Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Michael Lehr

Dr. Lehr

 

Michael Lehr
Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy


B.S., Lock Haven University
M.P.T., University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
D.P.T., Temple University

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Dr. Lehr teaches clinical examination, clinical interventions I & II, and selected physical therapy practice topics: high velocity low amplitude thrust grade V mobilizations module. His research interests include skilled Interventions in terms of manual therapy and functional/corrective exercise, and clinical decision making within musculoskeletal management. Clinical practice area is orthopedics.

Dr. Lehr's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Lehr, M. E. & Onks, C. (2016, August). Predictive value of the FMS - pros and cons.  Presentation at the Penn State Hershey Sports Symposium, Hershey, PA.

Lehr, M. E., Kime, D., Onks, C, Silvis, M. & Streisel M. (2016). Development of a preliminary evidenced-based neuromusculoskeletal exercise guideline to reduce injury risk in the lower limb: Literature review. Physical Therapy in Sport, doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.08.012. http://ac.els-cdn.com/S1466853X16300918/1-s2.0-S1466853X16300918-main.pdf?_tid=bac22bdc-de86-11e6-964f-00000aacb35f&acdnat=1484858272_a01a627eacdcdb718b863953f50041b8

Lehr, M. E. (2016, January). Instrument-assisted soft tissue techniques. Presentation at HawkGrips, Allentown PA.

Lehr, M. E. (2016, January). Neuromuscular exercise prescription.  Presentation at the Phoenix Rehab, Sellersville, PA.

Onks, C. & Lehr, M. (2016, August 3). Functional Movement Screen: Beneficial in predicting injury or just a waste of time? Presentation at the 4th Annual Central PA Sports Medicine Symposium, Hershey, PA.

Dr. Lehr's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Butler, R. J., Lehr, M. E., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Plisky, P. J. (2013). Dynamic balance performance and noncontact lower extremity injury in college football players: An initial study. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 5, 417-422.

Butler, R. J., Lehr, M. E., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Plisky, P. J. (August 23, 201). Dynamic balance performance and noncontact lower extremity injury in college football players: An initial study. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 5, 417-422.

Lehr, M. E., Plisky, P. J., Butler, R. J., Fink, M. L., Kiesel, K. B., & Underwood, F. B. (2013). Field-expedient screening and injury risk algorithm categories as predictors of noncontact lower extremity injury. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 23(4), e225-e232.

Dr. Lehr's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Fink, M. L., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). Lebanon Valley College -- Guest editorial. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 117.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (January 2011). Evaluation of a manual therapy technique versus clinical device for scapular mobilization: A reliability and validity study. Poster Presentation, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (November 2012). Evaluation of a manual scapular mobilization technique: A reliability study. Poster Presented at the APTA of Maryland Fall Chapter Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Fink, M. L., Lehr, M. E., Cummings, B. K., Hribick, J. R., Pipkin, M. A., & Szigethy, J. T. (October 2011). Evaluation of a manual therapy technique versus clinical device for scapular mobilization: A reliability and validity study. Poster Presented at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Valley Forge, PA.

Fisher, J., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). The use of a clinical prediction rule and clinical practice guidelines to manage a patient with hip pain: A case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 126-130.

Lehr, M. E., & Fink, M. L. (October 2012). A practical approach to medical and movement screening for the lumbopelvic hip complex for today's autonomous practitioner. Private Practice Special Interest Group Presentation at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Lancaster, PA.

Lehr, M. E., & Ritchie, J. (2013). Utilization of a collaborative and interdepartmental student-centered approach in the development of a technology-based application prototype to complement entry-level didactic instruction for cervicothoracic musculoskeletal management. Abstract Accepted June 2011 for Combined Sections Meeting in 2013. San Diego, CA.

Sabol, N., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). Clinical application of the classification system in the musculoskeletal management of a patient with chronic neck pain: A case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 131-136.

Willow, A., & Lehr, M. E. (2012). The use of an impairment based treatment program to improve the sit-to stand task following total knee arthroplasty: A case report. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 24(3), 118-124.