Faculty Profile for Dr. Allie Thomas

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Dr. Allie Thomas
Assistant Professor — Dept of Health & Human Performance
JOW A173
phone: (512) 245-2383

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Deringer, S. A., Thomas, K. A., & Zimmermann-Somoza, J. A. M. (2021). Mindful Experiences of Place On a Study Abroad Trip. In M. Baker & N. Carr (Eds.), Leisure activities in the outdoors: Learning, developing, and challenging. Cabi Publishing.
  • Thomas, K. A., Kirschbaum, L., Crowe, B. M., Van Puymbroeck, M., & Scmid, A. A. (2021). Integration of yoga in physical therapy clinical practice. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 59. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2021.102712
  • Pankey, R. B., Thomas, K. A., Ahrens, J., McFadden, M., & Blair, P. (2013). American College of Sports Medicine Heart Rate Responses of Male Law Enforcement Officers During Authentic Shooting Range Maneuvers. American College of Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise.
  • Kemp, M., Miller, S., Campbell, A., Pankey, R., & Thomas, K. A. (2009). Maximal Heart rates and Body Mass in Male Police Officers Participating in Authentic Shooting Range Maneuvers.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society. May 2022 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Guest Coach, Texas State Volleyball. October 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Teaching, Presidential Awards Program. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honor Society. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Service, Texas State University. August 2019

Selected Grants

  • Griffin, Luther Kent, Deringer, Stephen A (Co-Principal), Thomas, Krista A. Spring Lake Outdoor Education Program, State of Texas, $49276.31. (Funded: May 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020). Grant.
  • Farrell III, John W (Principal), Thomas, Krista Allie (Co-Principal), Jimenez, Jesus (Supporting), Rolfe, Rachel M. The integration of physiological and biomechanical measures to enhance engagement with adaptive sports and recreation for manual wheelchair users, Materials Application Research Center, Texas State University, $89892. (Funded: November 2022 - Present). Grant.
  • Deringer, Stephen Anthony, Griffin, Luther Kent, Thomas, Krista A, Dussler, Marcus R, Wait, M., Kipp, Lindsay Erin, Norton, Christine L. Strengthening experiential education opportunities in central Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife, State, $59920. (Funded: May 2022 - November 2023). Grant.
  • Deringer, Stephen Anthony (Principal), Griffin, Luther Kent (Co-Principal), Thomas, Krista A (Supporting). Aquarena Spring Outdoor Education Program, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, State, $50000.00. (Funded: June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018). Grant.
  • Thomas, Krista (Co-Principal). Creating a virtual environment for cue exposure and extinction among a high-risk alcohol abuse population, Research Enhancement Program, Institutional (Higher Ed), $8160. (Submitted: January 1, 2015, Funded: January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Clinical Assistant Professor Mentor, Shelby Jackson
September 2022-Present
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Committee
Student Recruitment Committee
August 2020-Present
Univeristy Leadership Assembly
August 2017-Present
Larry Turner Texas Classic Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
January 1, 2009-Present