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Jason Crandall, Ph.D., EP-C

Jason Crandall, Ph.D., EP-C
- Associate Professor in Exercise Science & Kinesiology (M.S), Director - Center of Applied Science in Health & Aging

Education

Ph.D:  University of Utah

M.A:  University of Northern Colorado

B.S:  Western Kentucky University

 

Scholarship

External Funding

United States Center for Medicare Services Civil Money Penalty Grant; Bingocize®: An evidence-based health promotion program to improve the quality of life of Kentucky certified nursing facility residents. $126,215.00 (Funded) 2018 

University of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England College Research Fund; Co-Investigator; Bingocize®: A Novel Mobile Application to Help Maintain or Improve Older Adults' Health, Function, and Cognition. $3,000.00 (Funded) 2017

United States Center for Medicare Services Civil Money Penalty Grant; Bingocize®: An evidence-based health promotion program to improve the quality of life of Kentucky certified nursing facility residents. $773,449.00 (Funded) 2017

Owensboro Regional Health Hospital Community Benefit Grant. Bingocize® improves health and quality of life in older adults. $36,677.00 (Funded) 2017

National Institutes of Health Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) R15; Bingocize®: A Novel Mobile Application to Help Maintain or Improve Older Adults' Health, Function, and Cognition. $471,398.00 (In Review) 2017

Kentucky NSF EPSCoR – Research Startup Support grant (RSS) Investigators: Lee Winchester (PI), K. Jason Crandall (Senior Personnel). The Efficacy of Intermittent Blood Flow Restriction Walk Training for Enhancement of Function and Physiological Health in the Older Adult Population. $63,440.00. (In Review)

Ergotron Inc. Evaluation of sit-stand desktop workstations in the workplace$25,000.00 (Funded) 2016

Retirement Research Foundation Grant. Efficacy of a mobile application for improving older adults’ health, function, and cognition. $94,682.00 (Funded)2015

Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation Kentucky Commercialization Fund Grant $74,860.00 (Funded) 2014

Selected Publications:

Neils-Strunjas, J.,  K.J.Crandall, J. Shackelford, K. Dispennette*, A. Glascock*, & L. R. Stevens*. (In Press). Students Report More Positive Attitudes Toward the Elderly Following an Interprofessional Service-Learning Course. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education.

Shake, M., K.J. Crandall, R. Mathews*, D.G. Falls, & K. Dispennette*. (In Press). Efficacy of Bingocize®: A game-centered mobile application to improve physical and cognitive performance in older adults. Games for Health Journal.

Falls, D.G.*., K. J. Crandall., M.Shake,, E. Norris, S. Arnett. (In Press). Efficacy of a mobile application for improving gait performance in community-dwelling older adults. American Journal of Therapeutic Recreation.

Pearson, R.*, K.J. Crandall, & J. Maples. (2017). Students’ perceptions of an applied research experience in an undergraduate exercise science Course. International Journal of Exercise Science. 10 (7): 926-941.

Crandall, K.J. & M. Shake. (2016). A mobile application for improving functional performance and health education in older adults: A pilot study. Journal of Aging Science. 4(2): 1-5. 

Crandall, K.J., B. Zagdsuren*, M.A. Schafer, & T. S. Lyons. (2016). Static and active workstations for improving workplace physical activity and sitting time. International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 4 (2): 20-25, DOI:10.13189/saj.2016.040202. 

Willard, M.R*., K. J. Crandall. (2016). Intergenerational service-learning to combat ageism in exercise science students. Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Sport. 53(2): 55-67. 

K.J. Crandall, K. Steward, & T. Warf*. (2016). A mobile application to reduce perceived stress in female undergraduate students. American Journal of Health Studies. 31 (2): 68-73. 

Williams, K*., A.K. Brown*, K.J. Crandall., & R. Tinius. (2016). Evidence-based educational information increases knowledge regarding physical activity during pregnancy in women of child-bearing age. Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Sport. 4(1): 36-46

Williams, K*., A.K. Brown*, K.J. Crandall., & R. Tinius. (2016). Evidence-based educational information increases knowledge regarding physical activity during pregnancy in women of child-bearing age. Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Sport. 54(1): 36-46 

Walker, S*. & K. J. Crandall, (2016). Wiihabilitation for Improving Balance in Clinical Populations. Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 54 1): 64-71.

Fairman C*, K. Kendall, B. Harris, K.J. Crandall, J. McMillan. (2016). Effectiveness of a training program using an Alter-G treadmill to improve physiological and psychosocial measures in female breast cancer survivors. International Journal of Exercise Science. 9(1): 101- 109. 

Crandall, K. J. & K.I. Steenbergen*. (2015). Older adults’ functional performance and health knowledge after a combination exercise, health education, and bingo game. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. October-December: 1-8, DOI: 10.1177/2333721415613201. 

Crandall, K.J. (2014). Bingocize®: Successful integration of intergenerational service-learning into an exercise science practicum project. Journal of Community Engagement in Higher Education, 6 (2): 1-6. 

Crandall, K.J., T. Carlin*, & A. Flynn*. (2015). Comparison of Dominant and Non-Dominant Range of Motion in Collegiate Baseball Pitchers. International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, 3(2): 16-18, DOI: 10.13189/saj.2015.030202. 

Crandall, K.J., C. Fairman*, and D. Anderson*. (2015). Functional fitness in older adults after a combination multicomponent exercise program and bingo game. International Journal of Exercise Science, 8 (1): 38-48.

Vowels, M.R.* & K.J. Crandall. (2014). A descriptive study of exercise science students’ knowledge of, and attitudes toward, older adults. Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal, 51 (2): 66-78. 

Presentations:

Crandall, K. J. A game-centered health program to improve quality of life in older adults. National Council on Aging Center for Healthy Aging Annual Meeting. Washington D.C., May 23, 2018.

Crandall, K.J., Shake, M., & Mathews, R.P., & Dispennette, K. Bingocize®: An Intervention for Older Adults’ Cognition, Functional Performance, and Health. American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Minneapolis, MN., May 2018.

Dispennette, K., Stevens, L., Machine, T., Clark, B., Neils-Strunjas, J., and Crandall, K.J. Bingocize®: An evidence-based health promotion program for improving functional performance, social engagement, and health knowledge in rural older adult communities. Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference, Bowling Green, KY.; November, 2017.

Taylor, J., Piatt, J. & Crandall, K.J. Bingocize®: An interdisciplinary health promotion program for older adults. American Therapeutic Recreation Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.; September, 2017. Accepted for Presentation 

Crandall, K.J., Bischoff, H., & Davis, J. Bingocize® : A Fun Health Promotion Program to Get your Residents Moving! American Association of Service Coordinators, Orlando, FL.; September, 2017. Accepted for Presentation

Crandall, K.J., Shake, M, & Kratner, L. Bingocize®: An innovative health promotion program to improve physical and mental fitness. University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging Conference, Louisville, KY.; June 12th, 2017. 

Shake M., Crandall, K.J., Mathew, R., Makenna, S., Richardson, C., Nunez, K., and Zierten, M. Bingocize®: An Intervention for Older Adults’ Cognition, Functional Performance, and Health Knowledge IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA.; July2017.

Crandall, K.J., Falls, D., Shake, M., Norris, Elizabeth, Arnett, S., Dispennette, K., & Mathews, R. A mobile application for improving gait characteristics in community-dwelling older adults. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.; 2017. 

Falls, D., Crandall, K.J., Shake, M., Norris, B., Arnett, S., Mathews, R.P., & Dispennette, K. Efficacy of a mobile application for improving gait performance in community-dwelling older adults. Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Greenville, SC; February 2017.

Vondy, R., Schafer, M., Crandall

Teaching

EXS 296: Practicum in Exercise Science

EXS 324: Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology

EXS 455: Exercise and Aging

EXS 496: Internship in Exercise Science

EXS 498: Capstone Res Exp Exercise Science

KIN 518: Advanced Statistics in Kinesiology

KIN 599: Thesis Research

Service

University and School Service:


Member WKU School of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Director search committee (2017)

Member WKU Intellectual Property Committee (2015-Present)

Judge for WKU Student Research Conference (2014-2016)

Member WKU Exercise Science faculty search committees (2014-2016)

Faculty Sponsor WKU Exercise Science Club (2014-2016)

Member WKU Exercise Science student awards committee (2014)

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