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Patricia Reger

Biographical Information

Patricia Reger

Education

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Kinesiology, May 2006, Temple University, College of Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA, Dissertation:  Myocardial ischemia/reperfusion tolerance with exercise in hypertension. 
  • Master of Science, Physical Therapy, August, 1994, Temple University, College of Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA, Thesis:  The effects of closed chain exercise on functional strength in patients with knee pathology.
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, August, 1987, Temple University, College of Allied Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA.

Licenses and Certificates

  • Pennsylvania Physical Therapy License:  PT-006415-L
  • New Jersey Physical Therapy License:  QA-04239
  • Specialty Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the APTA (OCS) 1995-2005 
  • Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation Certification
  • American Red Cross First Aid Certification

Associations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physical Therapy Association

Journal Articles

Presentations

  • “Acute Exercise Worsens Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Tolerance in Hypertension.” American College of Sports Medicine’s Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise, Indianapolis, IN, September 29, 2006.
  • “Myocardial Hypoperfusion/Reperfusion Tolerance with Exercise Training in Hypertension.”  Student-Faculty Research Symposium, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, December 1, 2005.
  • “Compensatory Hypertrophy Secondary to Pressure and Volume Overload Improves Myocardial Hypoperfusion/Reperfusion Tolerance.”Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN, June, 2005.
  • “Exercise Training and Coronary Resistance in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats.” Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2004.
  • “Myocardial Hypoperfusion/Reperfusion Tolerance with Exercise Training in Hypertension.” ACSM, Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Harrisburg, PA, November, 2005.
  • “Compensatory Hypertrophy Secondary to Pressure and Volume Overload Improves Myocardial Hypoperfusion/Reperfusion Tolerance.” ACSM, Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Fernwood, PA, November, 2004.
  • “The effects of closed chain exercise on functional performance in patients with knee pathology.” World Conference of Physical Therapy, Washington, D.C., June, 1995.
  • “The effects of closed chain exercise on functional performance in patients with knee pathology.” State Conference of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association, Bala Cynwyd, PA, October, 1994.
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