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Connie J. Seymour

Connie Seymour
Connie J Seymour, PT, PhD, OCSAssociate Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentPhysical Therapy
  • Phone(978) 934-4434
  • EmailConnie_Seymour@uml.edu

Research Interests

Reliability and validity of tests and measurements used in orthopedic physical therapy, clinical reasoning and expert practice, physical therapy intervention for the oncology patient, intervention strategies for musculoskeletal injuries, prevention of musculoskeletal injuries.

Awards and Honors

  • Peer recognition award (2006), Service, Community - Rehabilitation Department at Winchester Hospital.
  • Cardon Award for Excellence in a Research Paper (1999), Scholarship/Research - Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Publications

  • Seymour, C.J., Cannon, S. (2010) "Student-facilitated health promotion intervention for chronic disease self-management in at-risk elders: Reflections from the field," Journal of allied health 39:2 pp. 120-127
  • Hickey, E.R., Rondeau, M.J., Corrente, J.R., Abysalh, J., Seymour, C.J. (2000) "Reliability of the Cervical Range of Motion (CROM) device and plumb-line techniques in measuring resting head posture (RHP)," Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy 8:1 pp. 10-17
  • Dhimitri, K., Brodeur, S., Croteau, M., Richard, S., Seymour, C.J. (1998) "Reliability of the cervical range of motion device in measuring upper cervical motion," Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy 6:1 pp. 31-36
  • Dybel, G.J., Seymour, C.J. (1997) "Identifying the physical demands of army reserve personnel during deployable medical systems training," Military medicine 162:8 pp. 537-542

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Ddevelop and implement Health Promotion Interventions for elders and neurologically impaired clients in the Merrimack Valley. (), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • To develop and implement Health Promotion Interventions for elders and neurologically impaired clients in the Merrimack Valley (2011), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • To develop and implement Health Promotion Interventions for elders and neurologically impaired clients in the Merrimack Valley. (2010), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • To study Health Promotion in Older Socially Isolated Community Dwelling Adults. (2009), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • to study Health Promotion in Older Socially Isolated Community Dwelling Adults. (2008), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • to focus on program expansion to elderly in the Merrimack Valley. (2008), Grant - UML Public Service Endowment Grant
  • To study Health Promotion in Older Socially Isolated Community Dwelling Adults. (2007), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • To study Health Promotion in Older Socially Isolated Community Dwelling Adults (2006), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • Teaching and Learning grant to develop unfolding case studies for entry-level and transitional doctorate programs in physical therapy (2002), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • UML Fitness Center for Neurologic Dysfunction (2010), Grant -
    Seymour, C.J. (Principal)
  • Develop and implement Health Promotion Interventions for elders and neurologically impaired clients in the Merrimack Valley. (2011), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • Develop and implement Health Promotion Interventions for elders and neurologically impaired clients in the Merrimack Valley. (2010), Grant - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund
  • Health Promotion in Older Socially Isolated Community Dwelling Adults. (2009), Fellowship - Charles Irwin Travelli Fund