Admissions Committee, DPT program
  • Continuing Education course-"Health Promotion and Wellness: Considerations for Physical Therapists".  Arizona Physical Therapy Association Meeting, CEU approved. March 2016.
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Physical Therapy Education
  • Institutional Review Board member