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Christopher Petrosino PhD


Cook C, Wilhelm M, Cook A, Petrosino C, Issacs R. Clinical tests for screening and diagnosis of cervical spine myelopathy. J Manipulative Physiological Therapeutics. 2011.

Reneker J, Paz J, Petrosino C, Cook C. Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Tests and Signs of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2011.

Schlessman A, Martin K, Ritzline P, Petrosino C. The role of physical therapists in pediatric health promotion and obesity prevention: A comparison of attitudes. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2011.

Petrosino C, Porterfield J, Levison D, Sommer J. Acadaware, Version 1: A PT Clinical Education Management Software Program. Akron, Ohio, Acadaware, L.L.C., 2011.

Scott R, Petrosino C. Physical Therapy Management: a comprehensive textbook. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. 2008.

Petrosino C. Communication competence in patient-physical therapist interaction: Conceptualization within a Multitheory-Multimethod Framework (Doctoral dissertation, Ohio University, 2004). Dissertation Abstracts International. Registration No. TX6-004-279 (UMI No. 072699), August 2004.


Peatman N, Wetherbee E, Petrosino C. Survey Development for a comparison of APTA Credentialed vs. Non-Credentialed Clinical Instructor’s Teaching Behaviors and Attitudes. Physical Therapy 2011. Poster Presentation. Baltimore, MD. June 10, 2011.

Petrosino C, Porterfield J, Koran K, Conrad A. The Effects of a Physical Therapy Exercise Protocol and Registered Dietitian Nutritional Consultation on bone density and fitness of women between the ages of 18 to 50: A Pilot Study Proposal. The University of Akron Conference on Undergraduate and Graduate Research. Poster Presentation. April 8, 2010.

Petrosino C. The Multitheory-Multimethod Framework for Defining a Theoretical Term: Communication Competence in Patient-Physical Therapist Interaction. Advances in Qualitative Methods 2007: The Eighth International Interdisciplinary Conference. Platform Presentation. Banff, Alberta Canada. September 21-24, 2007.

Petrosino C. Communication Competence in Patient Physical Therapist Interaction. APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Poster Presentation. San Diego, CA., February 4, 2006.

Petrosino C, Gandy J. Transitioning to the DPT: How it Affects PT Practice & Clinical Education. The Ohio Consortium of Physical Therapy Programs 15th Annual Workshop. Invited Speaker. Findlay, Ohio. March 19, 2004.


Musolino G, Petrosino C, Dunfee H, Thiele A. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: The Role of the New DCE/ACCE for a Doctoring Profession. APTA Combined Sections Meeting Pre-Conference. Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV. February, 9, 2009.

Petrosino C. Resolving Conflict in the Clinical Setting. APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Invited Speaker. Boston, MA, February 22, 2002.