September 27, 2012
BS in Exercise Physiology, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
MS in Physical Therapy, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
DPT, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
PhD, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Exercise Physiology; Systems and Diseases IV; Cardiopulmonary Conditions and Management; Patient Management; Advanced Physiology
Exercise Physiology, CHF and exercise, COPD and exercise, Continuing Education competence
Dias KJ, Collins SM, Cahalin LP. Physical Therapy Implications in managing patients with pacemakers and defibrillators. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal. 17(2) 67-74; 2006.
Collins SM. Dias KJ. Cardiac System. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 3rd Edition, Butterworth and Heinemann. Saunders Elsevier 2009.
Dias KJ, Collins SM, Amos K, Smiddy J, Martchink P. Blood Pressure and RPE in Upper vs. Lower Extremity Exercise. Abstract. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 2007; 18(4) 38.
Collins SM, Dias KJ, Cahalin LP. Pacer Settings and Exercise Tolerance in Heart Failure: A Case Presentation. Abstract. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal. 15(4); 2004.
When I’m Not Teaching
I enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons, Aidan and Evan, trying the eclectic cuisine that St Louis offers, and travelling both nationally and internationally.