Bill Andrews, PT, MS, NCS 
Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Therapy Education 
Campus Box 2085 
Elon College, NC 27244-2085 
OFFICE: (336)538-6859  
FAX: (336)538-6852 
EMAIL: andewsb@elon.edu
OFFICE HOURS
Location: McMichael Science Building, Room 003I
 
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT./SUN.
AM
 
 
 
 
 
 
PM
 3:00-5:00
 
 
3:00-5:00 
3:00-5:00 
 
TEACHING
Year
Module
Course 
Number
Credit  
Hours
Course Title
 2 VII  528  10 
Examination and Intervention of Neurological Disorders 
 2 XIV  537 
Rehabilitation: The Neuromusculoskeletal and Cardiopulmonary Patient
CONFERENCES:
LINKS:
American Society of Neurorehabilitation

American Physical Therapy Association

National Stroke Association

Neurology Section of APTA
 
 

CLINICAL

Experience -- 14 years as a PT; 11 years full-time clinical experience.

Expertise -- Stroke Rehabilitation; Hand-held Dynamometry for measuring muscle performance
 
 

RESEARCH

Background -- Relationship between shoulder pain and other impairments in patients with stroke; Assessing muscle performance with hand-held dynamometry; Strength impairments following stroke; Relationship between strength and functional limitations in patients with stroke
 

Present -- Case Study of long-term function and strength in a patient following stroke; Distribution of strength impairments following stroke; Predictors of function following stroke; Relationship between strength, speed of movement, and function following stroke.

 

EDUCATION

B.S. in Physical Therapy from UNC-Chapel Hill, August 1985.

M.S. in Physical Therapy from UNC-Chapel Hill, August 1990.

Neurologic Certified Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapist Specialties, April, 1997.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Manuscripts
Bohannon R.W., Andrews A.W.:  Interrater reliability of hand-held dynamometry. Phys Ther, 1987; 67:931-933.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W.:  Relative strength of seven upper extremity muscle groups in hemiparetic stroke patients.   J Neuro Rehab,  1987; 1:161-165.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W., Smith MB:  Rehabilitation goals of patients with hemiplegia.  Int J Rehab Research, 1988; 11:181-183.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W.:  Influence of head-neck rotation on static elbow flexion force of paretic side in patients with hemiparesis.  Phys Ther 1989; 69:135-137.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W.:  Accuracy of spring and strain gauge hand-held dynamometers. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 1989; 10:323-325.

Andrews, A.W., Bohannon, R.W.:  Decreased shoulder range of motion on paretic side after stroke.  Phys Ther 1989; 69:768-772.

Andrews, A.W., Horton, M.G.:  Letter to the editor.  Phys Ther 1989; 69-1117.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W.:  Shoulder subluxation and pain in stroke patients.  American Journal of Occupational Therapy 1990; 44:507-509.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W.:  Correlation of knee extensor muscle torque and spasticity with gait speed in patients with stroke.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1990; 71:240-243.

Andrews, A.W.:  Hand-held dynamometry for measuring muscle strength.  Journal of Human Muscle Performance 1991; 1:35-50.

Bohannon RW, Andrews AW:  Limb muscle strength is impaired bilaterally after stroke.  J Phys Ther Sci 1995; 7:1-7.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W.:  Relationships between impairments and gait performance after stroke.  Gait & Posture 1995; 3:236-240.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W., Thomas, M.W.:  Walking speed: reference values and correlates for older adults.  J. Orthop Sports Phys Ther 1996; 24:86-90.

Andrews, A.W., Thomas M. W., Bohannon R. W.:  Normative values for isometric muscle force measurements obtained with hand-held dynamometers.  Phys Ther 1996; 76:248-259.

Bohannon, R.W., Andrews, A.W.  Relationships between impairments in strength of limb muscle actions following stroke.  Perceptual and Motor Skills 1998; 87:1327-1330.

Andrews A.W., Bohannon R.W.  Distribution of muscle strength impairments following stroke.  Clin Rehab (in press).
 

Abstracts and Presentations
Andrews, A.W., Giuliani, C.A.:  The effect of leg position on active and passive dorsiflexion capabilities in hemiparetic subjects.  Proc of 66th Annual Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association, p S66, 1991.

Andrews, A.W., Giuliani, C.A.:  The effect of leg position on active and passive dorsiflexion capabilities in hemiparetic subjects.  Proc Fall Chapter Meeting of the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association, 1991.

Andrews, A.W., Thomas, M.W., Bohannon, R.W.:  Predictors of isometric muscle strength in healthy, elderly individuals.  Proc of 68th Annual Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association, p S84, 1993.

Andrews, A.W., Bohannon, R. W.:  Distribution of muscle strength impairments following stroke.  Proc of 74th Annual Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association, 1999.
 
 

PROFESSIONAL

American Physical Therapy Association
  North Carolina Chapter
  Member 1984 present
  Member of Neurology and Research Sections 1997 present

Graduate Education Committee, Division of Physical Therapy
  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  Member September 1988 - July 1990

Member, Research Committee
  Physical Therapy Dept., UNC Hospitals
  1991 - 1993, 1996 - 1997

Member, Rehab Unit Advisory Committee
  UNC Hospitals
  1990-1994

Member, Clinical Education Committee
  Physical Therapy Dept., UNC Hospitals
  1993-1995

Member, Stroke Clinical Pathway CQI Team
  Rehabilitation Unit, UNC Hospitals
  1996

Member, Research Committee
  North Carolina Physical Therapy Association
  1993 - 1995
Chairperson, Research Committee
  North Carolina Physical Therapy Association
  1996-present

Member of Graduate Council
  Elon College
  May 1998 to present

Member, Task Force on Practice
  North Carolina Physical Therapy Association
  July 1999 to present
 
 
 
 
 
 

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