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Peggy A. Houglum, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, PT

Associate Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Athletic Training

Rangos 123
Phone: 412.396.5693

Education:

PhD, Sports Medicine, University of Virginia, 2001
MS, Athletic Training, Indiana State University, 1975
BS, Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota, 1971
Bio

Dr. Peggy Houglum is in the first generation of females in the profession of Athletic Training, and she has been an instructor and mentor for several of the profession's leaders. This fact is reflected in her 2002 induction into the National Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame. She has had over thirty years of clinical experience in both athletic training and physical therapy; therefore, she contributes to two professional programs within the School at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Her past education includes receiving a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Virginia, a Master of Science from Indiana State University (1975) and a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota (1971).

Dr. Houglum's past experience in education includes serving as an instructor in the graduate and undergraduate athletic training programs at Indiana State University and Iowa State University, and she served as a lecturer in Orthopedics (while practicing full-time) at Mount St. Mary's College's Department of Physical Therapy. Prior to joining Duquesne University, she instructed the athletic training master's level course in Orthopedics, assisted with the master's research seminar, and mentored masters level education thesis projects at the University of Virginia while obtaining her doctoral degree. Dr. Houglum has published textbooks in the fields of therapeutic exercise and examination of injuries and has authored chapters in sports medicine textbooks.

Her clinical expertise includes serving as one of the Polyclinic Staff Supervisors for the UCLA Polyclinic (medical staff) for the Los Angeles (1984) Olympic games. Peg Houglum also served as part of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee as part of the medical coverage planning for the 1984. Her other Olympic experiences included the World University Games (Japan, 1985), Olympic Training Center and Sports Festivals (1985,1983, and 1982), and coordinator for the Junior World Championships of Modern Pentathlon in 1983. Dr. Houglum teaches therapeutic exercise courses, health and medicine, and in the upper and lower extremity assessment courses in Duquesne University's Athletic Training Education Curriculum.

Courses

ATHT 302, Art and Science of Athletic Training I: Introductory information on injury examination and assessment, pain, goniometric measurement, manual muscle testing, and foot & ankle injuries. Course is co-taught.

ATHT 303, Art and Science of Athletic Training II: Injury examination and assessment of the shoulder. Course is co-taught.

ATHT 306: Therapeutic Exercise and Reconditioning: rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.

ATHT 405: Health and Medicine in Athletic Training: general health and pathology.

ATHT 411: Practicum IV: Preparation for success as a certified athletic trainer.

ATHT 421: Applied Therapeutic Exercise: Functional and advanced applications of therapeutic exercise.

Publications

TEXTBOOKS AND CHAPTERS:

Houglum PA, Bertoti DB. Brunnstrom's Clinical Kinesiology, 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis, 2012.

Houglum PA. Therapeutic Exercise for Musculoskeletal Injuries, 3rd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 2010. 2nd ed. 2005. 1st ed, 2000.

Shultz SA, Houglum PA, Perrin DH. Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, 3rd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 2010. 2nd ed, 2005. 1st ed, 2000.

Houglum PA, Brumels K. Concepts of rehabilitation and healing. In Hillman SK, ed. Core concepts in athletic training and therapy. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 2012.

Houglum PA, Brumels K. Therapeutic exercise parameters and techniques. In Hillman SK, ed. Core concepts in athletic training and therapy. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 2012.

Houglum PA, Porter DA. Foot, ankle, and leg injuries. In Starkey C, Johnson G, eds. Athletic Training and Sports Medicine. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. 2005.

Houglum PA, Johnson G. Femur, hip, and pelvis injuries. In Starkey C, Johnson G, eds. Athletic Training and Sports Medicine. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. 2005.

Houglum PA, Taylor BA. Lumbar spine injuries. In Starkey C, Johnson G, eds. Athletic Training and Sports Medicine. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. 2005.

ARTICLES:
Carcia RC, Drouin JM, Houglum PA. The influence of a foot orthotic on lower extremity transverse plane kinematics in collegiate female athletes with pes planus. Journal of Sports Science & Exercise Medicine. 5:646-655, 2006.

Hudson MB, Houglum PA. Progressive functional assessment: return to running. Athletic Therapy Today. 11:54-56, 2006.

Houglum, PA. Concepts of rehabilitation of patellofemoral pain syndrome. Athletic Therapy Today. 9:66-71, 2004.

Drouin JM, Houglum, PA, Perrin DH, Gansneder BM: Weight-Bearing and Non-Weight-Bearing Knee-Joint Reposition Sense and Functional Performance. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 12:54-66, 2003.
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