Amy Wagner, PT, DPT, GCS

Associate Professor

Amy Wagner, PT, DPT, GCS is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at University of the Incarnate Word. She has 14 years of experience as a licensed Physical Therapist, with most of them in geriatric settings such as skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, home health, outpatient clinics, and wellness/prevention. After receiving a BS in Math from UC Santa Barbara, she received an MPT and DPT from Azusa Pacific University. Practice and research interests include women's health issues across the lifespan, Parkinson's Disease, successful aging in place, wellness, physical activity in older adults, and fall prevention. She is secretary of the APTA Academy of Geriatrics Health and Wellness special interest group.

School of Physical Therapy
Saidoff Center, Room 2104


Professional Topics I and II

Professional Critical Self-Reflection Series

School of Physical Therapy


Profession and Community

Garza M, McCaleb J, Martinez S, Wagner A. The Effects of Aerobic and Strengthening Exercises on Cognitive Function and Functional Mobility in Community Dwelling Older Adults. 4th Annual Geriatric Conference, Building Partnerships for Geriatric Care: Helping Elders Age in Place, 2014, San Antonio, TX.

Wagner A, Walk ME, Goulet C. Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Model for Facilitation of Clinical Reasoning in an Entry Level PT Program using Problem Based Learning. NEXT Conference; Exposition of the America Physical Therapy Association, June 2014, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Wagner A, Klappa S, Hughes L. Cooperative Tutorial Group Learning Influences On Individual Student Academic Success in a Problem-Based Learning Environment. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, 2014, Las Vegas, NV.

Wagner A. Recognizing and managing female athlete triad in an adolescent cheerleader with Stress fractures: a case report. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, 2014, Las Vegas, NV.

Wagner A, Hughes L, Associations between the tutorial group process and academic Success in a Problem-Based Learning Program. Seventh Annual UIW Research Week, February 2014. Platform Presentation, San Antonio, TX.

Wagner A, Ellis N, Rodriguez C, The Importance of Rough and Tumble Play in Emotional and Vestibular Development. (Platform presentation) Lifelong Health, Fitness and Learning through Play Conference. 2013, San Antonio, TX.