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Lois Stickley Ph.D. PT

Associate Professor and Program Director, Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Pathway; Assistant Program Director of Physical Therapy Program


  • 1982 Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy - Texas Woman’s University - Denton /Dallas, TX
  • 1987 Master of Science in Health Sciences Instruction - Texas Woman’s University - Denton, TX
  • 2002 Doctor of Philosophy in Family Consumer Sciences Education (Adult Education; emphasis in Motor Behavior) - Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX


  • Texas License: Physical Therapy (1982)
  • Neurodevelopment Treatment - Certificate in Adult Hemiplegia (1988)


  • Professional Behavior
  • Education
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Fall Prevention


(Limit to 20 recent publications)

Stickley L. Parkinson's Disease: Current Evidence for Acute Care Management. Acute Care Perspectives. 2009: 18(2): 8-12.

Stickley L. Content Validity of a Clinical Education Performance Tool: The Physical Therapist Manual for the Assessment of Clinical Skills. Journal of Allied Health. 2005; 34(1): 24-30.

Cook C, Stickley L, Ramey K, & Knotts V. The relationship of reduced access to occupational and physical therapy services and stroke rehabilitation outcomes. Journal of Allied Health. 2005; 34(1): 3-10.

Cook C., Stickley L, Akram N, Benavides Y, Renz C, Ramey K. Inter-rater reliability of coupling pattern observations of the pathological lumbar spine: A pilot study. J. Man Manip Ther. 2004; 12(4): 189-195.

Stickley L & Sawyer S. Update of Parkinson's Disease (2 of 4 contact hours). Short Course at 2008. Annual Conference, Texas Physical Therapy Association. October 24, 2008. Lubbock.

Stickley L, & Wright J. Effects of Frequency and Support in Treadmill Training: Preliminary Results. Poster presentation. III STEP Conference: Linking Movement Science and Intervention. Sponsored by the Neurology and Pediatric Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association. Salt Lake City, UT. July 2005.

Blackmon, B., Caddell, J., Galbraith, Y., Stidham, C., Stickley, L., and B. Wilson. Motion Analysis of the Sit-To-Stand task in Persons With Parkinson’s Disease and Non-Parkinson’s Disease Subjects. December 1999. Poster presentation at APTA Combined Section Meeting. San Antonio, TX. February 2001.

Stickley, L. and K. Rock. Clinical competencies for physical therapy personnel. Platform presentation at the TPTA Annual Conference. Austin, TX. October 8, 2000