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Jennifer Roos, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

DPT Physical Therapy, UC San Francisco and California State University, Fresno 2013
MPT Physical Therapy, California State University, Fresno 2000
BS Exercise Science with option: Exercise Physiology, California State University, Fresno 1997

Courses Taught (entry-level DPT)

  • 507 Foundations of Patient Assessment and Clinical Management in Physical Therapy I
  • 508 Foundations of Patient Assessment and Clinical Management in  Physical Therapy II 
  • 536 Physical Therapy Management of Body Systems
  • 557 Clinical Experience I
  • 558 Clinical Experience II
  • 559 Clinical Experience III
  • 593 Professional Colloquium I
  • 594 Professional Colloquium II
  • 596 Introduction to Case Reports
  • 598 Doctoral Project

Professional Interests/Activities

Research

  • Aquatics
  • Amputation and Gait Analysis 
  • Graduate Student Success and Peer Mentoring

Committee Work

  • Department: Graduate Program Coordinator
  • Department: Outcomes Committee  (Chair)
  • Department: Recruitment, Admissions, Retention Committee (member)
  • Department: Curriculum Committee (member)  
  • College: Graduate Culture Committee (member)

Professional Membership

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • APTA Sections: Acute Care, Aquatics, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary, Education, Geriatrics, Home Health, Women's Health
  • APTA Aquatics Section Education Committee Member
  • APTA Special Interest Groups: Education Section, Geriatrics Section
  • SJV District Representative 
  • S.A.F.E. Coalition
  • American Heart Association
  • International Mentoring Association
  • Endometriosis Association
  • Fresno State Alumni Association
  • UCSF Graduate Division Alumni Association

Scholarly Activities

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

Roos J, Miller M, Singh B. 48-Year old male receives immediate physical therapy examination s/p rotating platform TKA in the acute-care setting. CSM; National Conference. San Antonio, TX. February 2017.

Roos J, Hickey C, Zarrinkhameh L, Trueblood P. Leadership and Collaboration through peer-mentoring in Physical Therapy Education. UNM; National Mentoring Conference. New Mexico, October 2016.

Hickey C, Roos J, Zarrinkhameh L, Trueblood P, Attygalle S, Carranza

M, Vo H. The Development of Early Professional Identity, Using multiple long-term mentoring strategies, to meet a program specific model. CPTA Annual State Conference. Santa Clara, CA October 2016.

Williams C, Roos J. Complex regional pain syndrome physical therapy diagnosis: A case report. CPTA Annual State Conference. Santa Clara, CA. October 2016.

Miller M, Roos J. Early Physical Therapy Intervention in the acute setting s/p TKA. CPTA Annual State Conference. Santa Clara, CA. October 2016.

Carranza M, Roos J. Is Physical Therapy effective for a middle-aged female 4-years post hemorrhagic stroke? A case report. CPTA Annual State Conference. Santa Clara, CA. October 2016.

Non Peer-Reviewed Presentations

Roos J, Zarrinkhameh L. DPT Service Learning through Peer Mentoring: Students Helping Students. Presidents Showcase of Excellence 2017. California State University, Fresno. April 2017.

Roos J, Singh B, Ward N. Fresno State Interdisciplinary Amputee Clinic. CHHS Research Showcase & Celebrating our Engagement Event. California State University, Fresno. April 2017.

Bae A, Singh B, Roos J. The Effects of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in Comparison To Traditional Prosthetic Training on Unilateral Lower Limb Amputee Gait: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence-Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

Bailey B, Walker D, Roos J. The Effects of Conservative Therapy with Kinesio Taping Versus Conservative Therapy alone in Adults with Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain on Disability and Pain: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence-Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

Carranza M, Roos J, Rivera M. Is Mirror therapy an effective adjunct to traditional inpatient care for treating upper limb hemiparesis and spasticity in individuals post stroke? A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence-Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

Crespin M, Hajela N, Roos J. The Effects of Mud Pack Therapy versus Hot Pack Treatment To Improve Functionality and Decrease Pain in Older Adults Suffering With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

Li M, Adame-Walker J, Roos J. The Effects of Pool-Based Aerobic Exercise versus Land-Based Aerobic Exercise for Decreasing Pain in Adults with Fibromyalgia: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

Miller M, Singh B, Roos J. Abnormal Muscle Activity and Ground Reaction Forces Associated with Gait Deviations in Unilateral Transtibial Amputees: A Pilot Study. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

Taba L, Walker D, Roos J. The Short-Term Effects of Kinesio Taping compared to Sham Taping in Adults with Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain on Disability and Pain: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

William C, Roos J, Rivera M. The Effects of Adding Task-Based Activities to Mirror Therapy on Upper Extremity Motor Function in Post Stroke Individuals: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Fresno, CA. March 2017.

Roos J, Hickey, C, Zarrinkhameh, L, Trueblood, P. Department of Physical Therapy pilot study development of a peer mentoring model. Presidents Showcase of Excellence 2016. California State University, Fresno. May 2016.

Carranza M, Roos J. Is Physical Therapy Intervention effective for a middle-aged female 4-years post hemorrhagic stroke? A Case Report. 8th Annual Graduate Research and Creative Writing Symposium. California State University, Fresno. May 2016.

Crespin M, Roos J. Post-Surgical Interventions for a 44-y.o. Patient With an ACL and MCL Allograft Reconstruction: A Case Report. 8th Annual Graduate Research and Creative Writing Symposium. California State University, Fresno. May 2016.

Lai M, Roos J. Nonspecific Trochanteric Bursitis in a Patient with a History of THA: A Case Report. 8th Annual Graduate Research and Creative Writing Symposium. California State University, Fresno. May 2016.

Mitchell M, Roos J. Certified Nursing Assistant Receives a Multi-Dimensional Therapeutic Intervention for Low Back Injury Sustained During Patient Handling: A Case Report.8th Annual Graduate Research and Creative Writing Symposium. California State University, Fresno. May 2016.

Roos J, Hickey, C, Zarrinkhameh, L, Trueblood, P. Development of a novel peer-mentoring model in an entry-level DPT program. CHHS Research Showcase & Celebrating our Engagement Event. California State University, Fresno. April 2016.

Baudendistel M, Roos J, Singh B, Barrows D. The Effect of Two Rehabilitation Protocols on Return-to-Play Time in Athletes With an Acute Hamstring Strain: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, Fresno State, Fresno, CA. March 2016.

Getz S, Roos J, Sawdon-Bea J, Brogan A. Effects of Hatha Yoga on Physical Function in Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, Fresno State, Fresno, CA. March 2016.

Kosareff D, Roos J, Singh B, Barrows D. The Effectiveness of Lengthening Exercises versus Progressive Agility Training on Return to Sport in Athletes with Acute Hamstring Strains: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, Fresno State, Fresno, CA. March 2016.

Sandhu H, Roos J, Sawdon-Bea J, Brogan A. Effectiveness of Hatha Yoga on quality of life in adults with knee osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, Fresno State, Fresno, CA. March 2016.

Vo H, Singh B, Roos J, Sawdon-Bea J. Effect Of BMI And Fitness on Walking Gait in Obese and Normal Weight Adult Females. Fresno State DPT Evidence Based Research Symposium, Fresno State, Fresno, CA. March 2016.

Chan B, Roos J. Using FUN in FUNctional Rehabilitation for Postoperative Lumbar Laminectomy. Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2014.

Aliotti A, Roos J. Functional training for a female patient with Scleroderma & Amputation. Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2014.

Alkan H, Roos J. Acute Care Physical Therapy Intervention for Stem-cell transplantation. Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2014.

Person B, Roos J. Multidimensional physical therapy approach for Cerebellar ataxia. Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2014.

Voelz K, Roos J. A non-ambulatory adult with Cerebral Palsy can therapeutic intervention change Quality of Life? Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2014.

Roos J, Duttarer J, Hickey C, Morrison N. Fresno State Physical Therapy Curriculum Analysis for Women’s Health Content. Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2013.

Roos J. FES Cycling in a patient with Multiple Sclerosis. Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2013.

Alkan H, Chan B, Person B, Duttarer J, Roos J, Morrison N. Prevalence and Use of Women’s Health Physical Therapy in the Central Valley and the Central Coast of California. Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, California State University, Fresno. May 2013.

 

 

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