Sachiko Komagata, P.T., Ph.D.

Sachiko Komagata
Email
komagatas@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-987-2663
Fax:
Office Location:
Wellness Center 527
Office Hours:
See my Syllabus and by appointment
Dept/School:
Holistic Health
Vita(PDF):

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. Physical Therapy, Temple University, 2004; Thesis Title: Physical Therapists' Beliefs about What Facilitates Successful Patient Outcomes
  • M.P.T. Physical Therapy, Temple University, 1993
  • B.P.E. Physical Education, Japan Women's College of Physical Education, 1986


Publications:

  • Komagata, S. (Aug. 2008). Five tips for swimming successfully against non-holistic culture. Edge Life Magazine.
  • Komagata, N. and Komagata, S. (2008). Ava's Bedside: Making Sense Through Attachment. Morrisville, NC: Lulu.com.
  • Komagata, N. and Komagata, S. (2007). The Mind-Body Connection Behind Holistic Approaches to Health: Recent Advancements and Current Limitations. Ewing, NJ: Nobo & Sachiko Komagata.
  • Komagata S, Newton R. (2003). The Effectiveness of Tai Chi on Improving Balance in Older Adults: An Evidence-based Review.  Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 26(2):9-16.


Courses Taught:

  • HE 210 Holistic Health Foundations /Holistic Health Past Present and Future (F 04, Sp & F 05)
  • HE 310 Holistic Views of Women's Health (Sp 09 & 10)
  • HE 330 Health, Humor, and Healing (F 04 & Sp 05)
  • ES 335 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (F08, 09 & 10)
  • HE 340 Eastern Views of Holistic Health (F 05, 09 & Sp 08)
  • HE 350 Special Topic: Women's Health (Sp 06 & Sp 07)
  • HH 500 Anatomy and Physiology: A Holistic Approach (Sp 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, & 10)
  • HH 501 Foundations of Holistic Health (F 04 & 06)
  • HH 530 Research Methods (F 05, 06, 07, 08, & 09)
  • HH 540 Humor and Healing (F 05)
  • HH 570 Holistic Women's Health (F 09)
  • HH 599 Project in Holistic Health (F 04 & 06, Sp 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, & 10)

Research Area

  • Wellness promotion through holistic health concepts, holistic views of women's health/wellness

Service to the University:

  • Currently I serve as a Program Director of Holistic Health Studies Program and for Web sub committee, Advisory Committee & Program Committee of McAuley Institute of Lifelong Learning (non-credit courses, being a moderator of Exercise Science Club and Women's Esteem Club  I have been providing presentations and workshops to various groups (International Culture, Gateway to the Art, etc.) and participate in Health Fairs at GCU

Why I love GCU:

  • Serving extremely passionate, motivated, and talented students through our "signature program," Holistic Health Studies program!

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