Renée Hakim, PT, PhD, NCS
Chairperson, Program Director, Department of Physical Therapy, Professor
University of Scranton
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4586
Office: Edward Leahy Hall (ELH) 526
Voice: (570) 941-7935
Email : email@example.com
- Teaching Interests
- Research Interests
- Professional Activities
- Publications and Presentations
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Temple University
Motor Learning/Motor Control
Balance Training and Testing
Strengthening of Patients with Neurological Dysfunction
Haptic Robotic Device for training UE dysfunction
Board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) member
Geriatric and Neurology Sections
Northeast District Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association
Co-Chair for Continuing Education
Telespond Senior Services, Inc.
Senior Companions Advisory Board
A Balance Training Program Using the Nintendo Wii Fit to Reduce Fall Risk in
an Older Adult with Bilateral Peripheral Neuropathy. Physiotherapy Theory
and Practice, 31(2), 130-139.
Hakim RM, Davies L, Jaworski K, Tufano N, Unterstein A (2012). A Computerized
Dynamic Posturography (CDP) Program to Reduce Fall Risk in Community
Dwelling Older Adult with Chronic Stroke: A Case Report. Physiotherapy
Theory and Practice, 28(3), 169-177.
Fetherman D, Hakim RM, Sanko JS. (2011) A Pilot Study of the Application of
Thetranstheoretical Model During Strength Training in Older Women. Journal
of Women and Aging, 23(1):58-76.
Hakim RM, Cissel E, Cours J, Teel S, Leininger PM. (2010). A Cross-Sectional
Study of Balance-Related Measures with Older Adults who Participate in Tai
Chi, Yoga, or No exercise. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics,
Hakim RM, Collins J, Jamieson J, Knueven L, Sensbach K (2007). Case report:
A hippotherapy program to improve balance and functional performance in a
child with a neurological disorder. Hippotherapy, 1;6-7.
Hakim RM, Roginski A, Walker J. (2007). Comparison of fall risk education
methods for primary prevention with community-dwelling older adults in a
senior center setting. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 30(2):60-68.
Hakim RM, Kelly S, Grant-Beuttler M, Healy B, Krempasky J, Moore S (2005).
Case Report: A Modified Constraint-Induced Therapy (mCIT) Program for the
Upper Extremity of a Person with Chronic Stroke. Physiotherapy Theory and