Dr. Kegelmeyer has over 30 years of clinical experience and is currently a Professor of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The Ohio State University. She has extensive clinical expertise, having worked in acute care and outpatient therapy, and spent 10 years as director of physical therapy at a skilled nursing facility. Currently she works as a consultant at the Movement Disorders Clinic at Wexner Medical Center, Ohio State University. She studies mobility and fall prevention in individuals with neurodegenerative diseases and the elderly. Her publication titles include "Use of the Tinetti Mobility Test in Parkinson and Huntington’s Disease" and "Use of Dance, Dance Revolution to Improve Balance in Huntington’s Disease." She is also one of the co-authors of the textbook Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice.
Mobility is a complex and high-level activity involving both motor and cognitive skills. This course describes the interrelationship of cognition, mobility and exercise. Cognition plays… read more
Rehabilitation therapists provide services to clients with a variety of cognitive disorders. With the advent of direct access and autonomous practice, it is important for… read more
Parkinson's disease and related disorders are systemic disorders resulting in complex issues impacting health, function and participation. Therapists must be equipped to provide care in… read more
Parkinson disease and related disorders are systemic disorders resulting in complex issues impacting health, function and participation. Therapists must be equipped to provide care in… read more