Dr. Greg Dedrick

Director, Physical Therapy Program

Associate Professor of Health Professional Studies

BS, Kinesiology , University of North Texas

MPT, University of Texas Medical Branch

ScD, Texas Tech University

dedrickg@campbell.edu

910-893-1758

Location: Room 138, Carrie Rich Hall


Academic Experience Summary

Dr. Dedrick has conducted 80+ post professional education conferences and been an invited speaker for 16 Regional and National conferences. Areas of teaching expertise include musculoskeletal differential diagnosis and intervention, manual therapy, imaging and screening for medical conditions in physical therapy.


Education
  • Doctor of Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (2005)
  • Master of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX (1996)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (1994)
Professional Memberships
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • NC Physical Therapy Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • Orthopedic and Education Section Member of APTA
Research Interests
  • Clinically relevant anatomy studies
  • Manipulation and mobilazation effect on the neuromuscular system
  • Concussion assessment methods and effect on balance and motor control mechanisms
  • Lumbopelvic control mechanisms during functional tasks
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications (21)

Selected Publications include:

  • Kitani L, Apte GG, Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, Brismée JM.  Effect of variations in forced expiration effort on pelvic floor activation in asymptomatic females.  J Women's Health Phys Ther.  2014;38(1):19-27.
  • Nagar V, Hooper T, Dedrick G, Brismée JM, Sizer P. The effect of recurrent low back pain history on volitional preemptive abdominal activation during a loaded functional reach activity. Spine 2013; In-Press.
  • Lazzarini JM, Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Spinal height changes in response to sustanined and repetitive prone lumbar extension after a period of spinal unloading. J Manipulative & Physiol Ther. 9/2013, accepted.
  • Matthjis OCG, Dedrick GS, James CR, Brismée JM, Hooper TL, McGalliard MK, Sizer PS. Co-contractive activation of the superficial multifidus during volitional preemptive abdominal contraction. PM&R. August 2013, accepted.
  • Lohman C, Smith MP, Dedrick GS, Brismée JM.  Validity of musculoskeletal ultrasound for identification of humeroradial joint chondral lesions: A preliminary investigation.  J Athl Train.  November 2012; accepted
  • Manning DM, Dedrick GS, Sizer PS Brismée JM.  Reliability of a seated three-dimensional passive intervertebral motion test for mobility, end-feel, and pain provocation in patients with cervicalgia.  J Man & Manip.Ther. 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/2042618611Y.0000000023
  • White C, Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, Apte GG, Brismée JM.  The effect of isometric shoulder internal and external rotation on the acromiohumeral distance.  Am J Phys Med Rehabil.  2012;91(3):193-9.
  • Nelson P, Apte G, Justiz R, Brismée JM, Dedrick G, Sizer PS Jr.  Chronic female pelvic pain; Part II:  Differential diagnosis and management.  Pain Prac.  2012;12(2):111-41.
  • Apte G, Nelson P, Brismée JM, Dedrick G, Justiz R, Sizer PS Jr.  Chronic female pelvic pain; Part I:  Clinical pathoanatomy and examination of the pelvic region.  Pain Prac. 2012;12(2):88-110.
  • Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, Sawyer BG, Brismée JM, Smith MP.  Immunohistochemical study of human costotransverse joints:  A preliminary investigation.  Clin Anat.  2011;24(6):741-7.
  • McGalliard MK, Dedrick GS, Brismée JM, Cook CE, Apte GG, Sizer PS Jr.  Changes in transversus abdominis thickness with use of the abdominal drawing-in maneuver during a functional task.  PM R  2010;2(3):187-94.
  • Dedrick GS, Sizer PS, Merkle JN, Hounshell TR, McComb-Robert JJR, Sawyer SF, Brismée JM, James CR.  Effect of sex hormones on neuromuscular control patterns during landing.  J Electromyogr & Kinesiol.  2008;18(1):68-78.
Electronic Educational Publications (12)

Selected Publications include:

  • Phelps V, Dedrick G Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Lower Cervical Spine: Disc, Facet, and Uncovertebral Pathology.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#447 DVD).
  • Phelps V, Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Hip.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#448 DVD).
  • Phelps V, Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Diagnosis-Specific Orthopedic Management of the Foot and Ankle.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#449 DVD).
  • Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismee JM, Phelps V.  Diagnosis Specific Orthopedic Management of the Upper Cervical Spine and Headache.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#450 DVD).
  • Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismee JM, Phelps V.  Diagnosis Specific Orthopedic Management of the Elbow Complex.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#451 DVD).
  • Dedrick G, Sizer PS, Brismee JM, Phelps V.  Diagnosis Specific Orthopedic Management of the Wrist/Hand Complex.  Educational Resources from the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine – Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products, Minneapolis, 2006 (#452 DVD).

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