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Faculty and Staff Research Publications: Mirtz, Tmothy A.

This guide provides information on the publications of Bethune-Cookman University Faculty, Administration, and Staff.

Selected Publications

Rollenhagen, B., Chandler, J. P., Mirtz, T. A. & Pietrzak, D. Effects of a practicum experience on the attitudes of undergraduate physical education students towards teaching students with  disabilities. (Under Revision). Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly.

 Mirtz, T. A.,  Chandler, J. P. & Greene, L. 3 to 5 year olds perception of physical activity through drawing. (Under Review). Perceptual and Motor Skills.

Kochesperger, K., Mirtz, T.A., Chandler, J. P. Arbogast, G. & Greene, L. A comparative study of physical activity levels of students with intellectual  disabilities to students without intellectual disabilities using the SOFIT instrument. (Under Review). Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.

 Mirtz, T. A. & Chandler, J. P. The clinician as part of the multi-disciplinary team for the education of children with special needs. (Under review). Journal of Chiropractic Humanities.

 *Mirtz, T. A., Chandler, J. P. & Eyers, C. M. (2011). The effects of physical activity on the epiphyseal plates: a review of the literature on normal physiology and clinical implications.  Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, 3(1), 1-7. [PMID: 22043265]

 Mirtz, T. A. & Greene. L. (2009). Using movement exploration in reading. Journal of the Kansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 81(1), 45-48.

 Mirtz, T. A., Wohl, R. E. & Greene, J. L. (2007). Understanding and identifying child sexual abuse. Journal of the Kansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 79(2), 47-51

 *Mirtz, T. A., Greene, L. & Thompson, M. A. (2006). Participant’s perception of chronic low back  pain: a pilot study assessing negative cognition. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 5(4),     135-143. [PMID: 19674685; PMCID; PMC2647068]

 *Mirtz, T. A., Thompson, M. A., Greene, L., Wyatt, L. H. & Akagi, C. G. (2005). Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis screening for school, community, and clinical health promotion practice utilizing the PRECEDE-PROCEED model. Chiropractic & Osteopathy, 13(1), 25. [PMID: 16318632; PMCID: PMC1325030]

 Clark, C., Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2005). Attitudes and perceptions of children on winning and fun: findings from grade school children on youth sports participation. Journal of the Kansas    Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 76(1), 21-26.

 *Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2005). Is obesity a risk factor for low back pain? an example of using the evidence to answer a clinical question. Chiropractic and Osteopathy, 13(1), 2. [PMID: 15967048; PMCID: PMC1151650]

 Greene, L., Mirtz, T. A., & Donnelly, J. (2004). Childhood obesity and physical activity: impact on the maturing skeletal system. Journal of the Kansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 75(2), 14-20.

 *Mirtz, T. A. (2001). Adult respiratory distress syndrome: clinical recognition and preventive management in chiropractic acute care practice. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 24(7), 467-473. [PMID: 11562655]

 Bonci, A.B., Ratliff, C. R., Adam, E. & Mirtz, T. A. (1990). Strength modulation of spinal erector muscles immediately following manipulation of thoracic and lumbar spine. Journal of Chiropractic Research and Investigation, 6(2), 29-33.

Mirtz, T. A., Reno, M. & Ratliff, C. R. (1989). Atlanto-axial instability in Down Syndrome: the role  of chiropractic in Special Olympic participation. Chiropractic Sports Medicine, 3, 81-84.

Alternative Health Methods [*National Library of Medicine (PubMed) indexed]

*Mirtz, T. A. & Perle, S. M. (2011). The prevalence of the term subluxation in North American English-Language Doctor of Chiropractic programs. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, 19(1),14. [PMID: 21682859]

*Mirtz, T. A., Hebert, J. J. & Wyatt, L. H. (2010). Attitudes of non-practicing chiropractors: a pilot survey concerning factors related to attrition. Chiropractic & Osteopathy, 18(1), 29. [PMID: 21050461; PMCID: PMC2992535]

*Mirtz, T. A., Morgan, L., Wyatt, L. H. & Greene, L. (2009). An epidemiological examination of the subluxation construct using Hill's criteria of causation. Chiropractic & Osteopathy. 17(1),13. [PMID: 19954544]

 *Blum, C. L., Globe, G., Terre, L., Mirtz, T. A., Greene, L. & Globe, D. (2008). Multinational survey of chiropractic patients: reasons for seeking care. Journal of the Canadian   Chiropractic Association, 52(3),175-184. [PMID: 18769601; PMCID: PMC2528271]

 Blum, C. L., Globe, G., Terre, L., Mirtz, T. A., Greene, L. & Globe, D. (2008). [Abstract in French].   Multinational survey of chiropractic patients: reasons for seeking care. Journal Association  Canadian Chiropractique, 52(3),175-184.

 Blum, C. L., Globe, G., Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2006). Patient preference for wellness care: Is it on the menu? Journal of Chiropractic Education, 20(1), 53-54.

 Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2004). Kansas and the dates of legal activity for chiropractic: 1957 to 1965. Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic, 24(2), 45-51.

 Mirtz, T. A., Long, P., Dinehart, A., Slaughter, R. L., DuVall, C. E., Bryson, R., Kourmadas, F. & Campo, J. (2002). NACM and its argument with mainstream chiropractic health care. Journal of Controversial Medical Claims, 9(1), 11-18.

 Mirtz, T. A. (2002). Kansas State Chiropractic College: 1949-1950. Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic, 22(1), 51-61.

 Mirtz, T. A. (2001). The question of theology for chiropractic: a theological study of the chiropractic prime tenets. Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, 10(1), 1-33.

 Mirtz, T. A. (2000). Reviewing the Green Books: BJ Palmer’s biblical usage and opinion on Christianity’s central figure. Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic 20(2), 37-47.

 Mirtz, T. A. (1999). Universal Intelligence: a theological entity in conflict with Lutheran theology. Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, 9(1), 1-17

Health and Medical Education [*National Library of Medicine (PubMed) indexed]

Thompson, M. A. & Mirtz, T. A. (2006). College student’s views of a comprehensive smoking  rdinance. Journal of the Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 78(2), 43-49.

Mirtz, T. A., Thompson, M. A. & Greene, L. (2005). A novel approach to teaching the effects of war on public health. Journal of the Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 76(1), 30-36.

Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2005). The era of uncertainty with genetics in medicine: 1900 to 1910. Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic, 25(2), 1-8.

 Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2004). Health educator awareness: strategies of the tobacco industry on environmental tobacco smoke. Journal of the Kansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 75(2), 32-37.

Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2003). Biomedicine throughout history and the development of science as it relates to manipulative therapeutics. Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic, 23(2), 59-67.

Mirtz, T. A. (2001). Organized medicine in Kansas: tracing medicine’s development and attitude  toward irregular practices and indirect role in public science education. Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic, 21(2), 37-61.

Books, Textbooks & Manuals

 Mirtz, T., Gibson, C., Harvey, S., McMaster, M. & Greene, L. (2011). Movement Exploration For The Developmentally Disabled. Kansas City, Missouri. Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Kansas City.

Greene, L., Gibson, C. & Mirtz, T. (2007). Playground Safety: A Guide to Keeping Children Safe and Reducing Injuries. Kansas City, Missouri. Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Kansas City.

 Book Chapters

 Mirtz, T. A. & Greene, L. (2010). Evidence-based decision-making. In: N. Salkind. Encyclopedia of  Research Design. (pp. 433-437). Thousand Oaks, CA. SAGE Publications.

 Mirtz, T. A. (2005). Health promotion in clinical practice. In: L.H. Wyatt. Handbook of Clinical Chiropractic Care. 2nd Edition. (pp. 3-10). Sudburry, MA. Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 Mirtz, T. A. (1995). Articular joint dysfunction syndrome. In: D.L. Anthony & Tranter, S. Motorized  Flexion-Distraction and Motion Adjusting (pp. 5-9). Topeka, Kansas. Jostens Publications.

 

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Timothy A. Mirtz, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Chair of Department of Secondary and Physical Education

CURE FACULTY MENTOR 2017

Office Location: Helen Kottle Memorial Building Room #106B
Office Phone: 386-481-2395
Office Fax: 386-481-2355
Email Address: mirtzt@cookman.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Kansas
  • MSE, University of Kansas
  • DC, Cleveland University
  • BA, Bethany Collete

 Current research interests:

  •  Child Physical Activity and Movement Education
  • Adapted Physical Activity/Education Pedagogy and Clinical Disabilities
  • Alternative Health Methods & Health and Medical Education

Publications in the Library

ResearchGate Page:

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Some of  the articles listed on this page can be downloaded from Dr. Mirtz's ResearchGate pages: