Amy McVickers is an adjunct professor within the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ, teaching Aviation Stress Management. She is a physical health and exercise science educator and practicing physical therapist. As an educator and physical therapist with over 24 years of experience, her recent concentration has focused on educating professionals, special populations, and collegiate students in understanding experiences of stress and how it influences personal and professional performance while developing strategies to promote resiliency.
Amy’s educational studies include a master’s in education with an emphasis on teaching diverse learning styles. Enhancing her degrees in health sciences and physical therapy, she holds teaching certifications in holistic health and stress management, including therapeutic yoga, imagery, deep relaxation, breathing, and meditative practices. Her academic teaching incorporates her understanding of human anatomy and physiology, ergonomics, disease prevention, and health and wellness to support performance in demanding industries and work environments.
Courses taught at the undergraduate level include Aviation Stress Management and UNIV 101: College Success.