Dr. Walter Jenkins

Dr. Walter L. Jenkins, PT, DHS, LATC, ATC

Dr. Walter L. Jenkins, PT, DHS, LATC, ATC

Professor and Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Allied Health Sciences
Health Sciences Building, 2410B
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
jenkinsw@ecu.edu

 

 

 

 

Research Focus

Rehabilitation and treatment of orthopaedic and sport injuries to the foot, ankle, knee, and shoulder.

Education History

Doctor of Health Science
University of Indianapolis

MS, Physical Therapy
Indiana Central University

MS, Physical Education
West Virginia University

BPE, Physical Education and Health
Purdue University

Selected Publications

Myers B, Jenkins WL , Killian C, Rundquist PJ. Normative data for hop tests in high school and collegiate basketball and soccer players. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 2015; 9(5): 596-603 Link

Jenkins WL , Williams DS, Bevil B, Stanley S, Blemker M, Taylor D. Gender and foot orthotic effect on frontal plane hip motion during landing from a vertical jump. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 2011; 27(2): 130-136 Link

Kinzer A, Jenkins WL, Urch SE, Shelbourne KD. Rehabilitaiton following knee dislocation with lateral side injury: implementation of the knee symmetry model. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 2010; 5(3): 155-165 Link

Biggs A, Jenkins WL, Urch SE, Shelbourne KD. Rehabilitation for patients following ACL reconstruction : a knee symmetry model. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 2009; 4(1):2-12 Link

Jenkins WL, Williams DS, Durland A, Adams B, O’Brien K. Foot orthotic devices decrease transverse plane motion at the hip during landing from a forward jump in healthy females, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 2009; 25:387-395 Link

Jenkins WL, Raedeke S, Williams DS: The relationship between the use of foot orthoses and knee ligament injury in female collegiate basketball players, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2008; 98(3):207-211 Link

Teaching

PTHE 8007 Functional Anatomy
PTHE 8100 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy 1
PTHE 8500 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy 3
PTHE 8906 Clinical Speciality Concentration
PTHE 8907 Research Concentration