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Keith Hallbourg


Keith Hallbourg, Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education and DPT Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Dr. Keith W. HallbourgClinical Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education and DPT Graduate Admissions Coordinator
  • College
    Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • Department
    Physical Therapy and Kinesiology
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4402
  • Fax
    (978) 934-1069
  • Office
    Weed Hall - 220
  • Email

Research Interests

Current research projects: Use of Standardized Patients in DPT curriculum and association with clinical education performance, Patella-femoral pain syndrome. VR in Physical Therapy

Clinical Education and Clinical Staffing; Standardized Patients in Physical Therapy Education; Patient Management in Physical Therapy, Functional Mobility

Education

  • Ph D: Physical Therapy, (2006), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
  • MS: Physical Therapy, (1998), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
  • BS: Exercise Physiology, (1996), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
    Supporting Area: Psychology

Biography

Dr. Hallbourg joined the Department of Physical Therapy in 2004 to primarily serve as the Director o Clinical Education (DCE). Currently, in addition to his role as DCE, he teaches multiple courses within the entry-level DPT program, serves as the department's Graduate Admissions Coordinator, and is involved with various on-going research projects.

Selected Publications

  • Wu, Y., Hallbourg, K.W., Collins, S.M. (2015) "Changes of general fitness and muscle properties following police cadet training", J Phys Ther Sci 27:9 pp. 2783-6
  • YI-NING, W.U., Hallbourg, K.W., Collins, S.M. (2015) "Changes of general fitness and muscle properties following police cadet training", Journal of Physical Therapy Science 27:9 pp. 2783
  • Hallbourg, K.W. (1998) "", The effects of cold on grip strength

Selected Presentations

  • Hosting of Doctor of Physical Therapy Students on Clinical Education Experiences and Clinical Staffing: A Pilot Study - Innovation in OT and PT Education Summit, June 2019 - Omaha, NE
  • The Effect of a Standardized Patient Encounter on Student Self-Perception of Clinical Competence - Association of Standardized Patients Educators - Annual Conference, June 2019 - Orlando, FL

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Clinical Consultant Pressure Redistribution Medical Mattress (2013), Fellowship - Theratorr Medical, Inc.
  • Posterior Lower Extremity Length Tension Curves -- Establishing Normative (2013), Fellowship -
    Hallbourg, K.W. (Principal)

Research Currently in Progress

  • Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome-A Comparison of two divergent neuromuscular treatment approaches
    Hallbourg, K.W., Koval, P. (Co-Principal) (UMass Memorial - Health Alliance Hospital)
  • The Effect of a Standardized Patient Encounter on Student Self-Perception of Clinical Competence
    Hallbourg, K.W., Fox, M.