Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Education, Cognate - Kinesiology - Motor Control, University of Colorado, 1989
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Texas Women's University, 1977

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Education, Orthopedics, Neurology, Research, and Private Practice Sections
  • Colorado Chapter, APTA
  • Colorado Physical Therapy Network
  • Prosper Meniere Society

Expertise & Certifications

Movement Science specialist with a focus on the management of movement related disorders both from an orthopedic and a neurological origin. Expertise in posture and gait, health promotion and aging, and special populations such as women's health and multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease.

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Explore the use of motor control (kinematics and EMG) and motor learning principles in clinical management.
Evaluate educational pedagogy in PT education and the impact of doctoral education on PT practice.
Promote optimal aging interventions in PT practice.
Investigate the role of physical therapists as primary care providers in chronic disease management.

Recent Publications

Mulligan, N., Tschoepe, B. A. , & Smith, M. B. (2010, February). A model for primary care. The physical therapist role in managing chronic neuromuscular disease. American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, California.

Mulligan, N., Tschoepe, B. A. , & Smith, M. B. (2010, February). Physical therapists as primary care providers for chronic neuromuscular disease: A case report. American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, California.

Norton, B.,Tschoepe, B. A. et al. (2010, February). Diagnosis Dialogue: Current Practice and Future Implications in Women's Health. Panel Participant, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, California.

Norton, B., Zadai, C., DeLitto, A., & Tschoepe, B. A. (2009, February). Diagonsis Dialogue Current Status and Future Implications. Panel Participant, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Recent Presentations

Tschoepe, B., Christenson, M., Gorman, I. (June 10, 2011) Old is New: Embracing the Role of the Physical Therapist with Older Adults, American Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference and Expo, National Harbor, DC.

Awards & Recognition

Tschoepe, B. Treadmill training in people with Parkinson's Disease, Sponsored Projects Academic Research Council (SPARC) Grant, Regis University, $6,000, 2010-2012