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Leslie Allison, PT, PHD

Leslie Allison Instructor Bio:
Dr. Allison has been a DPT faculty member at Winston-Salem State University since 2013, and was a physical therapy educator at Midwestern University and East Carolina University from 2004-2013. She has 12 years of clinical experience in adult neuro-rehabilitation and geriatrics in acute, inpatient and outpatient settings.

Early in her clinical practice she became certified in Adult Neurodevelopmental Treatment and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, later becoming an ABPTS Neurologic Clinical Specialist. Subsequently she followed her strong interest in balance rehabilitation with seven years of experience as a clinical applications specialist for NeuroCom International, Inc. She is an invited speaker who has presented numerous courses on balance rehabilitation and fall prevention nationally and internationally. Her dual research focus includes (1) impaired multi-sensory integration mechanisms in individuals with balance deficits, and (2) fall prevention in older adults. She has published two book chapters and four peer-reviewed articles, and received external funding for research, on these topics. She has provided national professional service in the Neurology and Geriatric Sections of the APTA, as a peer-reviewer for numerous publications, and as an invited member of the CDC’s Division of Injury Prevention Workgroup on Exercise Interventions for Fall Prevention.

Leslie Allison's Continuing Education Courses

Task Analysis and Task Specific Training 1: Theoretical Foundations

Task Analysis and Task Specific Training 1: Theoretical Foundations

Movement is shaped by interactions between the individual, the task, and the environment. This course is the first in a three-part series, and will review the theoretical foundations of the Ecological Approach to understanding movement.… Read Morearrow_right

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Task Analysis and Task Specific Training 2: Clinical Application

Task Analysis and Task Specific Training 2: Clinical Application

Movement is shaped by interactions between the Individual, the Task, and the Environment. This course is the second in a four-part series, and will provide a clinical rationale and systematic methods for the analyses of tasks and environments… Read Morearrow_right

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Task Analysis and Task Specific Training 3: Design and Adaptation

Task Analysis and Task Specific Training 3: Design and Adaptation

Movement is shaped by interactions between the Individual, the Task, and the Environment. This course is the third in a four-part series, and will connect task and environmental analysis to the design and implementation of patient evaluation… Read Morearrow_right

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