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Phyllis Wenthe

Professor


Teaches introductory courses on the skills and procedures used in the examination and treatment of conditions that impact occupational performance; use of adaptive equipment, adaptive methods, and environmental impact are also examined.

Her clinical practice and research interests focus on the social participation of adolescents with a disability. She is particularly interested in health promotion across the lifespan.

Dr. Wenthe is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and Iowa Occupational Therapy Association.

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Education and Training


  • PhD, University of Iowa Health & Sport Studies
  • MEd, St. Ambrose University Post-secondary Disability Services
  • BS, University of Kansas Occupational Therapy

Recent Publications


Morrissey, J., Wenthe, P.J., Janz, Letuchy, E.M., Levy, S.M., & Janz, K.F. (2012). Specific types of family support and adolescent non-school physical activity levels. Pediatric Exercise Science, 24(3), 333-46.

Wenthe, P.J., Janz, K.F., Levy, S.M. (2009). Gender similarities and differences in factors associated with adolescent moderate-vigorous physical activity. Pediatric Exercise Science, 21(3), 291-304.

Janz, K.F., Letuchy, E.M., Wenthe, P., & Levy, S.M. (2008). Measuring activity in children and adolescents using self-report: PAQ-C and PAQ-A. Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(4), 767-772.


More About Dr. Wenthe

Courses Taught

MOT 440 Kinesiology I: Analysis of Movement
MOT 486: Skills & Adaptations for Occupational Performance
MOT 589: Occupational Studies & Participation in Pediatrics
Research courses
Special Topics classes in the area of adaptive sports

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