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George James Davies

George James Davies, American physical therapist, educator. Recipient Cramer Products Athletic Training award, 1981; grantee numerous professional organizations and government agencies.


  • Davies, George James was born on June 9, 1947 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Healht and Physical Education, Trenton State College, New Jersey, 1969. Master of Education with high honors, 1972. Postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1973.

      Postgraduate, Fairleigh-Dickinson University, 1974., University Wisconsin, 1977., University Wisconsin, Lacrosse, 1978.


    • Student athletic trainer Trenton (New Jersey) State College, 1967-1979. Graduate assistant in health and physical education, 1971-1972. Instructor health and physical education Bergen Creative Commons, Paramus, New Jersey, 1972-1974.

      Athletic training consultant, 1974-1975. Member faculty, assistant professor physical therapy University Wisconsin, La Crosse, 1975-1980. Associate professor, since 1980.

      Department chairman, 1978-1979. Clinical supervisor, since 1979. Visiting assistant professor graduate program Institute Graduate Health Sciences, since 1980.

      Professor physical therapy. National faculty member United States.Sports Academy, Mobile, Alabama, since 1977. Member staff La Crosse (Wisconsin) Exercise Program, since 1976.

      Associate director, business manager sole practice Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, La Crosse, since 1979. Consultant in field; executive director We. Wisconsin Sports Medicine.

    Major achievements

    • Certified physical therapist Columbia University, 1975. Licensed physical therapist Wisconsin. Certified athletic trainer National Atheltic Trainers association.

      Certified exercise technician American College Sports Medicine. Certified emergency Medical Technicians, Wisconsin. Certified cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructor, trainer American Heart Association.

      Certified cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructor, standard first aid and personal safety instructor, advanced first aid and perosnal safety instructor, advanced first aid and emergency care instructor, American Red Cross.


    • Author: (with J. Tesch, et al) Lboratory and Field Tests for Cross country skiers, 1980. Co-editor: Textbook of Physical Therapy: Orthopaedics and Sports, 1984. Contributor chapters to books, over 50 articles to professional journals.

      Editor: sports medicine column Cardio-Gram, La Crosse, since 1976, Isokinetics and Exercise Science. Co-editor Journal Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, since 1979.


    Represented in Baptist churches are equally diverse worship styles, cultural mores and approaches to Scriptural interpretation. The resulting challenges and opportunities have made the believers stronger —through fellowship, respect, mutual support and dialog, all based on a belief that unity in Christ involves growth and understanding.

    Party affiliation: member American Baptist Church


    Creeds should be rejected as they may compromise a believer’s obligation to interpret the Bible under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

    Denomination: American Baptist Church


    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.


    Served with United States Marine Corps, 1969-1970. Member American Physical Therapy Association (president sports physical therapy section 1992, editor journal, chairman publications committee), American College Sports Medicine, National Athletic Trainers Association, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association, National Registry Emergency Medical Technicians, Wisconsin Registry Emergency Medical Technicians, National Jogger's Association, Phi Epsilon Kappa (national merit scholar, key award 1972), Sigma Xi.


    • Married Carol J. Riley, June 7, 1969. Children: Scott, Steven.
    • spouse: Carol J. Riley
    • children: Scott Davies
    • Steven Davies
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    Born June 9, 1947
    (age 70)