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Mike Pascoe, PhD

Core Faculty


Senior Instructor

(303) 724-5978

mike.pascoe@ucdenver.edu

@mpascoe

Professional Qualifications

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, PhD in Neurophysiology, 2010

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, MS in Integrative Physiology, 2006

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, BA in Kinesiology, 2004

Curriculum Vitae

 Teaching Responsibilities

Summer Semester

DPTR 5001 Clinical Anatomy I Co-instructor (5 Credits, 60 students)
DPTR 6002 Clinical Anatomy II Co-instructor (3 Credits, 60 students)
MPAS 5100 Human Anatomy Co-instructor (5 Credits, 40 students)

Fall Semester

IDPT 5001 Human Body Block Co-Instructor (7 Credits, 160 students)
ANAT 6110 Human Anatomy Co-Instructor (8 credit hours, 19 students)
DSBS 5504 Human Anatomy Co-Instructor (9 Credits, 80 students)

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 Research and Scholarship Interests

Funded Activity

Lee LMJ (PI), Pascoe MA (Co-PI). University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, Academy of Medical Educators, Rymer Small Grants Program, 2012-2013. Development and Evaluation of a Modular Anatomy Resource Utilizing Innovative Camera Technology. $3,500.

Schwartz RS (PI), Enoka RM (faculty mentor), Pascoe MA (pre-doctoral fellow). University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Aging Training Grant 5T32-AG000279-08, 2008-2010. An institutional training grant to fund pre- and post-doctoral trainees at two University of Colorado campuses. Grant awarded to trainees based on a competitive application process.

Other Research and Scholarly Activity

Discussed “Teaching Anatomy with Technology” with visiting anatomy instructor Lucinda Bouillon, University of Findlay, March 18, 2014

Contributing Author, PT Think Tank, http://ptthinktank.com, 2010-present

Contributing Author, School of Medicine Wiki, http://denversom.wikispaces.com/, 2011-present

Interviewed, Why social media matters for physiotherapists. Erik Froese, in motion, Australian Physiotherapy Association, Sept 2011

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 Publications (within the last five years)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Pascoe MA, Gould JR, Enoka RM. Motor unit activity when young and old adults perform steady contractions while supporting an inertial load. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Feb;109(4):1055-1064.

Pascoe MA, Holmes MR, Enoka RM. Discharge characteristics of biceps brachii motor units at recruitment when older adults sustained an isometric contraction. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Feb;105(2):571-581.

Marmon AR, Pascoe MA, Schwartz RS, Enoka RM. Associations among strength, steadiness, and hand function across the adult life span. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Apr;43(4):560-567.

Barry BK, Pascoe MA, Riek S, Carson RG, Enoka RM. Common input to different regions of biceps brachii long head. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Mar;193(3):351-9.

Barry BK, Riley ZA, Pascoe MA, Enoka RM. A spinal pathway between synergists can modulate activity in human elbow flexor muscles. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Sep;190(3):347-59.

Barry BK, Pascoe MA, Jesunathadas M, Enoka RM. Rate coding is compressed but variability is unaltered for motor units in a hand muscle of old adults. J Neurophysiol. 2007 May;97(5):3206-18.

Abstracts

See Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations

Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations

Lowenthal PR, Dunlap JC, Dobrovolny J, Feyissa S, Pascoe, MA. Getting graphic about infographics: An analysis of popular infographics. Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Anaheim, CA; Oct 29-Nov 2, 2013.

Pascoe MA, Robertson EK. Utilization and perception of live-blogging coverage of an international manual therapy conference. American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH; Oct 16-20, 2013.

Lee LMJ, Pascoe MA. Development and evaluation of a digital anatomy resource with multi-focal plane, interactive images. American Association of Clinical Anatomists Annual Meeting, Denver, CO; Jul 9-13, 2013.

Monroe F, MacFarlane H, Pascoe MA. Student-created wiki for collaborative medical education. University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Mentored Scholarly Activity Presentations, Aurora, CO; Mar 7, 2013.

Pascoe MA, Davenport T, Noteboom T, Bise C, Elliott J. Follow us! Lessons learned using social media in PT programs. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA; Jan 23, 2013.

Pascoe MA, Gould JR, Enoka RM. Motor unit activity at recruitment when young and old adults support compliant loads. American College of Sports & Medicine Meeting, Denver, CO; Jun 2011. Abstract published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2011 May;43(5):614.

Pascoe MA, Holmes MR, Stuart DG, Enoka RM. Discharge characteristics of motor units during long duration contractions performed by young and old adults. Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Chicago, IL; Nov 2009. Abstract published in Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Pascoe MA, Holmes MR, Gaw ME, Enoka RM. Motor unit recruitment in the biceps brachii of older adults during a fatiguing contraction. Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Washington D.C.; Oct 2008. Abstract published in Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Jordan K, Pascoe MA, Riley ZA, Enoka RM. The regularity of motor unit discharge during steady contractions can vary with age. Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Washington D.C.; Oct 2008. Abstract published in Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Marmon AR, Pascoe MA, Enoka RM. Associations between force steadiness and tests of hand function across the adult life span. Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Washington D.C.; Oct 2008. Abstract published in Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Pascoe MA, Holmes MR, Gaw ME, Enoka RM. Motor unit recruitment in the biceps brachii of older adults during a fatiguing contraction. Mechanisms of Plasticity and Disease in Motoneurons, Seattle, WA; June, 2008.

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 Honors and Awards

AmeriCorps Service Scholarship, University of Colorado, Boulder ($1,000), 2008-2009

Dean’s List, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2003-2004

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