Lori Bolgla

Kellett Chair of Allied Health Sciences

Lori Bolgla

Kellett Chair of Allied Health Sciences

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

  • (706) 721-1517
  • (706) 721-3209
  • EC 1334

Education

  • Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science University of Kentucky, 2005

  • MS, Physical Therapy/Therapist Medical College of Georgia, 1998

  • BS, Physical Therapy/Therapist Medical College of Georgia, 1993

  • MACC, Accounting University of Georgia, 1985

  • BBA, Accounting University of Georgia, 1984

Certifications

  • Georgia Board of Athletic Trainers 1999

  • Georgia Board of Physical Therapy Georgia Secretary of State, 1993

  • PTL Georgia Secretary of State, 1993

Awards & Honors

  • International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy Achievement of Distinction – Outstanding Research Manuscript Excellence Award APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section, 2017

  • “Excellence in Research” award finalist, Sports Physical Therapy Section Research Committee APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section, 2017

  • Georgia Regents University Faculty Development Fellowship-Teaching Scholars Track 2015

  • CAHS Faculty Research Award 2015

  • Georgia Health Sciences University Academy of Educators Inductee 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 7222

    Found of Phy Therapy
  • PTHP 7223

    Gen Con Patient Mgmt II
  • CAHS 9210

    Investigation of a Problem
  • PHAS 5131

    Orthopedics
  • PTHP 8204

    Research IV
  • CAHS 9001

    Advanced Topics
  • PTHP 7121

    Gen Concepts Pt Mgmt I
  • PTHP 9144

    Medical Conditions 4
  • PTHP 8132

    Orthopaedics II
  • PTHP 9106

    Research VI
  • CAHS 9010

    Seminar - Research HealthCare: Doctoral Seminar
  • PTHP 9394

    Elective
  • PTHP 7331

    Orthopaedics I
  • PTHP 7303

    Research III
  • PTHP 8305

    Research V

Teaching Interests

Biomechanics Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Individuals With Patellofemoral Pain Have Less Hip Flexibility Than Controls Regardless of Treatment Outcome., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes Remain Improved 6-Months Post Patellofemoral Pain Rehabilitation, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Relative Electromyographic Activity in Trunk, Hip, and Knee Muscles during Unilateral Weight Bearing Exercises: Implications for Rehabilitation, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Pain, Function, and Strength Outcomes for Males and Females with Patellofemoral Pain Who Participate in Either a Hip/Core- or Knee-Based Rehabilitation Program, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Hip and Core versus Knee-Muscle Strengthening for the Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain: a multicentre randomized controlled trial, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Management of Individuals with Patellofemoral Pain Kinesiological Applications of Electromyography Etiology of Patellofemoral Joint Osteoarthritis

Department Service

  • Chair of Department of Physical Therapy Search Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Sports Medicine Physical Therapist 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Faculty Search Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Health Physical Therapist 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Student Affairs Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Alpha Eta 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • College of Allied Health Sciences Alumni Association Board 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Graduate Council Faculty Appointment Subcommittee 2015 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Augusta University Practice Group Board of Directors 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • CAHS Representative to Graduate School Faculty Council 2014 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

University Service

  • Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta University Educational Innovation Institute Journal Scout 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta University Alumni Society Board 2013 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • University Dispute Resolution and Grievance Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Physical Therapy Reviews 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Gait and Posture 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Physical Therapy Journal 2012 - Present

    Role: Other