Positions

Overview

  • Donald H. Lein Jr., PT, PhD is an Associate Professor and the Director of Continuing Education and Community Outreach in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He continues to practice part time in the UAB Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center at the Kirklin Clinic. His research interests include developing and implementing physical therapy interventions to improve the care of individuals with osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures, exploring the role of physical therapists in providing health promotion and education while providing typical physical therapy services, and developing and testing educational strategies to enhance Doctor of Physical Therapy education. He has published manuscripts in peer -review journals and presented nationally and internationally concerning his research interests. He has served as delegate and is currently the Chief Delegate of the Alabama Chapter of the APTA. He has received several awards for patient care excellence at UAB, the 2014 Marilyn Gossman Award for Professionalism in Physical Therapy, and the Fall 2017 UAB Disability Support Services Outstanding Recognition Award.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Assessing a novel way to measure three common rehabilitation outcome measures using a custom mobile phone application 2019
    2019 Part 1: Preparing entry-level occupational and physical therapy students to promote health and wellbeing with Individuals with disabilities. 2019
    2018 Interaction of factors affecting vibration transmission to skeleton during standing: A narrative review 2018
    2018 Role of Yoga in Osteoporosis Rehabilitation 2018
    2018 Assessing a novel way to measure step count while walking using a custom mobile phone application 2018
    2018 Part 2: Preparing entry-level occupational and physical therapy students to promote healthy lifestyles emphasizing healthy eating with individuals with disabilities 2018
    2017 A model to integrate health promotion and wellness in physical therapy practice: development and validation. 2017
    2017 Cross-validation of the Student Perceptions of Team-Based Learning Scale in the United States 2017
    2017 Evaluation of team-based learning in a doctor of physical therapy curriculum in the United States 2017
    2016 Evaluation of Three Osteoporosis Prevention Programs for Young Women: Application of the Health Belief Model 2016
    2015 Impact of varying the parameters of stimulation of 2 commonly used waveforms on muscle force production and fatigue 2015
    2014 Evaluation of a Computer-Tailored Osteoporosis Prevention Intervention in Young Women 2014
    2011 Osteoporosis Prevention Among Premenopausal Women: A Review of Bone Enhancement Interventions 2011
    2001 “Tone Your Bones” A Model for Health Education for Older Adults 2001
    1989 Placebo effect in TENS study? (I: reply) 1989
    1989 Comparison of effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation of auricular, somatic, and the combination of auricular and somatic acupuncture points on experimental pain threshold 1989

    Teaching Activities

  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PT762 - PT Professional Practice III (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PT798 - Doctoral Level Non-Thesis Res (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • RHB798 - Non Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • RHB790 - Rehab Sci Research Project (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PT702 - Functional Anatomy (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PT762 - PT Professional Practice III (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PT702 - Functional Anatomy (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PTGR747 - Sem Infact Children Dev Disab (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PT721 - Path/Pharma Movement Disord II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • PT702 - Functional Anatomy (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT711 - PT Examination I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • RHB781 - PrincRehabSci:ExerciseScience (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PT721 - Path/Pharma Movement Disord II (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PT798 - Scholarly Activity Project (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • RHB781 - PrincRehabSci:ExerciseScience (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • RHB784 - Res Design/Measure Rehab Sc II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PT721 - Path/Pharma Movement Disord II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PT762 - PT Professional Practice III (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PT764 - Prof Practice V - Capstone Exp (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PTC780 - Hlth Focused Care in PT & OT (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PTC783 - Hlth Foc Patient/Clt Manage II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • RHB781 - Topic in Rehab Sci Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • RHB784 - Res Design/Measure Rehab Sc II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT721 - Path/Pharma Movement Disord II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT762 - PT Professional Practice III (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PTC782 - Hlth Foc Patient/Client Mgt I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • PTC781 - Hlth Foc Pat/Client Comm Advoc (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PTC780 - Hlth Focused Care in PT & OT (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PTC783 - Hlth Foc Patient/Clt Manage II (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • RHB781 - Topic in Rehab Sci Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • RHB784 - Res Design/Measure Rehab Sc II (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PT721 - Path/Pharma Movement Disord II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PT762 - PT Professional Practice III (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PTC782 - Hlth Foc Patient/Client Mgt I (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • PTC781 - Hlth Foc Pat/Client Comm Advoc (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • RHB782 - Tpcs Rehab Sci Res: Work/Play (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PTC780 - Hlth Focused Care in PT & OT (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • RHB781 - Topic in Rehab Sci Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • RHB784 - Res Design/Measure Rehab Sc II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2012) 2011 - 2012
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • PT713 - PT Intervention I (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2011) 2010 - 2011
  • PT771 - Clinical Education II (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • PT770 - Clinical Education I (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PT721 - Path/Pharma Movement Disord II (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PT715 - PT Intervention III (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Donald Lein