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Jennifer Adame-Walker, DPT, OCS

Assistant Professor / Director of Musculoskeletal Care Clinic

Educational Background

DPT Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of California, San Francisco/California State University, Fresno, 2011
M.P.T. Physical Therapy, California State University, Fresno, 1999
B.S. Physiology, minor in physical education with emphasis in aerobic dance and human movement, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1995

Courses Taught (entry-level DPT)

  • PhTh 507: Foundations of Patient Assessment and Clinical Management in PT I
  • PhTh 508: Foundations of Patient Assessment and Clinical Management in PT II
  • PhTh 535: Exercise Physiology for Physical Therapists
  • PhTh 554: Musculoskeletal Care Clinic I
  • PhTh 556: Musculoskeletal Care Clinic II
  • PhTh 596: Case Reports

Scholarly Activities

Recent Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Adame, J.   “Pilates Perfect: Is it Right for you?”  Valley Health Magazine.  July/August 2011

Recent Non-Peer Reviewed Presentations

Date Poster/Podium Presentation

March 2016

 

Piche, R., Hickey, C., Adame, J., Vitato, N., “Systematic Review and Meta Analysis Comparing Proprioceptive Training and Reposition Taping on Dynamic Postural Control in Chronic Ankle Instability”  Physical Therapy Department Research Symposium.  Poster Presentation.

March 2016

 

Maddox, V., Hickey, C., Adame, J., Vitato, N., “Effects of balance training versus fibular repositioning taping on dynamic postural control in recreational and professional athletes with chronic ankle instability between ages 18 and 35 years old as demonstrated by the star excursion balance test: A meta-analysis.”  Physical Therapy Department Research Symposium.  California State University Fresno.  Poster Presentation. 

March 2016

 

Negatu, M., Singh, B., Adame, J., Huff, S., “The Effects of Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Fatigue, Adiposity, and Muscular Strength on Gait Biomechanics in Obese Children.”  Physical Therapy Department Research Symposium.  California State University, Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

March 2016

 

Choi, S., Singh, B., Adame, J., Barrows, D., “The effectiveness of unstable swiss ball exercises versus stable exercises on perceived pain in chronic low back pain pathology: a meta-analysis and systematic review”.  Physical Therapy Department Research Symposium.  California State University, Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

March 2016

 

Simonian, J., Sawdon-Bea, J., Walker, D., Adame, J., “Comparing Pilates to General Exercise in Adult Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Meta-Analysis on Global Perception, Pain, and Quality of Life” Physical Therapy Department Research Symposium, California State University Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

March 2016

 

Overstreet, S., Sawdon-Bea, J., Walker, D., Adame, J.,  “Effectiveness of Pilates based exercise in the treatment for improving pain and functional disability in patients who have chronic low back pain compared to general exercise: A Meta analysis.” Physical Therapy Department Research Symposium.  California State University Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

March 2015 

 

Van Artsdale, A., Singh, B., Thompson, M., Adame, J.,
"What is the effect of weight reduction (at least 10% as
measured by BMI) on balance control as measured by center of pressure velocity and range for obese adults (age 18-60)." Graduate Research Symposium, California State University, Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

March 2015

 

Prestosa, J., Sawdon-Bea, J., Thompson, M., Adame, J.,
"For healthy adults ages 18-45 suffering mechanical neck pain from trauma less than 1 month in duration does a Grade V thoracic mobilization (thrust) along with therapeutic activities help improve cervical range of motion and decrease pain more than mobilization Grades 1-1V with therapeutic activities?" Graduate Research Symposium, California State University, Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

March 2015

 

Hoyum, D., Sawdon-Bea, J., Winans, S., Adame, J., "For
patients with subacromial impingement, in combination with
other physical therapy interventions, are concentric or
eccentric exercises more effective in reducing pain?"
Graduate Research Symposium, California State University
Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

March 2015

 

Vargas, M., Hickey C, Thompson, M., Adame, J. "Which
exercises eccentric or concentric; have the greatest
short/term long term benefit in 18-65 year old adults with
shoulder tendonopathy?" Graduate Research Symposium,
California State University Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

May 2011

 

Trueblood, P, Adame, J, "The effects of dual tasking on
community dwelling elderly fallers and non-fallers during
straight line and directional ambulation." Graduate Research
Symposium, California State University Fresno.  Podium Presentation.

May 2011

Adame, J. "Differential diagnosis and treatment of
TarsalTunnel in a female inmate: A Case Report."
Graduate Research Symposium, California State University
Fresno.  Poster Presentation.

Professional Interests/Activities

  • Pilates, group exercise and fitness
  • Soccer

Research

  • Youth sports and concussions
  • Pilates exercise in relation to breathing, mood and anxiety

Services (Recent)

  • Department: Member, Curriculum Committee
  • Department: Member, Space & Equipment Committee
  • Department: Member, Policy Committee
  • Department: Member, Student Affairs Committee
  • Professional: Member, American Physical Therapy Association
  • Professional: Member, APTA Sections: Orthopedics and Education 
  • Professional: Member, Fresno State PT Alumni Association
  • Professional: Member, UCSF Graduate Division Alumni Association
  • Community: Guild Member, Valley Teen Ranch Fundraiser Luncheon

 

 

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