Associate Professor, School of Physical Therapy
Cheryl is establishing a research record in the area of examination of the psychometric properties of the Clinical Performance Instrument, an outcome tool used to assess physical therapist student performance while working with patients in the clinical environment. She is also currently interested in examining the use of physical agents in today's physical therapy practice.
• Adams, C.L., Glavin, K., Hutchins, K., Lee, T., & Zimmermann, C. (Fall 2008). An evaluation of the internal reliability, construct validity, and predictive validity of the Physical Therapist Clinical Performance Instrument (PT CPI). Journal of Physical Therapy Education: 22(2), 42-50.
• Adams, C., Hollins, S., Dyer, J., & Young, G. Interrater reliability of the physical therapist clinical performance instrument. Presented at the APTA's Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA, February, 2006.
• Adams, C., Hilt, J., Stinson, T., & Smalley, N. A reliability study of the physical therapist clinical performance instrument utilizing videotaped student performance. Presented at the APTA's Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February, 2005.
• Adams, C. An evaluation of the reliability and validity of the physical therapist clinical performance instrument. Presented at the APTA's National Clinical Education Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2003.
• Adams, C. A Descriptive study evaluating the reliability and validity of the APTA clinical performance instrument. Presented at the APTA's Combined Sections Meeting,Boston, MA, February 2002.
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