Josh Layman, D.P.T., Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D., Northcentral University
  • D.P.T., Southwest Baptist University
  • M.P.T., Southwest Baptist University
  • B.S. in Biology, Missouri State University
  • A.A., Ozarks Technical Community College
Certifications
  • Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Selected Presentations

  • Layman J, Emond D, Vu D. Increasing Gait Velocity in Patients Following Stroke: Single vs. Multi-intervention Approach. Poster Presentation. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Anaheim, CA, February 17-20, 2016.
  • Layman J, Albers B, Boyle S, Pontecorvo N. Safety and effectiveness of lowering blood pressure using a cardiovascular exercise program after transient ischemic attack or minor stroke: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Anaheim, CA, February 17-20, 2016.
  • Layman J., Fajardo A., Meusborn A., Welch M., What level of intensity of aerobic exercise produces the largest positive change in BDNF levels in healthy human subjects: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation, American Physical Therapy Association – NEXT, National Harbor, MD, June 2015.
  • Layman J., Hsia E., Isaacs M., Nguyen E., Shonk K., Is aquatic therapy more effective in improving Gross Motor Function Measure scores than land-based therapy in pediatric cerebral palsy patients?: A Systematic Review. Poster Presentation, American Physical Therapy Association – NEXT, National Harbor, MD, June 2015.
  • Layman J.,  Gelvezon N., Sweet R., Poteat M., Vibration as an effective treatment for reducing spasticity in patients with a neurological impairment.  Poster Presentation, American Physical Therapy Association – Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, February 2015.
  • Layman J., Snell A., Schmidt H., Schmidt T. Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries create neuroplastic changes in the central nervous system: a systematic review.  Poster Presentation, American Physical Therapy Association – NEXT Meeting, Charlotte, NC,  June, 2014.
  • Layman J., Bennett J., Cayce D., Choate D. Functional outcomes of early mobilization on stroke recovery. A Systematic Review.  Poster Presentation, American Physical Therapy Association – Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA,  February, 2014.
  • Layman J., Bohl L., Richards A., Scandrett N. Constraint Induced Therapy Outcomes on the Lower Extremity: A Systematic Review.  Poster Presentation, American Physical Therapy Association – Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA,  February, 2014.

Professional Organizations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Missouri Physical Therapy Association

Honors and Awards

  • American Physical Therapy Association - Special recognition for best poster in neurological rehabilitation at NEXT 2015
  • American Physical Therapy Association - Special recognition for best poster in aquatic rehabilitation at NEXT 2015

Church/Community Service

  • Attends High Street Baptist Church
  • Medical Mission Trip - Haiti (Co-leader of SBU Physical Therapy Team) – August 2014
  • Medical Mission Trip - Peru (Co-leader of SBU Physical Therapy Team) – November 2011
  • Medical Mission Trip - India (Member of SBU Physical Therapy Team) – December 2000