Richard A. Rutt PhD, PT, ATC/R

Director, Athletic Training

Professor

Phone (503) 352-7377
Email ruttra@pacificu.edu
A faculty member since 1993

Education

PhD University of Virginia 1988
MS Texas Woman's University 1982
ADN Iowa Western Community College 1975
BA Morningside College 1972

Certifications

Certified Athletic Trainer 2002

Teaching Responsibilites

DPT550 Applied Physiology
DPT630 Musculoskeletal Examination and Interventions for the Extremities
DPT650 Medical Disabilities and Therapeutic Interventions I
DPT651 Medical Disabilities and Therapeutic Interventions II
DPT730 Professional Lecture Series
PDPT700 Evidence-Based Practice/Research

Areas of Interest

Representative Publications

Reisch R, Williams K, Nee RJ, Rutt RA. ULNT2 - Median Nerve Bias: Examiner Reliability and Sensory Responses in Asymptomatic Subjects. The Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy13:1 44-55, 2004

Brewster E, Factora K, Robertson J, Salzman J, Rutt R. Comparison of heart rates in deep and shallow water running at the same rate of perceived exertion. Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy, 9:1, 2001

Owens, A., Menasche, R., Kenney, J., Medeiros, J., Rutt, R. Effectiveness of the auto edema reduction (AER) boot for treatment of edema in acute ankle sprains: A single case study. The Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. 8:3 115-126, 2000

Recent Presentations

2006 Iwakawa T, Kunimura S, Bush K, Rutt R. A Comparison of Antagonistic Isometric Hip Muscle Strength Ratios in Female Athletes With and Without Non-contact ACL Injury. Poster Presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined sections Meeting, San Diego, CA.

2004 "SI Dysfunction: Evaluation and Treatment". Presented to Tokyo Athletic Trainers Association, Tokyo, Japan. Invited Speaker.

2004 Gillard AJZ, Rabon JM, Farrell MK, Banaitis DA, Rutt RA. Predicting Falls in Two Populatons of Older Adults. Platform Presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN.

2004 King C, Johnson J, Salzman J, Rutt R. Prevalence of Back Pain Correlated with Backpack Wearing in the Adolescent Population. Poster Presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN.