Faculty Profile for Dr. Angela Rich

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Dr. Angela Rich
Clinical Associate Professor — Department of Physical Therapy
WILW 354
phone: (512) 716-2668

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Rich holds Bachelor of Science Degrees in Athletic Training and Physical Therapy as well as a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy. Her specialization is in Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics with a focus on elite club, collegiate and professional athletes. She was a private practice owner for sixteen years prior to joining the musculoskeletal team at Texas State University.

Teaching Interests

Orthopaedics

Research Interests

The study of movement impairments and their relationship to injury and chronic conditions.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Boucher, B. K., Rich, A. J., Gobert, D. V. N., Gardner, B., Metzner, P., King, C., & Buse, M. (2021). The Effectiveness of a Functional Movement Assessment and 4-Week Exercise Training Program for Female High School Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 35(1), 102–110. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002549
  • Rich, A. J., & Stickley, L. (2020). Correlation between Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Screen and Subacromial Impingement Test-Item Cluster in Collegiate Baseball Pitchers. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 15, 1080–1089. https://doi.org/10.26603/ijspt20201080
  • Rich, A. J., & Stickley, L. A. (2020). Correlation between Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinical Screen and Subacromial Impingement Test-Item Cluster in Collegiate Baseball Pitchers. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 15(6), 1080. https://doi.org/10.26603/ijspt20201080
  • Rich, A. J., & Stickley, L. A. (2020). CORRELATION BETWEEN THE KERLAN-JOBE ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC SCREEN AND SUBACROMIAL IMPINGEMENT TEST-ITEM CLUSTER IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL PITCHERS: A PILOT STUDY. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 15(6), 1080–1089. https://doi.org/10.26603/ijspt20201080
  • Boucher, B., Rich, A. J., & Gobert, D. (2018). The Effectiveness of a Functional Movement Assessment and 4-Week Exercise Training Program for Female High School Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Academic Excellence in Teaching as Clinical Associate Professor, College of Health Professions. August 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Academic Excellence in Service, Department of Physical Therapy. August 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Assistant Professor Service Award, College of Health Professions. August 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, Department of Physical Therapy. August 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, Assistant Professor, College of Health Professions. February 2017 - August 26, 2017

Selected Grants

  • Rich, Angela J (Principal), Boucher, Brenda (Co-Principal). Comparison of Wrist Braces, With or Without Exercise, for Patients with Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Dysfunction, Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $16000. (Submitted: December 1, 2015, Funded: January 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Director
Physical Therapy Clinic
September 2018-Present
Faculty Program Representative
Bobcat Days
October 16, 2021-Present
Member
Personnell Committee
October 2020-Present
Faculty Advisor
Texas State Community Access Clinic
January 2019-Present
Member
Health Professions Clinics
September 2018-Present