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Dr. Jason Crandall, Ph.D., EP-C

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

Education

Ph.D:  University of Utah

M.A:  University of Northern Colorado

B.S:  Western Kentucky University

 

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 in Exercise Science

KIN 518: Advanced Statistics in Kinesiology

KIN 599: Thesis Research

 

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 Tennessee certified nursing facility residents. $503,803.00 (2019)

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Advancing Academic-Research Careers Award; Co-Principal Investigator, PI: Janice Carter Smith; Interprofessional practice using Bingocize® with children with cognitive disability. $4,999.00 (Not Funded) 2019

National Institutes of Health-Institute on Aging Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) R15; Co-Principal Investigator, PI: Matthew Shake; Bingocize®: A Novel Mobile Application to Help Maintain or Improve Older Adults' Health, Function, and Cognition. $417,398.00 2018

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 2018 

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. $772,730.00  2017

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

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 2017

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

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

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

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

Selected Publications:

Crandall, K.J. & J. Neils-Strunjas. (In Review). A game-based health program for improving functional health and social engagement in long-term care residents. Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

Crandall, K.J., M. Shake, & U. Ziegler. (2019). Bingocize®: Assessing the impact of a game-centered mobile app on older adults’ health activation. OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine, 4(3):12; DOI:10.21926/obm.icm.1903041.

Dispennette, K*., K.J. Crandall,  M. Schafer, M. Shake, G. Macy & B. Clark*. (In Press).  Effects of a game-centered health promotion program on fall risk, health knowledge, and quality of life in community-dwelling Older Adults. International Journal of Exercise Science

Blasé, C*., H. Erwin, K.J. Crandall, J. Cui,* M.G. Abel, J.L. Clasey. (In Review).  Effectiveness of a physical activity enhancing program for use during indoor recess. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Neils-Strunjas, J.,  K.J.Crandall, J. Shackelford, K. Dispennette*, L.R. Stevens*, & A. Glascock* (2018). Students Report More Positive Attitudes Toward the Elderly Following an Interprofessional Service-Learning Course. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. DOI: 10.1080/02701960.2018.1479262

Shake, M., K.J. Crandall, R. Mathews*, D.G. Falls, & K. Dispennette*. (2018). Efficacy of Bingocize®: A game-centered mobile application to improve physical and cognitive performance in older adults. Games for Health Journal. 7(4): 1-9. DOI.org/10.1089/g4h.2017.0139

Falls, D.G.*., K.J. Crandall., M.Shake,, E. Norris, J. Taylor, & S. Arnett. (2018). Efficacy of a mobile application for improving gait performance in community-dwelling older adults. American Journal of Therapeutic Recreation. 17 (2):9-19. DOI.org/10.5055/ajrt.2018.0156

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.

Sobrero, G., S. Arnett, M. Schafer, W. Stone*, T.A. Tolbert, A. Salyer-Funk, K.J. Crandall, L.B. Farley, J. Brown*, S. Lyons, T. Esslinger, K. Esslinger, J. Maples. ( 2017). A Comparison of High Intensity Functional Training and Circuit Training on Health and Performance Variables in Women: A Pilot Study. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. 25(1): 1-30.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/wspaj.2015-0035.

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.

Crandall, K.J., 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. 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 (1). October-December: 1-8, DOI: 10.1177/2333721415613201.

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.

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.

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:

Dispennette, K.A., Crandall, K.J., Clark, B., Schafer, M., Shake, M., Macy, G., & Focht, B. Effects of Bingocize on quality of life and fall risk in community –dwelling older adults. American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Orlando, FL. May, 2019.

Taylor, J., Dolan, A., Piatt, J., & Crandall, K.J., Evaluation of FUNctional Movement: A supplemental facilitator training to complement the Bingocize® health promotion program. Indiana University-Bloomington School of Public Health Research Day. Bloomington, IN. April, 2019.

Blasé, C, Erwin, H., Crandall  K.J., Cui, J., Abel, M.G.,  Clasey, J. Comparing Children’s Physical Activity During Three Recess Conditions. SHAPE America Conference, Tampa, FL. April 2019.

Service

University and School Service:


International Journal of Exercise Science editorial board memeber (2017-Present)

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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