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Doctor of Physical Therapy

Bryon Ballantyne

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Associate Professor

1320 West Lombard Street
CHS261
Davenport, Iowa 52804

563-333-6411

BallantyneBryonT@sau.edu

reality outstanding teaching

Teaches human gross anatomy and functional anatomy as well as evidence-based practice. His clinical experience is mainly in the area of outpatient orthopaedics. He has received recognition for accomplishments in clinical research and has authored several research articles related to motor control and biomechanics of lower extremity injuries.

 

Education and Training

PhD, University of Iowa
Physical Rehabilitation Science

MA, ibid
Physical Therapy

Certificate of Physical Therapy, ibid

BA, University of Northern Iowa
Biology

 

Current Teaching Responsibilities in the Entry-level Physical Therapy Program
  • DPT 500 Human Gross Anatomy, Fall Semester
  • DPT 531 Functional Anatomy, Fall Semester
  • DPT 650 Issues in Research I, Spring Semester
  • DPT 705 Critical Inquiry, Spring Semester
  • DPT 790 Evidence-based Practice, Summer Session

 

Areas of Professional Interest
  • Evidence Based Practice

 

Recent Publications and Presentations

Integrating Evidence into Practice. IPTA Annual Spring Conference, Ames, IA, 2008

McCrory JL, Quick NE, Shapiro R, Ballantyne BT, Davis IS. The effect of a single treatment of the ProtonicsTM system on lower extremity kinematics during gait and the lateral step up exercise. Gait & Posture, 2007; 25:544-548.

Ballantyne BT, Shields RK. Muscle fatigue alters neuromuscular performance during resisted weight bearing exercise. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, 2006.

Denton J, Willson JD, Ballantyne BT, McClay Davis IS. The Addition of the Protonics Brace System to a Standard Patellofemoral Rehabilitation Protocol: Effect on Clinical Measures and Efficacy. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther, 2005; 35:210-219.

McCrory JL, Quick NE, Shapiro R, Ballantyne BT, McClay Davis IS. The effect of a single treatment of the Protonics system on biceps femoris and gluteus medius activation during gait and the lateral step up exercise. Gait & Posture, 2004; 19:148-53.

Leetun DT, Ireland ML, Willson JD, Ballantyne BT, McClay Davis IS. Core stability measures as risk factors for lower extremity injury in athletes. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2004; 36:926-934.

Ireland ML, Willson JD, Ballantyne BT, McClay Davis IS. Hip Strength in Females With and Without Patellofemoral Pain. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther, 2003; 33:671-676.

Ott SM, Ireland ML , Pace J, Ballantyne BT, McClay Davis IS. Comparison of outcomes between males and females after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surg, Sports Traumatol, Arthrosc, 2003; 11:75-80.

Sathe VK, Ireland ML, Ballantyne BT, Quick NE, McClay Davis IS. Acute effects of the Protonics system on patellofemoral alignment: An MRI study. Knee Surg, Sports Traumatol, Arthrosc, 2002; 10:44-48.

Ireland ML, Ballantyne BT, Little K, McClay IS. A radiographic analysis of the relationship between the size and shape of the intercondylar notch and anterior cruciate ligament injury. Knee Surg, Sports Traumatol, Arthrosc, 2001; 9:200-205.

 

Honors and Awards
  • St. Ambrose University Gradate Professor of the Year, 2011
  • Clinical Research Award, Iowa Physical Therapy Association, 2004
  • Mary McMillan Scholarship recipient, American Physical Therapy Association, 1991


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