B.S. in Sports Management with emphasis in Athletic Training and Fitness and Wellness,
Southwest Baptist University
Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Certified Athletic Trainer
Fleer AC, Lesh SG, Whittington JC, Whitsel SD, Haynes DR, Wilkens KJ, Biddle LN,
Cummings TF, Neufeld JJ. Comparing the effects of Nintendo® Wii Fit® balance activities
versus traditional balance exercises on overall balance: a healthy subjects study:
A Pilot Study. Poster Presentation. Missouri Physical Therapy Association Spring Meeting,
St. Louis, MO, April 16 – 17, 2010.
Fassold B, Ledford K, Fleer A. Evidence in Practice: Pre-Season Programs for Collegiate
and Professional Pitchers: Efficacy in Preventing Shoulder Pathologies. Poster Presentation.
Missouri Physical Therapy Association Spring Meeting, Osage Beach, MO, April 27-29,
Cook J, Hoaglun J, Fleer A. Evidence in Practice: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
vs. Muscle Energy for Increasing Hamstring Flexibility Among Individuals with Hamstring
Tightness. Poster Presentation. Missouri Physical Therapy Association Spring Meeting,
Osage Beach, MO, April 27-29, 2012.
Fleer A, Graddy J, Meyer L, Meyer T, Rhodes K. The Effectiveness of Increased Step
Rate Decreased Stride Length, and Foot Strike Pattern in Reducing the Incidence of
Running Injury: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Poster Presentation. NEXT Conference
& Exposition, American Physical Therapy Association, Charlotte, NC, June 11 – 14,
Fleer A, Egge K, Gibson H, Martin S, Mathew L. In Healthy Individuals, How Does Muscle
Activation Differ When Performing a Traditional Push-up Compared to a Push-up in a
Suspension System: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation. NEXT Conference & Exposition,
American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN, June 8 - 11, 2016.
Fleer A, Frankenberger R, Hotmer A, Maxey L. The Effects of Kinesio Tape® on Patients
with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation. NEXT
Conference & Exposition, American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN, June
8 - 11, 2016.
Fleer A, Brimhall A, Jarman B, Stack V, Wharton. Do Altered Kinematics & Kinetics
in Gait Increase Prevalence of Low Back Pain in Lower Limb Amputees Compared to Able-bodied
People: A Systematic Review. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy
Association, San Antonio, TX, February 15-18, 2017.
Works PRN (as needed) for a local hospital system in their outpatient physical therapy
American Physical Therapy Association
Missouri Physical Therapy Association
Honors and Awards
“Faculty Service Award” College of Science and Mathematics, Southwest Baptist University,
“SBU Physical Therapy Faculty Award 12-01" given to the most outstanding graduating
student as selected by the faculty of SBU, 2001
Attends South Gate Baptist Church, Springfield
First Impressions Ministry
Children's Ministry Worker
Scoliosis Screenings for Area Schools and Homeschool Organization
Polk County Free Clinic, Polk County Health Department, 2010-2012
Community In Motion 5K, SBU SPTA, Bolivar, MO, Community 5K Events: 2010, 2011