Faculty Profile


Valerie Moody

Valerie Moody

Professor

Email: valerie.moody@mso.umt.edu
Office: McGill 238C

Current Position

Athletic Training Program Director

Courses

ATEP 534 AT Techniques I

ATEP 566 Therapeutic Modalities

ATEP 572 Therapeutic Exercise

ATEP 578 Org & Admin in AT

ATEP 541 Practicum in AT II

ATEP 550 Practicum in AT III

ATEP 551 Practicum in AT IV

ATEP 569 Clinical Anatomy Lab

KIN 322 Kinesiology

AHAT 210/213 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Education

2006    Doctorate of Philosophy in Education, Emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction

University of South Florida

1999    Masters of Arts in HPER, Specialization in Exercise Science

            University of Nebraska at Omaha     

1997    Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Emphasis in Athletic Training

            University of Northern Colorado, Summa Cum Laude

Research Interests

Athletic Training Education, Active Learning Strategies, Therapeutic Modalities, Concussion Legislation, Clinical Education

Publications

Beauregard, T, Vaile, J, Whitney, L, Moody, VJ. One More Round: The Best Materials for Cooling Facial Tissues in 60 Seconds or Less. Journal of Athletic Medicine (2014).

Moody, VJ. Rescuer Round Up.  Athletic Therapy Today. September, 2011.

Wao, HO, Singh, O, Rich, V, Hohlfeld, TN, Buckmaster, M, Passmore, D, Tonry, C, Onwuegbuzie, AJ, & Jiao,QG. Relationship between reading ability and perceived barriers towards reading empirical articles among graduate students. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, December, 2009.

Rich, VJ.  Employment Characteristics, Educational Histories, and Pedagogical Training of Athletic Training Educators in Entry- Level CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Education Programs. Athletic Training Education Journal, Sep-Dec, 2009.

Chen, AL, Rich VJ, & Barry, EM, Sterett, WI. Variability of single versus double leg stance radiographs for preoperative planning for high tibial osteotomy. Journal of Knee Surgery, 22(3), 2009.

Sterett WI, Miller BS, Joseph, TA, Rich, VJ, Bain, EM. Posterior tibial slope after medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy of the varus degenerative knee. Journal of Knee Surgery, 22(1), 2009.

Rich, VJ.  Clinical instructor’s and athletic training student’s perception of teachable moments in an athletic training clinical education setting. Journal of Athletic Training, May-June, 2009.

Rich, VJ, Kedrowski, JJ, Richter, ST.  Profiles of CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Education Programs. Athletic Training Education Journal, July-Sep 2008.

Miller, B, Joseph, TA, Barry, EM, Rich, VJ, & Sterett, WI.  Determinants of patient satisfaction and outcome after medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy.  Journal of Knee Surgery, April, 2007.

Cuppett, M, & Rich, VJ. You just took a job where? A relocation guide for athletic trainers.  Athletic Therapy Today, November, 2006.

Rich, VJ, & McCaslin, E. Central cord syndrome in a high school wrestler: A case report. Journal of Athletic Training, July-September, 2006.

Rich, VJ.  Creative Teaching Techniques: Anatomy Bingo. Athletic Therapy Today, July, 2006.

Rich, VJ.  Creative Teaching Techniques: Darts.  Athletic Therapy Today, July, 2006.

Rich, VJ.  Creative Teaching Techniques: Mock Trial.  Athletic Therapy Today, July, 2006.

Rich, VJ, Steadman, JR, & Sterett, WI.  (2002).  Alpine Skiing. In M. Mellion, W. Walsh, C. Madden, et al. (Eds). The Team Physician’s Handbook, 3rd ed., Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus.

Honors

2016- MTATA Outstanding Service Award

2015- NWATA Outstanding Service Award

2014- NATA Athletic Training Service Award

2014- Cramer Professional Development Award

2008-2016- NATA Public Relations Contest Winner

Pedagogy Department Field

Health and Human Performance

Professional Experience

University of Montana Present- Athletic Training Program Director

University of Montana 2008-2016 Program & Clinical Director Athletic Training

University of Montana 2006- 2008 Clinical Director Athletic Training

University of South Florida 2003-2006 Clinical Coordinator

Steadman Hawkins Clinic 1999-2003 Director of Athletic Training Services, Fellowship Director

 

Hobbies

Fly fishing, running, reading, playing with my two kids