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Cynthia Wright

Cynthia Wright

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-3244
Fax: (509) 777-4943
Office Location: Robinson Science Hall 108
E-mail: cwright@whitworth.edu

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Education:
  • Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.Ed, Texas State University San-Marcos
  • B.A., Whitworth College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty:  2012

Areas of Specialization / Expertise:
  • Research on the mechanisms and treatment of chronic ankle instability, including lower extremity biomechanics during physical activity
  • Research using patient oriented outcomes measures to assess disease status and treatment efficacy 
  • Clinical acute care of athletic injuries
  • Clinical experience as a volunteer medical Spanish translator

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors:

Selected Publications:

  • Wright, CJ, Arnold BL, Ross SE, Ketchum JK, Ericksen JJ, and Pidcoe PE. "Clinical exam results but not injury history differs among individuals with Functional Ankle Instability and copers." Journal of Athletic Training, In Press, (2012)
  • Wright, CJ, Arnold BL., "Fatigue Affects Eversion Force Sense in Individuals with and without Functional Ankle Instability." Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, (2012)
  • Wright, CJ, Arnold BL, & Ross SE. "Functional ankle instability is associated with lower health related quality of life." Journal of Athletic Training, (2011);
  • Wright, CJ, Arnold BL. "Review of Eversion Force Sense Characteristics in Individuals with Functional Ankle Instability." Athletic Training & Sports Health Care, (2011)
  • Wright, CJ, Arnold BL, Coffey, TC, & Pidcoe, PE. "Reliability of the modified Oxford Foot Model During Gait in Healthy Adults." Gait & Posture, (2011)

 

Selected Presentations:

  • Wright CJ, Arnold BL, Ross SE. "Peak posterior ground reaction forces differ between individuals with Functional Ankle Instability and copers," Presented at the Fifth International Ankle Symposium, Lexington, Ky, (2012)
  • Wright CJ, Arnold BL, Ross SE, Ketchum JM, Pidcoe PE. "Increased Forefoot Inversion During Walking Gait in Individuals with Functional Ankle Instability," Thematic poster session for the 2012 National Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium, St. Louis, Mo. Published Abstract: Journal of Athletic Training, (2012)
  • Wright CJ, Arnold BL, Ross SE, Pidcoe PE., "Validation of a Recalibrated Cumberland Ankle Instability Tool Cutoff Score for Chronic Ankle Instability," Poster session for the 2011 National Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium, Finalist for doctoral abstracts, New Orleans, La., (2011)
  • Wright CJ, Arnold BL. "Reliability of the Oxford Foot Model During Gait in Healthy Adults," Podium presentation for the 2nd Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community, Seattle (2010)
  • Wright CJ, Arnold BL, "Relationship between general health and ankle disability in individuals with and without Functional Ankle Instability," Podium presentation for the 2010 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (2010), Published Abstract: Medical Science Sports Exercise (2010)

 

Selected Honors:

  • Doctoral Poster Finalist, NATA Research & Education Foundation Free Communication, (2011)
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education, (2011)
  • NATA Research and Education Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, (2009)
  • NCAA Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics, (2005)
  • NATA Research and Education Foundation Graduate Scholarship (2005)
  • Bill Robertson Graduate Scholarship, NATA District 10 (2005)
  • NATA Research and Education Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship, (2004)
  • Naseby Rinehart Scholarship, NATA District 10 (2004).
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